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Dale Folwell

Dale Folwell


Dale Folwell has served as North Carolina’s state treasurer since 2017 and is next up for reelection in 2024. Previously, he served in the state’s House of Representatives from 2005–13 and was speaker pro tempore from 2011–13. As a state lawmaker, he was a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and active in the group’s Tax and Fiscal Policy task force.

From 2013–15, Folwell served as head of the state’s Division of Employment Security during the administration of Governor Pat McCrory (R).


  • Signed State Financial Officers Foundation (SFOF) organized resolution supporting Israel’s genocide in Gaza and committing to invest in SFOF bronze-sponsor Israel Bonds despite “Moodys and Standard and Poors (S&P) have[ing] recently downgraded Israel’s credit score, citing a negative outlook on Israel’s economy (5/14/24)
  • Divested $40 million in Unilever assets due to Ben & Jerry’s boycott of Israel (12/21/23)
  • Called on BlackRock CEO Larry Fink to resign or be ousted from the asset management firm, citing a “loss of confidence” in his leadership due to his focus on ESG initiatives (12/9/22)
  • Signed a letter to Morningstar asking the company to stop its negative ratings of firms connected to Israel (8/25/22)
  • Signed a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission opposing the proposed rule known as The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors (6/17/22)
  • Signed a letter to the Department of Labor opposing possible agency actions to protect life savings and pensions from threats of climate-related financial risk (5/16/22)
  • Hosted a panel discussion at SFOF’s 2022 National Meeting titled, “What’s Next for the Economy in 2022?” that featured economist Stephen Moore and ALEC’s Jonathan Williams (2/17/22)
  • Participated in a Tax & Fiscal Policy Task Force Panel Discussion at the 2021 SFOF-ALEC Joint National Meeting moderated by ALEC’s Jonathan Williams that included Louisiana Treasurer John Schroder and West Virginia Treasurer Riley Moore (7/29/21)
  • Signed an SFOF letter urging President Biden to withdraw his nomination of Sarah Bloom Raskin as vice chair for supervision at the Federal Reserve for her “radical banking and economic views” that would “disrupt the private banking sector, reliable energy supplies, and the U.S. economy” (1/31/21)

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Contact Information

Department of State Treasurer
3200 Atlantic Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27604
Phone: (919) 814-4000
Email: NA

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