David E. Scott joined the city of Delray Beach’s senior management team as a new assistant city manager last month. Scott, along with Assistant City Manager Francine Ramaglia, will support City Manager Donald Cooper in operations, projects and programs that serve the community. Scott possesses an extensive background in public service with more than 28 years of government work under his belt. According to a recent press release by the city, Scott’s expertise in financial management, strategic planning and municipal engineering will be integral as the city strives for economic success, smart growth and sustainable development. Scott has held several leadership positions at the executive level, including assistant county administrator (Pinellas County), deputy mayor for operations (Baltimore), deputy city engineer (Highland Park, Illinois) and head of the Public Works Department (Atlanta and Baltimore). He completed undergraduate and graduate programs at the University of Maryland, earning a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and Master of Engineering.