Mr. Deutsch is a career city manager with over 40 years experience. He was Chief Administrative Officer of full service communities in Maryland and Pennsylvania. His major emphasis has been on financial management, public safety, human resources/labor relations, economic development, public works including utility management, environmental/sustainability issues, and organizational improvement. He is a past president of the Association for Pennsylvania Municipal Management Association (APMM).
Mr. Deutsch has been active in the Municipal Leagues in Maryland and Pennsylvania, including testifying before State Legislatures, and serving on the Legislative Committee of the Maryland Municipal League. He served on the Board of Trustees of the International City Management Association Retirement Corporation (ICMA-RC). He chaired the Board of Trustees for more than half of his 11 year tenure with the Local Government Insurance Trust in Maryland, a consortium providing insurance and risk management services to 170 jurisdictions.
Mr. Deutsch holds a Masters in Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, along with a B.A. in Political Science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He was City Manager in Bowie, Maryland for 23 years, and Township Manager for 13 years in Springettsbury Township, Pennsylvania.