Welcome Tom Tomerlin
Deltona’s Assistant Economic Development Manager
Tom Tomerlin is the Assistant Economic Development Manager for the City of Deltona, Florida. He is responsible for guiding and implementing the City’s economic development strategy. Doctor Tomerlin “Tom” is a seasoned Economist with over 20 years of experience in the analysis of both public and private sector issues. He has experience in a variety of fields including Economic Development, Real Estate, and Land Use decision making. Tom is most fond of helping economic development efforts for local governments in Florida. and as a Florida native, he has experienced the changing Florida landscape over the past decades.
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Mr. Tomerlin enjoys spending time with his two sons and fishing fresh-water lakes throughout Central Florida.
A Central Florida Native
An analytical approach…
Doctor Tom Tomerlin earned a PHD from the University of Florida and teaches as an adjunct economics instructor on occasion. He has also earned a Master’s Degree from Clemson University. (at a time when they were not a football powerhouse)
The Right Direction
“Going forward, Deltona should continue to highlight the unique assets we have in-place. These assets include: Interstate 4 access, a talented workforce and available land.” -Tom
A New Decade
Longer term, Deltona has great potential for building an employment center of regional significance. Development of this type will provide economic opportunities to to Deltona residents who may be traveling elsewhere in the region for work.
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“The City is well positioned for more economic growth thanks to the groundwork laid by the Deltona Commission and Staff. I give special credit to the work of Jerry Mayes, Economic Development Manager, for helping to lay a solid foundation.” -Tom