OAKLAND COUNTY, MI – Dennis Toffolo has been appointed to succeed James Bacon as director of the department of community and economic development for Oakland County, which has offices in Pontiac, MI. Bacon, who was named director in 1999, recently announced his resignation to pursue a career opportunity in the private sector.

Toffolo is a local land developer in the Grand Blanc area and also has served as liaison for Central Michigan University, where he is credited with developing an internship program that has grown from 800 students to more than 2,000 students. Toffolo also enjoyed a distinguished 27-year career with the Hudsons department store chain, serving the last seven years of his tenure as president of the $1.1 billion company. Toffolo and his wife, Diana, who live in Oxford are the parents of three children.

“This is one of the most respected counties in America and anyone would be fortunate to work in this kind of successful environment, Toffolo says.

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