STELLAR TALENT: Brisbane names new Financial Services Manager

Carolina Yuen, Financial Services Manager, City of Brisbane

The City of Brisbane has named Carolina Yuen as their new Financial Services Manager. Carolina is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant with 15 years of experience in public, private, and non-profit sectors. In her new position Carolina has primary management responsibility over Brisbane’s auditing and accounting functions and will be well-served by her extensive accounting background and solutions-oriented approach.

Carolina comes to Brisbane from the City of Millbrae, where she served as Financial Systems Analyst. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Golden Gate University and graduated with Highest Honors.

Placement News: City of Brisbane chooses Noreen Bickel as Recreation Manager

Noreen Bickel - Recreation Manager - City of Brisbane

Talented recreation professional Noreen Bickel was chosen from a substantial pool of candidates as City of Brisbane’s Recreation Manager this summer. “We are excited to have placed Noreen with the City of Brisbane,” Julie Yuan-Miu, Senior Recruiter at Teri Black & Company, LLC, an executive search firm specializing in local government placements, “she’s passionate about her work, brings fresh new approaches and has the necessary experience to excel in her new role.”

Prior to being named Brisbane’s new Recreation Manager, Noreen served as the City of Menlo Park’s Recreation Coordinator. Previous service in the City of Daly City as well as with the Burlingame Country Club helped her prepare for her recent advancement.

“The ‘City of Stars’ may be small, but it does not lack in vibrancy or sense of community, which mean a great deal to me. I am thrilled by the opportunity to serve in this this position,” said Noreen in a written statement.

Brisbane’s new Recreation Manager holds an MBA from Notre Dame De Namur University and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Recreation & Leisure Services from San Francisco State University.