Occupation: Chief financial officer of USATV LLC
Political experience: A little.
Why are you running for Glendale City Council?
My experience in the private sector as CFO and in the governmental sector will allow me to make a significant contribution to the financial well being of the city of Glendale.
What sets you apart from the other candidates?
I'm a CPA and understand accounting, budgets and finance.
Glendale is expected to face a General Fund budget deficit upward of $10 million next fiscal year. If elected, what specifically would you do to close the gap?
Eliminate overtime, do away with employee P Card (credit cards), eliminate the “Frozen 80 Positions.”
Beyond budget woes, what other major issues are Glendale facing?
Water resources. Organizational efficiencies.
What would be your No. 1 priority if elected?
Transparency and openness in government.
Do you think Glendale should have an ethics ordinance, and why?