Taco E. Pope, AICP has worked for Nassau County since 2005. He was unanimously appointed County Manager by the Board of County Commissioners in 2020 after serving the County in various capacities including Assistant County Manager and Planning & Economic Opportunity Director. As the County government’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), he provides fiscal, strategic and operational leadership to the organization, as well as sound analysis and professional implementation of the Board’s policies.
Mr. Pope is certified professional planner through the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), holds a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from Florida Gulf Coast University, and two Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degrees from the University of North Florida. He serves on the Board of Trustees for the Florida Association of Counties Trusts and the Board of Directors for the Regional Community Institute of Northeast Florida.