NEW CASTLE, Del. – County Executive Tom Gordon has appointed Delaware Attorney Samuel L. Guy to the position of Acting Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for New Castle County. "His knowledge, skills, and abilities will serve him well in this position,” County Executive Gordon said. Guy, a Wilmington resident, initially joined the Gordon Administration in January of 2013 as an Executive Assistant.
Sam Guy brings a broad range of administrative and legal experience in the public and private sector to the post. Guy says he looks forward to providing continued support to the CE and CAO. The County Executive has been very mindful of workforce diversity and equal employment opportunity.
“In this year when the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is being celebrated, it is a blessing to have real opportunities,” Guy said. “I thank the CE and CAO.”
Attorney Guy served as a member of City Council in Wilmington, Delaware (At-Large) from 1997-2001. Mr. Guy served as the Chair of the Judiciary Committee, Education Committee, and Census Complete Count Committee. He also served as a member of Delaware’s Wilmington Neighborhood Schools Committee. He served for four years as the Chairman and President of the Delaware State Conference of the NAACP. He has also been the Chair of the NAACP Northeast Region extending from Maine to Delaware.
Attorney Guy holds a Juris Doctor (JD) Degree from the Delaware Law School of Widener University; a Masters Degree In Public Administration (MPA) from the University Of Delaware specializing in State and Local Government as well as Fiscal and Resource Management; a Masters Degree In Business Administration (MBA) from the University Of Rochester in Finance, Marketing, and Applied Economics; and a Bachelors of Science (BS) from Delaware State University in Mathematics and Chemistry. He was a Midshipman at the United State Naval Academy. Guy later completed graduate studies at UD, receiving a Masters of Instruction (MI) in Educational Technology and a Masters of Education (MEd) in Educational Leadership.
Guy will earn a salary of $129,936 per year in his new position.