David Villanueva

County Executive

Sacramento County

Appointed as County Executive in January 2024, David Villanueva directs and coordinates all County departments and works with the Board of Supervisors to achieve organizational and community goals.

David joined the County in July 2008. Prior to his appointment as County Executive, David served in several roles, including Assistant County Executive, Deputy County Executive for Administrative Services and Chief Information Officer and Director of the Department of Technology.

Before his time with the County, David worked for the State of California as Deputy Director and Chief Information Officer for the Department of General Services and as an accounting administrator with oversight responsibility in preparing and analyzing various financial statements.

Born and raised in Sacramento, David holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from California State University, Sacramento and completed the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government.