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City of Vallejo
November 15, 2018


For more information: 
Joanna Altman, Assistant to the City Manager, Joanna.Altman@cityofvallejo.net, (707) 648-4362 

CITY OF VALLEJO ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF ANNE CARDWELL AS ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER 

Anne Cardwell

VALLEJO, CA –  The City of Vallejo announced today the hiring of a new Assistant City Manager, Anne Cardwell. In total, Cardwell brings more than 15 years of experience in local government, having worked for the Martinez and Benicia communities. 

Currently, Cardwell is the Assistant City Manager in the City of Martinez since September 2016, supervising the internal service departments of Human Resources, Finance, IT, as well as the administrative functions of the City Manager and City Clerk Offices.  Prior to, she worked for the City of Benicia for 13 years, concluding the final three years of her tenure as the Assistant City Manager. She also brings several years of management experience in contract negotiations and labor relations. Anne has been described as having a strong work ethic, effective problem solving skills and a collaborative approach.

“I am extremely excited to have the opportunity to work with the City of Vallejo organization and community,” Cardwell said. “I look forward to joining the team and contributing to the City’s success and accomplishing its goals.”

Cardwell possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from U.C. Berkeley and a Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology from UCLA. She lives in Benicia with her husband and her three sons.

“I am pleased to announce the selection of such an outstanding candidate,” said City Manager Greg Nyhoff.  “Anne brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in managing the day-to-day operations of municipal government. Her connection to our local communities, along with the professional awareness of the opportunities Vallejo embodies, Anne will surely make a positive impact as we continue to revitalize. I feel that her addition to our already strong leadership team, will help lead this organization in accomplishing important City Council and community initiatives.”

Cardwell will begin employment with the City of Vallejo on December 17, 2018.

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