Authority slates new executive director

The Cambria County Redevelopment Authority has a new executive director.

The authority announced Thursday that Renee Daly has accepted the job.

Daly has been working in economic development since 2007 and has served as Johnstown’s Comm­unity and Economic Development Department director since 2012, according to a news release.

The county Redevelop­ment Authority board voted unanimously to hire Daly.

“Renee was the best of the candidates that the personnel committee interviewed,” said current Executive Director Larry Custer, who is set

to retire.

Officials also thanked Custer for his work.

“I would like to thank Larry Custer for his 40 years of service to the Redevelopment Authority,” said Sam Piccioni, the authority’s chairman. “His expertise and dedication to

Cambria County will be missed.”