Ed De La Vega serves as Wellington’s Assistant Village Manager. De La Vega has been with the Village of Wellington since 2009, when he joined the staff as a Senior Project Manager, working on important Capital Improvement Projects. He went on to serve as Director of Purchasing and General Services Director in 2014, before being appointed to his current post in January of 2021. In this role, De La Vega oversees a broad range of departments including Parks and Recreation, Community Services, Planning, Zoning and Building, Engineering, and Purchasing and Risk.
Mr. De La Vega and his family are proud to call Wellington home. His wife Edilia serves the Village as the Principal of Panther Run Elementary School; their children, Alex and Amanda grew up in the Village and attended our great local schools.
Prior to joining the Village of Wellington Mr. De La Vega was employed by Lennar Corporation as Director of Purchasing. In his tenure there, he was involved in all aspects of home building, including contract administration, budgeting, permitting, and design. De La Vega previously worked as a Controller in the Food Service Industry.
Mr. De La Vega earned a Bachelor of Business degree (Business Administration), majoring in Finance, from Florida Atlantic University. He is a Certified Public Procurement Buyer (CPPB) and a member of the National Institute for Governmental Purchasing (NIGP).