Mark Danaj, Manhattan Beach City Manager
Mark represents the next generation of city managers who offer fresh ideas and contemporary approaches to leading municipalities in partnership with the communities they serve,” Mayor Amy Howorth said. “The City Council is thrilled to have attracted someone of Mark’s caliber to Manhattan Beach.”
Danaj began serving as Fremont’s assistant city manager in January 2011. Prior to that, he worked as the human resources director for the City of San Jose. Danaj’s resume also includes work for Chicago’s Lake County, where he served as assistant county manager and director of HR.
Danaj holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame. He is also a graduate of the Harvard Kenney School’s Senior Executives in State and Local Government program.