GROVELAND — Dan Murphy has been named the city’s new community redevelopment agency manager and economic development project manager.
Murphy, an international economic-development specialist with broad marketing experience, will manage Groveland’s 1,000-acre CRA district, which includes all of historic downtown Groveland and generally runs along State Road 50 from east of Green Valley Boulevard to the city’s western border. Murphy will be responsible for physical improvements in the area and for driving economic development.
Murphy held a similar position at the city of Dania Beach since 2013. Before that, he was the executive director of the Lake Okeechobee Regional Economic Alliance. He earlier served on Highlands County’s Economic Development Administration.