Coryea Confirmed as Acting County Administrator for Manatee

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County Commissioners have unanimously confirmed Cheri Coryea as acting County Administrator. Coryea will become the County's first ever female Administrator on March 1. She has 30 years of experience, including 28 in management with Manatee County. She served as interim County Administrator since 2017 and was Director of the Neighborhood Services Department for the past 10 years, where she managed an annual budget of over $44 million including federal, state and local grants, and focused on building community relationships and interacting with the over 150 not-for-profit agencies, hospitals, and intergovernmental organizations that collaborate with Manatee County to serve citizens.

Earlier in her career with the County, Coryea developed the Children's Services Fund from its inception in 1991 and helped it grow to its current annual budget of $15 million. She oversaw the two Community Redevelopment Area budgets of $2.5 million annually and oversaw the creation of the Southwest Tax Increment Financing District in 2014. She also led the development of several key County initiatives including: the creation of the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDI), Health Care for the medically needy, Children’s Services Tax, Manatee Millennial Movement (M3) and more.

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