Fla. Lottery Secretary Announces Resignation

Cynthia F. O'Connell
Posted at 12:52 PM, Aug 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-28 09:14:00-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)--The Florida Lottery Secretary will resign in October to pursue opportunities in the private sector. 

Cynthia O'Connell was appointed secretary by Governor Rick Scott in 2011. 

Scott has named the lottery's deputy secretary of sales and marketing, Tom Delacenserie, the interim secretary. 

Delacenserie's prior position at the lottery was director of sales from 2005-2013. He began his career at the Florida lottery in 2000 as the district manager in Ft. Myers.