Raised in Pitt County, Brian Farkas has the real-world skills necessary to hit the ground running on Day One and make sure government works for you, supports your successes, and contributes to the healthy growth of our communities.
Whether it’s his work in the private and public sectors, or serving on boards and commissions, Farkas is a proven leader who has engaged a number of organizations on issues affecting North Carolinians and delivered tangible results to improve Pitt County and the state. Brian is “all in” when it comes to giving back to the community he grew up in, doing whatever it takes to bring people together and fix problems.
Farkas works in an architecture firm, founded right here in Pitt County, that works with businesses, local and state governments, and educational organizations to build stronger communities across Eastern North Carolina through responsible building design. He’s helped small towns and community colleges craft master plans to guide their long-term goals and built meaningful relationships with people from all walks of life.
Prior to joining JKF Architecture, Farkas worked for the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, where he specialized in emergency management measures to safeguard the lives and prized research of over 1,000 people. He has also worked for the United States Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina.
Farkas received a B.A. in Political Science and a Minor in Economics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, as well as a Master of Public Administration from the UNC School of Government in Chapel Hill.
Brian Farkas was educated in North Carolina’s public schools and universities. He knows firsthand that the strength of our schools are a direct reflection of our communities. In the legislature, Farkas will:
A community is only as healthy as the people living in it. Brian Farkas believes everyone should have access to quality health care that doesn’t break the bank, helps avoid preventable diseases, and lets North Carolinians live long and productive lives. In the State House, Farkas will:
A thriving economy is powered by good-paying jobs, constant innovation, and equality of opportunity for all. Brian Farkas is ready to help remove obstacles to economic growth and improve shared prosperity for everyone. In the State House he will:
Brian Farkas strongly believes in standing up for our environment and clean energy opportunities from the mountains to the coast. Keeping our state pristine is good for our people, our economy, and our future. In the State House, Farkas will:
Our criminal justice system is in dire need of reform, disproportionately affecting poor and minority communities. We need to ensure the system operates equitably to reduce the population of incarcerated people. Farkas will fight to:
Government is at its best when your public officials are responsive to the people – and only the people. Eliminating corruption in elections and in our government is critical to a healthy North Carolina. Brian Farkas will fight to:
Across Pitt County, we’re building a grassroots organization to get our message out and deliver new, effective leadership for District 9. You can help elect Brian by signing up for a volunteer event!