The director of Fort Wayne’s Downtown Improvement District has resigned and will leave the organization in November.
Dan Carmody said he has accepted a new job as president of the Eastern Market Corporation in Detroit. His last day in Fort Wayne will be Nov. 16.
Although he regrets leaving Fort Wayne, Carmody said the move will give him the chance to play a role in cutting-edge urban agriculture. “To me it was just an opportunity to do some things I couldn’t pass by,” Carmody said.
Carmody had been with the group for about two years.
Fort Wayne's loss is definitely Detroit's gain. Carmody brought intelligence, realistic perspective, energy and fresh ideas to his position as head of the DID. I wish him well in his new endeavor and hope that Steve Brody and the rest of the DID board can find an equally-capable replacement...