Jim Bagby takes the helm at TDC

Published: Friday, July 5, 2013 at 09:07 AM.

Walton County's new Tourist Development Council executive director has been on the job just three weeks. He seems to be taking in stride the enormity that he came onboard during the county's busiest time of the year.

Jim Bagby is still evaluating and assessing his new position, surroundings, and his employees, but he is no stranger to his environment as he has worked in the county for almost 10 years.

As town manager in Rosemary Beach, Bagby has sat on TDC committees and worked with three of his predecessors during those almost 10 years: Kriss Titus, Sonny Mares, and Dawn Moliterno.

Bagby says each brought their own strengths and weaknesses to the job.

Assessing his own strengths, Bagby believes he brings more management experience to the position than the other three.

And assessing the strengths of the others, Bagby gives the highest points to Titus.

"She was strongest in destination marketing, I think," he said. "I need to work on that…”

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