On Wednesday, April 20, City Manager Erdal Donmez announced that Human Resources and Financial Services Director Susan Grant is the new Deputy City Manager. Grant has worked for the City for 20 years and is highly qualified as she has extensive knowledge in finance and human resources.
“I look forward to leveraging Susan’s financial expertise and long history with the City to continue delivering on our Business Plan and offering our community the best possible level of service,” Donmez said.
“"I'm excited to be able to serve the residents of the City of Coral Springs as a Deputy City Manager, and to continue the tradition of excellence that has been established by our employees," Grant said.
Grant, a Certified Public Accountant, joined the City of Coral Springs in March 1991 as City Controller. In 1993, she became the Director of Human Resources, where she was responsible for recruitment and selection, policy formation and interpretation, training and development, classification and compensation, rewards and recognition, employee relations (including labor negotiations), and pension and benefits administration. Grant was also instrumental in the City receiving the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award as the lead application writer on the senior management team, and was also a Baldrige examiner. In April 2010, she also took on the City’s financial responsibilities when she became the Director of Financial Services.
Grant holds a Bachelors of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida.