| Mr. Larry Jones was hired as the County Administrator for Walton County on August 27th, 2013. Larry is a lifelong resident of Walton County, and served as District 3 Commissioner from 2000 - 2012. During that time, he sat as Chairman for four years.
Larry was born on May 18, 1959, resides in Mossy Head with his wife, Kim. Larry and Kim have three children, Lauren, Ben and Lindsey. Larry enjoys playing golf, reading, spending time with his family and friends.
He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from the University of West Florida in 1982 and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Strayer University in April of 2008. In the past, Larry was the Government Affairs Manager for Waste Management, an adjunct professor at Columbia Southern University and an owner of multiple small businesses.
Larry’s professional affiliations include the Florida Association of Counties, Florida Small County Coalition, National Solid Waste Managers Association and the Walton County Economic Development Alliance.
“Walton County’s greatest asset is its citizens. I am proud to have served them as a Commissioner for 12 years and look forward to continuing to serve as their County Administrator”. – Larry Jones
Walton County Administration
76 North 6th Street
DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433