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 Beach front SHORES —  When Kurt Swartzlander, 51, was appointed metropolis supervisor before this calendar year, 1 of the 1st responsibilities the former finance director confronted was hiring his substitution. 

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

Irwin joined the town 9 yrs ago as the accountant in the finance section and labored her way to assistant finance director in February 2017, functioning closely alongside Swartzlander.

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“I’m thrilled about this new option and feel my education and expertise have ready me very well,” Irwin wrote in an electronic mail to The Information-Journal. “I’ve acquired a great deal about fiscal management from Kurt above the past 4 a long time, and he will continue on to be my mentor. We hope a easy transition, and I’m seeking forward to working with Kurt and the relaxation of the management group on the city’s money soundness.”