Conley works as the Economic Developer for ElectriCities of NC. ElectriCities serves 51 cities and towns across North Carolina that are members of the organization. Nineteen are in the western part of the state and 32 are in the eastern part of the state. Prior to joining ElectriCities in August of 2003, Conley worked for The North Carolina Department of Commerce for 13 years where he assisted companies wanting to expand or relocate to North Carolina from all over the world. During that time he assisted companies like John Deere, TIAA- CREF, Sysco Food, Mobil, Titleist,
and others to consider the benefits of calling North Carolina home.
Since joining ElectriCities, Conley has worked with member communities on better preparing them for economic growth. He has introduced clients directly to member communities. Conley was responsible for successfully locating Smithfield Foods and Sysco Food products within his first year of joining ElectriCities. Conley graduated from High Point University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. After working for a year with the Durham City school system as an attendance counselor, he went back to college and obtained a Master of Arts degree in counseling from North Carolina Central University. Conley enjoys living in Raleigh with his wife Robin; they have two daughters, Carson, and Madison.