Pete Gonda

Special Advisor
Phone: 408-437-5400

Pete has more than 20 years of experience in municipal government, with an emphasis on analytics, budgeting, procurement management, contracts and performance measurement. He served as purchasing officer for the City of Sunnyvale, California for nine years, where he managed an award-winning centralized purchasing division with $42 million in annual operational spending. In this role, Pete bid and awarded $80 million in capital projects under a federally funded local economic stimulus program at a 30% savings, and implemented continuous process improvements for a variety of services. He also served as a senior management analyst in Sunnyvale’s Finance Department, where his responsibilities included intergovernmental relations, policy analysis and revenue/expense management, including cost of service studies and related activities. Pete has also worked in Sunnyvale’s Department of Public Safety, the City of San Jose’s Office of Economic Development, and the City of Saratoga’s City Manager’s Office.