Deputy Chief of Recovery & Mitigation Services

Contact: dcox@dsideas.com


Darryl joined DSI Group, LLC in 2011, after working five years with Florida Division of Emergency Management. As a Public Assistance Coordinator, he was responsible for a wide range of field activities from preliminary damage assessment and project inception to final inspection and closeout. Darryl has been active on over 20 Presidentially declared disasters, primarily in leadership roles. He has personally worked on thousands of FEMA project worksheets valued at over $500 million dollars. Darryl is highly skilled in debris removal, construction practices, insurance, alternate/improved projects, mitigation services and Direct Administrative Cost, as it relates to FEMA PA work categories A-Z. Since joining DSI, Darryl’s areas of responsibility have continually expanded to include contract and task order negotiations, senior staff management, and business development. He currently holds over 20 special FEMA certifications and regularly conducts trainings on current policy. Prior to his work in emergency management, Darryl attended University of South Florida in Tampa, studying Economics and Finance, and was the Regional Sales and Operations Manager for one of the nation’s largest fitness companies.