Let’s take Flagler County to the Next Level
Over the last 27 years Donald has lived, worked and served in our community and he believe’s it’s time for new leadership that will bring energy and fresh ideas to our County Commission.
Donald O’Brien is a candidate for Flagler County Commission, representing District 5. Born and raised in New York, Donald and his family moved to Palm Coast in 1990.
Donald is a Rotarian and a member of several community and business organizations. He is a board member and past two-time Chairman of the Board of the Flagler County Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the Florida Hospital Flagler Foundation Board and chairs the 20/20 Society fundraising campaign, and serves on the board and the finance committee of the Early Learning Coalition of Flagler and Volusia Counties.
Currently, Donald is Chief Financial Officer and an Account Executive with Hayward Brown-Flagler, Inc., a full-service independent insurance agency serving Flagler County since 1982. In addition to managing the daily operations of the company, he develops solutions for the insurance and risk management needs of Flagler’s small business owners, professionals and individuals.
Between his professional careers in New York and Florida, Donald has more than twenty years of experience in the banking and insurance industries.
Check out who’s supporting Donald.
Mayor Elect Milissa Holland
“I have known Donald throughout the years in varying leadership roles within our community. Whether it be advancing our Hospital Foundation needs, increasing educational opportunities within our Early Learning Coalition or engaging the business community within the Chamber of Commerce, he has always stepped up to meet the needs throughout our County. He will bring a fresh perspective to the County Commission and I look forward to working with him in forging a better working relationship with the City of Palm Coast.” – Milissa Holland, Mayor Elect of the City of Palm Coast
City of Palm Coast Mayor Jon Netts
Donald O’Brien has been an outstanding member of our community for almost three decades. Donald will not only bring new energy and fresh ideas to the Flagler County Board of County Commissioners, he will be one of the key bridge builders that will help revitalize the relationship between the City of Palm Coast and Flagler County.
Congressman Ron DeSantis
Current U.S. Representative for Florida’s 6th Congressional District
State Representative Paul Renner
Current State House Representative for Florida District 24
What Donald’s focused on.
Donald wants to be your County Commissioner because it’s time for new leadership that will:
Focus on Flagler's Future
Support an economic environment that makes it easier for businesses to want to come here and for those that are here to grow and create jobs
Promote Cooperation Between Local Governments
Teamwork and unity between our local governing boards is vital to our County as we grow into the future
Create Strategic Goals and Visioning
Promote smart spending and hold County staff accountable with metrics for achieving our strategic goals
Keep Citizens Engaged
Citizens need to be continuously engaged in our County’s future
Donald believes government is never the hero of the story.
Donald’s campaign is about our community.
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Show you support Donald by requesting a yard sign, hosting a candidate “meet and greet”, or simply showing up to events that Donald is attending. Donald wants to take Flagler County to the next level. Do you?