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Darin Atteberry Bio

Darin Atteberry is the City Manager for the City of Fort Collins, CO, a position he has held since December 2004. Prior to that, Darin served as the Fort Collins Assistant City Manager for more than 8 years.

As City Manager, Darin has led the City government through a time of transformational change, moving the organization from a "trust us" model to one that uses a data-driven, performance based approach. Darin is an advocate for community collaboration and has built strong relationships with both public and private sector partners.

During his tenure with the City of Fort Collins, Darin has had a variety of additional responsibilities, including serving as the Executive Director of the Fort Collins Urban Renewal Authority, past Director of the Fort Collins Housing Authority, and past Chair of the Metro Denver City Manager's Association. Darin is also a board member for the Alliance for Innovation and the ICMA Center for Performance Measurement.

Prior to coming to Fort Collins, Darin worked with cities in California, Washington, and Georgia. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in City and Regional Planning from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California, a Master's Degree in City Planning and a Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, both from Georgia Tech.

Darin, his wife, Deborah, and their four children enjoy living in Fort Collins and are active in several community and school activities.