Mr. Otte is the CRA and Economic Development Manager for the City of New Smyrna Beach. He is a current FRA Board Member and has over 30 years of redevelopment & economic development experience – as a City Manager; CRA and Economic Development Director. His commercial realtor experience has spanned many years, and he maintains his Florida Real Estate Sales Associate license (voluntarily inactive). He managed a family construction business, is a IEDC Certified Economic Developer and a FRA Florida Redevelopment Administrator. He has a master’s degree in Public Affairs from the University of Cincinnati and a bachelor’s Degree, Thomas More College, Crestview Hills, Kentucky.