Michael Coone joined the Gaston County Department of Health and Human Services Management Team in 2014, serving as Administrator of Adult and Aging Services. He was promoted to Assistant Social Services Director in January 2022. Prior to Gaston DHHS, Michael worked for Catawba County for eight years, where he was the Quality Management and Training Director for Family NET of Catawba County, a Division of Catawba County Department of Social Services. Michael has an additional eight years of direct care and management experience working with adult and geriatric populations with severe and persistent mental illness in inpatient and community treatment settings.
Michael completed undergraduate studies at Western Carolina University and a Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration from East Carolina University.