Joan Schoening has developed broad technical expertise in information technology (IT) during her 28 years in local government. Before joining Management Partners she was the information technology manager in the City of Foster City for 13 years. In that position she oversaw diverse and complex technology projects all while working closely with multiple City departments to align business objectives with solutions. Joan developed policies and procedures and implemented best practices for city-wide related technology projects. She is adept at building strong partnerships with IT staff, department personnel, vendors and contractors.
During her career she participated on public safety technology subcommittees and several county-wide initiatives and was a staff liaison for a Citizen’s Advisory Committee. Additionally, she is a former state and local board member for Municipal Information Systems Association of California (MISAC) and currently volunteers assisting the MISAC board with special projects. Over the past year, Joan has assisted the City of South San Francisco and City of Menlo Park with IT initiatives.Back