Cynthia Kurtz

Special Advisor
Phone: 408-437-5400

Cynthia Kurtz has more than 30 years of experience planning and managing complex projects and programs in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Most recently, she was city manager for the City of Pasadena. She also served as interim city manager for the cities of Covina and Santa Ana, chief operating officer for River LA and president of the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership. Cynthia has been an adjunct professor for the University of La Verne Graduate Program for Public Administration where she taught Public and Nonprofit Ethics and Collaborative Decision Making. She previously wrote a weekly column on business, jobs and the economy for the San Gabriel Valley Newspaper group.