Commissioner Cromartie was appointed to the Wayne County Board of Commissioners in January 2013 to serve district 2. He was elected Vice-Chairman of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners in December 2013 and 2014.
Commissioner Cromartie was a teacher in Cumberland County, an Educational Consultant for the State Department of Public Instruction, a Vocational Education Director for Goldsboro City and Wayne County Public Schools as well as Principal, Assistant Principal, County Athletic Director and Retired Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources. He served on the Board of Directors for the Mount Olive Family Medical Center.
Commissioner Cromartie resides in the Town of Mount Olive.