The City of Poway is proud to announce the appointment of Donna Goldsmith to the position of Finance Director. She will lead the development of the Finance department, which was formerly part of the City’s Administration Services department.
For the past seven years Goldsmith has worked for the City of Santee as finance manager, with the responsibility of overseeing day-to-day operations of the finance department. Before that, she was the revenue and business activities manager at the City of Poway, overseeing Poway’s customer service division.
“Having previously worked for Poway, I understand the City, the finance function and the strong commitment required to succeed as the Finance Director,” Goldsmith said. “As a former employee, I appreciate the talent of this organization and the high level of performance demonstrated by staff on a daily basis.”
Goldsmith has worked in municipal government for more than 29 years, including 18 years with the City of San Diego where she started as a records clerk with the police department. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from San Diego State University.