Tracy Smith serves as Assistant to the Sheriff and Office Manager for the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.


Ms. Smith was born and raised in Orange County, graduating from Orange High School in 1987. Working since high school gaining experience at a variety of jobs, she became a bank teller at Hillsborough Savings, a position she enjoyed for five years.


Ms. Smith began her service with the Sheriff’s Office in 1995, hired by then-sheriff Lindy Pendergrass.  She served as a front desk receptionist, the head of records, and as the executive assistant to the Sheriff before assuming her current role in 2012. During a decade of that time, Ms. Smith also served as the part-time youth minister at Chestnut Ridge UMC from 2010 to 2018.


While working two jobs and raising a family, Ms. Smith also earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Religion from Liberty University in December 2014.  


In her current role, Ms. Smith works with payroll, finance, purchase orders, and contracts. She manages the budget and assists the Sheriff with his schedule/appointment calendar. In addition, and she helps manage, inventory, and order necessary equipment and supplies.

Address: 106 E. Margaret Ln. Hillsborough, NC 27278        


Phone: (919) 245-2904