Don Rhoads

Special Advisor
Phone: 408-437-5400

Don Rhoads began his career in public accounting and earned his CPA license before moving to municipal finance management. His more than 29 years of public sector experience includes serving as finance director for the City of Monterey, California, and just before joining Management Partners, as chief financial officer for the City of Beverly Hills. He has been well regarded by city councils, managers, and community members as a person who takes complex financial information and presents it in a way that is understandable and relevant.

Don has been involved in just about every facet of municipal finance, including operational and capital budgeting, strategic financial planning, accounting and financial reporting, capital improvement planning, analysis and strategies related to unfunded liabilities, as well as staff development and teambuilding. He led the Mayor’s Financing Task Force in Beverly Hills to successfully develop a financing plan for major upcoming capital projects, and he established an innovative Conference Center Financing District in Monterey to provide funding for the renovation and expansion of the Monterey Conference Center.