FULTON, NY – Oswego City Mayor Billy Barlow endorsed Deana Michaels for mayor of Fulton.
Impressed by her private sector qualifications and intended focus on economic development were key reasons according to Barlow for his endorsement.
“Deana Michaels has the passion, the experience and the collaborative energy needed to be a successful mayor,” Barlow said. “I’ve had numerous opportunities to get to know Deana
and I am confident that she will deliver for Fulton. In particular I am excited about partnering with Deana as mayor to further connect our two cities and promote our cities as destinations for
visitors. Often what is good for Fulton is also good for Oswego.”
“Having the support and endorsement of Mayor Barlow means the world to me,” Michaels said. “Anyone who has visited Oswego during his tenure as mayor has seen the remarkable transformation that he and his team have led. I want to bring that same can-do attitude and attention to customer service to City Hall in Fulton.”
Michaels, a first-time candidate recently filed petitions to appear on the Republican, Independence and Conservative Party ballot lines.
She is a resident of Fulton and longtime community volunteer.
Professionally, she has served as market manager for Pathfinder Bank and is a graduate of the Stonier Graduate
School of Banking at the University of Pennsylvania.
She has additional training at the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University and the Wharton Business School where she earned a certificate in Leadership.