Treasurer/Tax Collector – Monterey County
Mary was elected Monterey County Treasurer-Tax Collector in November 2010. She has served Monterey County since 1987 in positions of increasing responsibility including 12 years as Assistant Treasurer-Tax Collector. Mary also serves Monterey County as Vice President for the Monterey County Public Improvement Corporation, and as a member of the Monterey County Deferred Compensation Committee, and Budget Committee. Mary belongs to numerous professional organizations, including the California Association of County Treasurers and Tax Collectors where she serves on the Executive Board as 1st Vice President; National Association of County Collectors, Treasurers and Finance Officers; Association of Governmental Accountants; Government Finance Officers Association; Government Investment Officers Association; and the International Council of Airshows. Mary holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Golden Gate University.
Auditor-‐Controller/Treasurer/Tax Collector – San Luis Obispo County
Raised in San Luis Obispo, Jim Hamilton currently serves as the elected San Luis Obispo County Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector, previously serving for six years as the Assistant ACTTC. Jim’s primary roles during 16 years with the County have included internal audits, an ERP system implementation, general accounting, financial reporting, and department management. Prior to joining the County Jim obtained his CPA license with a regional accounting firm in Southern California specializing in governmental clients including cities, special districts, and redevelopment agencies. Jim then accepted a position with a Big Four accounting firm working in business process consulting. Jim currently holds an ex-officio position on the SLO County Pension Trust Board of Trustees and sits on the SLO County Tourism Management District Board.
Chief Financial Officer - Yolo County
Rinde started his tenure with Yolo County in 2015 as an accounting manager, in 2017 was elevated to Yolo County’s assistant chief financial officer, and in January of 201 appointed Chief Financial Officer for the County.
Prior to that, Rinde worked in private industry auditing primary governmental entities including counties, cities and public pension funds. Rinde graduated magna cum laude from California State University, Sacramento, with a bachelor of science in business administration and is a certified public accountant.
The chief financial officer is responsible for the county’s financial affairs, including cost accounting, debt management and administration, annual budgeting, multi-year financial planning, fiscal analysis, treasury, collections of taxes and fees, procurement, general accounting and financial reporting.