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