CPS HR specializes in the recruitment and selection of executive level professionals in key city, county, special district and non-profit management agencies. Working in partnership with the governing body or selection team, we develop customized executive recruitment strategies that focus on locating and recruiting qualified candidates who match the agency’s unique needs. Our experienced executive recruiters apply in-depth knowledge of public-agency operations, programs, and services to provide you with a guided experience resulting in the most qualified candidates.
City of San Jose has selected Tanner Warner to assume the role of Debt Administrator. Mr. Warner comes to the City previously serving as the Debt & Treasury Program Manager, Capital Finance & Treasury for Port of Portland. He will begin in his role on April 2.
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) has selected Joel Prather to assume the role of Assistant General Manager, Wastewater Enterprise. Mr. Prather has been with SFPUC since 2011 and will begin in his new role on March 4, 2024.
City of San Jose has selected Maral Amini to assume the role of Building Division Manager. Ms. Amini was previously serving as a Senior Engineer for the City. Ms. Amini has over 12 years of experience in design and review of buildings and holds a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering with a Structural concentration. She will begin in her role on March 3.
Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has selected Sriindayani Segoro-Nguyen to assume the role of Finance Manager. Ms. Segoro-Nguyen comes to the District previously serving as the Manager of Fiscal Services for the North Orange County Regional Occupational Program. She will begin in her role on February 26.
City of Tucson has selected Joshua Halversen to assume the role of City Court Director. Mr. Halversen comes to the City previously serving as the Chief Probation Officer/Superior Court Administrator for Graham County Superior Court and Probation. He will begin in his role on February 5.
East Bay Regional Park District has selected Becky Bremser to assume the role of Chief of Land Acquisition. Ms. Bremser comes to the Park District previously serving as the Director of Land Protection for Save the Redwoods League, San Francisco. Ms. Bremser has experience with both large and small non-profit conservation organizations and brings over 25 years of experience in land conservation. She will begin in her role on January 29.
Ventura County Employees’ Retirement Association has selected Amy Herron to assume the role of Retirement Administrator. Ms. Herron comes to the Association previously serving as the Chief Operations Officer for the Ventura County Employees’ Retirement Association. Ms. Herron has a broad skillset in areas of governmental leadership, accounting, financial operations, and information technology and brings over 25 years of management experience. She will begin in her role on January 16.
The City of San Jose has selected Katherine Brown to assume the role of Assistant Director of Public Works. Ms. Brown comes to the City previously serving as the Interim Assistant Director of Public Works. Ms. Brown has developed a deep understanding of public works operations, budget management, and community engagement and brings over 8 years of management experience. She will begin in her role on January 16.
AC Transit has selected Arlee Young to assume the role of Assistant Director of Transportation. Ms. Young has been with AC Transit for over 15 years, starting as a Transit Office Manager and promoting into new roles over the years. She has started in her new role in January.
Utah Transit Authority has selected David Kelly to assume the role of Labor Relations Officer. Mr. Kelly comes to the Utah Transit Authority previously serving as the Assurance-Quality Improvement/Data Analytics Director for Toiyabe Indian Health Project. Mr. Kelly has constructing and interpreting complex financial models to facilitate in-depth analysis and brings over 12 years of experience fostering collaborative relationships between employees and management. He will begin in his role on January 8.
Utah Transit Authority has selected Zachary Thomas to assume the role of General Manager of Commuter Rail. Mr. Thomas comes to the Utah Transit Authority previously serving as the Acting General Manager of Commuter Rail for Utah Transit Authority. Mr. Thomas is familiar with all aspects of the FrontRunner service unit from regulatory, personnel, training, dispatch, budgetary, maintenance, MOW, Union Pacific coordination, and the future Strategic Double Tracking project and brings over 20 years of experience in the railroad industry. He will begin in his role on January 8.
The City of Fort Worth has selected Victor Escobedo to assume the role of Talent Acquisition Manager. Mr. Escobedo comes to the City previously serving as the HR Business Partner for The City of Fort Worth. Mr. Escobedo has experience in both the private and public sectors for a major corporate and public organization and brings over 10 years of experience. He will begin in his role on January 2.