Concord Hires Assistant City Manager

Kathleen Salguero Trepa has been chosen to fill the position of Concord’s Assistant City Manager which began Monday, March 6. Concord has not had an Assistant City Manager since 2014.

Trepa will oversee the Human Resources, Finance, and Information Technology departments, lead the City Manager’s office with support for the City Council and City Clerk’s office in addition to taking on special projects and assisting with the day-to-day operations of the City.

“We are very happy to welcome Kathleen to the City of Concord,” said City Manager Valerie Barone. “Her experience in a broad range of municipal program areas, from general government to operations, makes her a good fit for this position and for Concord as we continue to address the City Council’s four areas of priority focus:  long term fiscal stability and economic vitality, public safety, infrastructure maintenance, and organizational health and employee success.”

Trepa most recently served as Deputy City Manager for the City of Goleta. Previously, she served as Director of Community Services (Public Works) in Claremont for three years, and six years at the City of San Marcos as a public works manager.

Trepa has also worked in the private sector as president of a family-owned business, Designers Group International, a nationally recognized display manufacturer for international watch brands.

Trepa holds a BA in History from Boston University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, served an internship in the U.S. Congress, and is proficient in Spanish.


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