July 15, 2024


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Daytona Beach Shores names Lory Irwin new finance director

City of Daytona Beach Shores assistant finance director Lory Irwin was promoted to finance director. Irwin came to the city nine years ago as the accountant in the Finance Department and worked her way to assistant finance director in February 2017. “I’m excited about this new opportunity and believe my education and experience have prepared me well,” Irwin said in an email. "Our strategy is to control long-term liabilities and recurring expenses, to always budget for depreciation and to be careful about spending. We take that fiscal responsibility very seriously.”

DAYTONA Seaside SHORES —  When Kurt Swartzlander, 51, was appointed town supervisor earlier this year, one particular of the first tasks the previous finance director faced was employing his substitution. 

Swartzlander promoted Lory Irwin, 48, from assistant finance director to finance director — she started on Saturday, June 4.

Irwin joined the town 9 yrs back as the accountant in the finance department and worked her way to assistant finance director in February 2017, doing work carefully alongside Swartzlander.

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“I’m energized about this new prospect and think my education and encounter have geared up me properly,” Irwin wrote in an email to The Information-Journal. “I’ve uncovered a good deal about fiscal administration from Kurt more than the earlier 4 yrs, and he will continue on to be my mentor. We hope a clean changeover, and I’m searching ahead to doing the job with Kurt and the relaxation of the administration crew on the city’s economical soundness.”