Daytona Beach, FL - Daytona Beach City Commissioners chose 44-year-old Deric Feacher as the city's new manager during a special meeting yesterday (March 27). The decision came after one-on-one interviews with the Commission. Feacher is one of the top five finalists.
Prior to the final decision, three of the finalists withdrew. They are Thomas Hutka, who withdrew on March 16, Caryn Gardner-Young on March 19, and Terry Suggs on March 26.
Here is a synopsis of his resume:
Feacher has 20 years of senior level executive experience managing local government. He is currently employed as city manager of Haines City, Florida.
The next step in the process is for Commissioner Aaron Delgado and City Attorney Bob Jagger to negotiate an employment agreement and determine a start date.