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Anaheim Names Debbie Moreno As City's Finance Director
ANAHEIM, CA - (July 11, 2012) - The Anaheim City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Debbie Moreno as Finance Director at last night’s City Council meeting. Moreno will oversee the department that is responsible for the City’s $1.5 billion budget, accounting, procurement, and technology services.

“Anaheim is a world-class city, and the scale and complexity to lead the financial efforts requires a seasoned leader with a broad base of knowledge and experience,” said Anaheim City Manager Bob Wingenroth. “Debbie brings that and more to Anaheim. Her care and concern for the entire community made her the ideal candidate, and I am pleased to congratulate her on her new role with the City of Anaheim.”

Moreno was most recently the City’s Acting Finance Director, a position she held since November 2011. She initially joined the City of Anaheim in February 2001, and was appointed to Financial Accounting Manager. In January 2006, Moreno briefly left Anaheim to be the City of La Palma Director of Finance, but returned to Anaheim in August 2007 as Deputy Finance Director. Prior to her work in local government Moreno was in public practice at Ernst and Young LLP and is a Certified Public Accountant. She earned a bachelor’s degree in administration from California State University, San Bernardino.

Moreno also lectures for California State University, Fullerton Extended Education.

Moreno and her husband, who live in Whittier, are active volunteers with the Daniel Hernandez Youth Foundation which provides free fishing opportunities at city lakes throughout Southern California. She also serves on two charitable activities boards, as the Vice Chair of both the California Municipal Finance Authority and California Foundation for Stronger Communities.

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ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation's premier municipalities and is one of California's most populous and most visited cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 351,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation's annual budget is $1.7 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as: Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc.; L-3 Communications; Pacific Sunwear; and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including: Angels Baseball; Anaheim Ducks; the U.S. Men's National Volleyball Team, and the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women's National Volleyball Team. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with: The Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast; Honda Center; City National Grove of Anaheim; Anaheim GardenWalk; Angel Stadium of Anaheim; and ARTIC (Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center). In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes more than 20 million visitors to the City, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.


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