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 Seashore SHORES —  When Kurt Swartzlander, 51, was appointed town supervisor previously this calendar year, a person of the 1st duties the previous finance director confronted was employing his alternative. 

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

Irwin joined the metropolis nine several years ago as the accountant in the finance office and labored her way to assistant finance director in February 2017, performing closely alongside Swartzlander.

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“I’m energized about this new option and feel my schooling and knowledge have ready me very well,” Irwin wrote in an electronic mail to The Information-Journal. “I’ve figured out a lot about fiscal management from Kurt about the earlier four yrs, and he will go on to be my mentor. We expect a smooth changeover, and I’m seeking ahead to doing work with Kurt and the relaxation of the administration crew on the city’s money soundness.”