Ocala announces new utilities director

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Posted May 7, 2021 |

Marvin Ayala will take over as the director of Ocala Electric Utility.

Ayala has served as the deputy director since 2018 and recently accepted the director’s role. OEU is owned by the City of Ocala.

Prior to joining OEU, Ayala was the director of electric operations for South Norwalk Electric and Water, a manager for Eversource Energy, and a supervisor for the United Illuminating Company in Norwalk, Connecticut. He also served as the customer project manager for Consolidated Edison Company in New York.

Ayala recently graduated with his MBA and has a bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership from Manhattan College.

Doug Peebles was recently promoted to the deputy director post. He has been with the utility department since 2000.

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