Joey Harrison

Human Resources Director

Joey Harrison has served as DIT's Human Resources Director since October 2017. In this role, Joey leads the Human Resources Division and is responsible for guiding the development of HR policy and practice for the agency. His team manages and guides critical organizational support functions involving recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, organizational development, performance management, equal opportunity employment, employee relations, benefits administration, and training and development, among others.

Joey is a career state employee with over 22 years of service. He has worked in a variety of human resources roles at other agencies including the Department of Justice, Department of Commerce, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Department of the Secretary of State, and the Department of Transportation. As a native of Wake County, Joey grew up in Garner.

Joey earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Appalachian State University. He currently resides in Raleigh with his wife and two children. Joey enjoys music, hiking and camping in the mountains, and working in the yard to support his work-life balance.