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Daley Appointed City of Emporia Assistant City Manager

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Emporia, VA – Emporia City Manager Brian S. Thrower has announced the appointment of Dr. Edwin C. Daley as Assistant City Manager. Daley has 40 years of experience in local government management.    He presently serves as Projects Administrator for the City.  

Thrower believes Daley will do an outstanding job as the City’s new Assistant City Manager.  Thrower states, “Dr. Daley’s educational background and extensive local government management experience make him the perfect choice for the position.”  Mayor Person states, “I look forward to Dr. Daley’s continued work with the City and his leadership on the various projects he is coordinating.  His extensive knowledge in local government will make him a valuable asset to the City of Emporia.”

Daley is working with other City staff members to coordinate capital projects such as the W. Atlantic Street Neighborhood Improvement Project, East Atlantic Street Widening Project, the Belfield Business District Revitalization Project, the South Main Street Enhancement Project, and the West Atlantic Street Sanitary Sewer Replacement.  He is also assisting staff with coordinating animal shelter improvements, storm drainage improvements at the Emporia Industrial Park, and an emergency power connection for the Municipal Building.  

Daley and his wife Karen have two daughters and two grandchildren.


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