Danny Bennett is a 50 year native of Okaloosa County with 25 of those years living in beautiful Mary Esther. Initially elected in 2012, Mr. Bennett is serving his 2nd term as a city councilman where he also served as Mayor Pro Tem for 2016 - 2017.
Mr. Bennett is a military combat veteran of the U.S. Army, Airborne Infantry, 82nd Airborne Division. He has worked in the construction industry, as a developer, as a property manager, and formerly served as an Okaloosa County Planning and Zoning Commissioner. He is currently the Operations Manager for Facilities and Parks with Okaloosa County.
Mr. Bennett is the proud father to his son Caleb, an engineer and pastor; and his daughter Shelby who is currently completing her Bachelor's degree in Psychology.