Canandaigua City Manager designate David Forrest will be in town tonight for a get acquainted session with local media. He currently is the Municipal Administrator in Norristown, Pennsylvania a job he has had since May 2007. Prior to Norristown he was Borough Manager for Landsdowne Borough, Pennsylvania.
He holds a bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania and received his Master of Public Administration degree from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse. In 18 years of local government work he tells us the toughest part of the job is finding the right life and work balance.
He was one of five finalists for the post and he'll start in Canandaigua in March.