City names new interim finance director


Brenda Hasler has been named Interim Financial Services director for the City of Maricopa.

In this role, Hasler is responsible for managing, supervising, and coordinating the activities of the Financial Services Department in the preparation of the operating budget and multi-year revenue and expenditure forecasts. Brenda joined the City of Maricopa in July of 2015 as the Budget and Finance manager.

“I am pleased to have Brenda Hasler join our executive team,” said City Manager Gregory Rose. “Brenda’s over 20 years of experience as a government auditor and accountant will be a tremendous asset to the City.”

The Finance Director reports directly to the city manager and administers, supervises and performs highly technical financial and accounting analysis of the City’s assets and liabilities. This position monitors and reports on City fixed asset investments and cash investment portfolio; administers the City’s debt portfolio, including new issuances, refundings and annual debt service. This position also oversees professional staff responsible for enterprise financial management and for completing various sections of the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

“It is both an honor and a privilege to have the opportunity to start a new challenge with the City of Maricopa,” said Hasler. “I am excited and looking forward to being part of a solid management team and continuing to strengthen the financial foundation of the City.”

Rose will appoint a Financial Services Director in the next several months.