Padrinos/Madrinas

The choice is yours!  Each coach has expertise and knowledge in a variety of areas including public sector management, finance, human resources, economic development, utilities, community engagement, among others.  As an aspiring manager, feel free to contact anyone of our coaches for enlightening discussions on leadership challenges, problematic work situations or best strategies to accelerate your advancement in local government.

Choosing a Padrinos/Madrinas is simple.

  1. Review the Padrinos/Madrinas profiles below.
  2. Select one or two whose career path best suits your goals.
  3. Contact them via email or phone.

It’s easy, it’s confidential, and it’s tailored to you!

 

Chris Zapata
City Manager
City of San Leandro, CA

Dave Mora
City Manager, Retired
City of Salinas, CA

Espiridion “Al” Borrego
Associate Professor of Public Administration
University of Texas Pan American

Dr. Frank Benest
City Manager, Retired
City of Palo Alto, CA

J.A. “Tony” Ojeda
President
CivicTech and Associates

Jesus Nava Jr.
Assistant City Manager
City of Oxnard, CA

Lalo Perez
Chief Financial Officer
City of Palo Alto, CA

Severo Esquivel
City Manager, Retired
City of Fresno, CA

Norberto Duenas
Deputy City Manager
City of San Jose, CA

Emmanuel “Manny” Toribio
City Administrator
Prairie City, IA

Angel Rios
Assistant Director
Parks Recreation and Neighborhood Services
City of San Jose, CA

Carlos P. Baia
Deputy City Manager—Development
City of Concord, NH

Rolando Fernandez
Assistant Director for the Contract Management Department
City of Austin, TX

Raymond H. Gonzales
Interim County Manger
Adams County, CO

Tommy Gonzalez
City Manager
El Paso, TX

Daro Mott
Chief of Performance Improvement
Louisville, KY

Ramiro J. Inguanzo
Assistant Village Manager
Bal Harbour Village, Florida

Deanna J. Santana
City Manager
City of Sunnyvale, CA

Jan Perkins
Senior Partner
Management Partners

Jane Bais DiSessa
Deputy Mayor
City of Pontiac, MI

Magda Gonzalez
City Manager
City of Half Moon Bay, CA

Maria De Leon
Director of Recreation
City of Gilroy,CA

Maria Hurtado
Assistant City Manager
City of Hayward, CA

Nachie Marquez
Assistant City Manager
City of Chandler, AZ

Pat Martel
City Manager
City of Daly City, CA

Veronica Briseno Lara
Director of Small and Minority Business Resources
City of Austin, TX

Zulma Maciel
Strategic Partnerships Manager
Parks Recreation and Neighborhood Services
City of San Jose, CA

Yocelyn Galiano
Village Manager
Pinecrest, FL

Claudia Luján
Human Resources Assistant Director
El Paso, TX