Dayton Names Next City Manager

Feb 1, 2016

Dayton City Manager Shelley Dickstein
Credit City of Dayton

Interim Dayton City Manager Shelley Dickstein is losing the "interim" from her title.

Dickstein will be officially appointed during Wednesday's City Commission meeting.

The former Assistant City Manager was promoted to Interim City Manager in September 2015.

According to the city:

Dickstein began her career with the City of Dayton in 1996 and has 20 years of urban administration and economic development experience. During her tenure, Dickstein has structured and overseen the completion of 125 development projects that created 4,800 new jobs, supported the retention of 15,000 jobs, and leveraged over $260 million of development in the Dayton community. 

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley made the announcement Monday morning. In a statement she says Dickstein "will bring a strong vision to move the community forward."

Dickstein says she's looking forward to the job.

"I am excited to lead a City organization in good financial condition, with a talented and passionate staff, and poised for strong growth in the coming years," said Dickstein.  "As a Dayton citizen, I am excited to work with this exceptional elected leadership team and continue the work that we have started."

According to the city's statement, Dickstein's annual salary will be $172,500. Dayton has a budget of more than $600 million.