Rachelle McQuiston has been selected as Administrative Services Director for the City of Tracy. She will begin her new post on July 6, 2015. With over 25 years of experience in local and municipal government, Rachelle has extensive expertise in many diverse areas, including progressive financial, management and outreach experience.
In a statement, Tracy City Manager, Troy Brown said, “The selection process for this key executive position was very competitive, but Ms. McQuiston’s professional background and experience made her the top candidate. Ms. McQuiston will serve an integral role in moving some of the larger matters of the organization forward; overseeing the Finance, Human Resources and Information Systems divisions.”
Rachelle is coming to the City of Tracy from the City of Ridgecrest, where she served as Finance Director. Her previous experience also includes 20 years with the County of Kern and managing departmental budgets of up to $250 million.
“Rachelle’s many years of diverse, executive-level experience in local government made her the ideal candidate for this recruitment,” said Teri Black, President & CEO of Teri Black & Company, LLC, an executive recruiting firm specializing in local government placements.
Rachelle holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an accounting concentration from Cal State University, Bakersfield, and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.