City Manager

Ronald "Ron" M. Ferris
City Manager, City of Palm Beach Gardens

Professional Experience: City Manager- City of Palm Beach Gardens, FL (2001-present); Consultant- Interim City Management Services, Inc. (2000-2001); Town Manager- Town of Lantana, FL (1990-2000); Chief of Operations- Town of Lantana, FL (1987-1990); Director of Parks and Recreation- City of North Lauderdale, FL (1983-1987); Director of Parks and Recreation- Lee County, NC (1980-1983); Parks and Recreation Superintendent- Broward County, FL (1977-1980); Recreation District Supervisor- City of Miami Beach, FL (1974-1977).

Education:  Master of Science in Public Administration and Bachelors of Science in Parks and Recreation Administration from Florida International University, Miami, FL.

Professional Affiliations: Member (35 years) of the International City Management Association (ICMA); Member (25 years) of the Florida City and County Management Association (FCCMA)- President (1999-2000); President (1995-1996) of the Palm Beach County City Management Association (PBCCMA); Board of Directors (1996-2000) of the Palm Beach County League of Cities.