San Diego County Employees appoints its first woman CEO
Tracy Sandoval has been appointed as the new CEO of the San Diego County Employees Retirement Association (SDCERA) following a nationwide search that attracted more than 80 applicants.
Sandoval will be the first woman to lead SDCERA as CEO in its 81-year history.
Sandoval was unanimously chosen for the role because of her management skills, experience and financial acumen, said Richard Tartre, board chair, in a statement. She currently serves as the assistant chief administrative officer and before that was the county’s CFO, where she was responsible for managing the county’s $6.5 billion annual budget.
Sandoval steps in for Stephen Sexauer, who was appointed interim CEO in May following the resignation of former CEO David Wescoe, who left to pursue a job opportunity in the private sector at the end of Ap