Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Garden City – Paul R. Daigle, a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel and Albertson’s Inc., manager, is the new Deputy Director of Maintenance for the Ada County Highway District as of June 27, 2011.
Paul Daigle hired to helm ACHD Maintenance
Daigle, 59, comes to the highway district with more than 30 years of management and executive experience in the U.S. Air Force, in retail sales and in his own financial consulting business. He takes over leadership of the largest part of ACHD, overseeing some 140 employees responsible for the upkeep of 2,200 miles of public roadway throughout Ada County.
"I’m looking forward to working at ACHD and have been very impressed with everyone I’ve met," Daigle said.
During his Air Force career, Daigle served as commander of the 366th Support Group at Mountain Home Air Force Base, directing the work of 1,000 people who provided communications, security, infrastructure maintenance and administrative support. Later, he served as corporate schematic manager for Albertson’s Inc., and digital life supervisor for Best Buy Inc. He also founded his own business, First Command Financial Planning, which had a client base of 400 families.
Daigle received a master’s degree in business administration from Golden Gate University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from St. Michael’s College.
Daigle succeeds Michael Brokaw, who has held the dual roles of Deputy Director of Maintenance and Operations and Treasurer since 2006. In May, Brokaw assumed the new role of ACHD Chief of Staff.