• 1131 N Paul Russell Road, B-201 | Tallahassee, FL 32301

Armando Fana

City of West Palm Beach

Armando Fana has experience with housing, social services initiatives, and government administration that spans over 20 years. During his tenure as a Program Manager for the Broward County Florida Workforce Development Board from 1997 to 2001, he played an important role in implementing welfare reform and workforce development programs.

Armando was also the Director of the Hollywood, FL Workforce One Center from 2001-2003, where he managed the delivery of workforce development and welfare-to-work programs. He joined the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in 2005 as the Field Office Director for the Miami Field Office, which covers the ten southernmost Florida counties. As Field Office Director, Armando served as the highest-ranking local HUD official and the Secretary of HUD’s local representative, ensuring that HUD programs and services were being delivered effectively to the community.

In 2015, Fana joined the City of West Palm Beach as the Director of Housing and Community Development, where he was responsible for the oversight of funding and programs that provide attainable housing, community and economic development, homelessness prevention, and social services to residents of the City of West Palm Beach. In 2019, Mayor Keith James appointed him as the City’s Assistant City Administrator. His current responsibilities include oversight of Development Services, Public Utilities, Engineering, Library and Parking Administration. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and an Associate of Science in International Business Management. He is a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, where he served for seven years on active duty. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Little Smiles of Florida and the Florida Housing Coalition.