Tom Delacenserie was appointed Interim Secretary of the Florida Lottery in the fall of 2015. In the two years prior, he served as the Deputy Secretary of Sales and Marketing at the Florida Lottery.
His career at the Florida Lottery began in 2000, when he was brought on to lead a regional sales team as the Fort Myers District Manager. In 2005, a promotion transferred him to the Lottery's headquarters in Tallahassee to serve as the agency's Director of Sales.
Prior to his career in state government, he held various positions in the private sector. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Mr. Delacenserie has an extensive background in sales and management for consumer products companies focusing on the retail business industry, accompanied by more than three decades of sales and marketing experience.
Mr. Delacenserie has been an integral part of the Florida Lottery's success. His leadership of the Lottery's sales team, management and expansion of the Lottery's retailer network and distribution channels and overall involvement with every division of the agency has helped the Florida Lottery break numerous sales records and achieve unprecedented transfers of Lottery revenue to benefit education. Fiscal year 2014-15, marked the Lottery's fourth consecutive year of record sales, and 13th consecutive year of exceeding $1 billion in annual transfers to the state's Educational Enhancement Trust Fund.
Mr. Delacenserie was born and raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He and his wife of more than 40 years, Mary Anne, live in Tallahassee and have three daughters and two granddaughters.