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DDB Selects New Assistant Director
ORLANDO, Fla. (February 4, 2013) – David Barilla has been
selected as assistant director of the Downtown Development Board and
Community Redevelopment Agency (DDB/CRA).
Barilla’s selection results from a national search which attracted more
than 200 applications.
Barilla has served the DDB/CRA for more than two years, most recently as
Economic Development Coordinator III, and has distinguished himself as
an outstanding performer while working on key projects such as the $165
million 55 West, the new Mad Cow Theater, and critical program
initiatives including the DDB/CRA’s development of high-wage, high-value
Barilla received his undergraduate degree from the University of Central
Florida and earned his MBA from the University of Florida.
Prior to joining the City of Orlando’s DDB/CRA, Barilla worked with
local and national real estate firms and was a member of the Florida
Army National Guard.
About the Downtown Development Board
The mission of the Orlando Downtown Development Board (DDB) is to
strengthen the role of Downtown Orlando as the economic, governmental
and cultural center of Central Florida. The DDB is responsible for the
planning, implementation and administration of the City's core area
redevelopment and development program. For more information, visit