Ty Peabody was elected to the Indian Wells City Council in November 2012.
A Boston, Massachusetts native, Peabody earned a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of New Hampshire before embarking on a prolific 29-year career in the retail and hospitality industries.
He has held several executive positions including Divisional Manager of Federated Department Stores; Chief Operating Officer, Swensen’s Ice Cream; President of La Salsa, Paradise Bakery, Host International, and Pioneer Chicken; and the owner of several fast food franchises. He has also served a consultant to the restaurant industry.
Peabody and his wife Valerie, co-owner of Don Diego’s restaurant in Indian Wells, have resided in Indian Wells for ten years. They have two children, both successful professionals.