Lorenzo Hines Jr. was appointed as the City Manager of Galt, CA by the Galt City Council on August 4, 2020. Mr. Hines has served in state, local, and county government for 27 years. He was previously the Assistant City Manager for the City of Pacifica, CA and has served as Chief, Management Services Division for California Secretary of State and Chief Financial Officer for Public Health – Seattle/King County in Seattle, WA. He has also served as Finance Director for the cities of Edmonds, WA and Lynnwood, WA.
Mr. Hines has extensive experience in financial strategy and management expertise, including financial turnarounds, budgets, and forecasting. He has wide-ranging experience implementing agency-wide projects and initiatives, expertise in economic development, strategic and tactical planning, and fiscal/policy implementation and analysis.
Mr. Hines has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Washington, a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), and maintains a Credentialed City Manager designation within that organization. He is also a member of the ICMA affiliated National Forum for Black Public Administrators and the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.