The City of Lawrenceville has hired Barry Mock to assume the role of Public Works Director. Mock comes with extensive background and experience in both public and private sector engineering, construction and logistics management disciplines.

Mock will spearhead efforts to manage the maintenance and growth of the City’s robust utilities, fleet and streets and sanitation departments while overseeing major municipal construction projects.

“Barry comes with a proven track record in project management and execution,” said Chuck Warbington, City Manager. “We are pleased to have attracted him and his level of expertise to this critical role for the City and look forward to what his leadership will bring to Lawrenceville and its future.”

Mock has worked for Gwinnett County Public Schools as the Director of Business Solutions, managed operations for Hollandsworth Construction and has experience in entrepreneurial business development. He has also held engineering and planning management roles with Precision Planning, Vintage Communities and Lucent Technologies.



“Lawrenceville’s infrastructure and support services are a significant resource to the community and I am excited to be part of such an impressive operation,” stated Mock. “I look forward to working hand-in-hand with City Administration, Council and its people to support and lead the growth of the City in the years to come.”

Mock began his employment with the City on August 4, 2017. He is a graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering. For more information on news in the County Seat of Gwinnett, visit the City’s new website at