Camarillo, California – Finance Director Genie Rocha has announced her retirement from City service, effective December 30, 2019.
“I have enjoyed my work for several cities during my career, but I am particularly proud and lucky to be finishing my career as the Finance Director for the City of Camarillo’” said Ms. Rocha. “This is a wonderful city and it has been my honor to serve the community.”
Ms. Rocha, 57, has served as Finance Director of the City of Camarillo for the past 3 years. In a career spanning nearly 30 years, Ms. Rocha has served as Director of Finance for the City of Goleta, Treasury Manager for the City of Santa Barbara, and the Chief Financial Officer for the City of Temecula. She began her career working for public sector auditing firms, where, as a Certified Public Accountant, she performed audits of various public agencies.
“I am grateful to have had Genie with us these past three years,” said Camarillo City Manager Dave Norman. “Her technical skills are among the best in the business, and she has built an excellent team.”
Mr. Norman has begun the process of finding Ms. Rocha’s replacement. “Although I hope to name a new Finance Director before Genie’s departure, Assistant Finance Director Mark Uribe is ready to step-in as Interim Finance Director as necessary,” he said.
The City of Camarillo serves the municipal service needs of over 69,000 residents, with a combined budget of $179.7 million. The City’s General Fund budget is $43 million. The City has maintained AAA bond rating since 2012