Tony Delgado accepted the role of City Manager on January 4, 2016. He began work with the City of Lakeland in January 1997 as Assistant Director for the RP Funding Center (formerly The Lakeland Center) and went on to become the Assistant City Manager in November 2000. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Parks & Community/Commercial Recreation from Southern Illinois University.
Shawn Sherrouse was appointed Deputy City Manager on July 23, 2018. Shawn served as the Assistant City Manager for the City of Lakeland from September 12, 2016 until his new appointment as Deputy. He was the Assistant City Manager for the City of Auburndale for 4 years and also served as their Community Development Director for 6 years.