Murrieta’s new Assistant City Manager, Kimberley Summers

Murrieta’s new Assistant City Manager - Kimberley Summers

With a career spanning more than 15 years in local government with the City of Hesperia, Kim brings broad knowledge of city operations to Murrieta.  She’s overseen the City Council and City Clerk offices, legislative programs, environmental programs, emergency management, information technology and community relations and special projects.

Kim led many successful projects, including one to secure over $19 million in federal funding for infrastructure projects and extensive community outreach programs.  She also helped to reduce economic stress in the community related to foreclosures with a neighborhood revitalization program. A true generalist, Kim also has extensive experience working with elected and appointed officials, as well as being a key member of Hesperia’s leadership team.

“I know she’ll excel as a crucial member of our executive team,” said City Manager Rick Dudley in a recent interview.  “I looked for an organization that had the values that I share,” the candidate stated in describing why the Murrieta opportunity was the ideal next step in her career.

Kim earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communications/Public Relations from Cal State Fullerton and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Cal State Long Beach.  She begins her new career with the City of Murrieta in March 2014.