With more than 30 years of city and town management experience in California, Washinton, Minnesota, and Missouri, Bill has managed annual budgets ranging from 6 million dollars to 95 million dollars and has led both small and medium sized communities.
He holds a bachelor's and master's degree in Public Administration and was a International City/County Managers Association (ICMA) Credentialed City Manager for 15 years.
Hamed Jones has fourteen years of governmental accounting experience with the City of Palmdale, where he started his career as an Account Clerk and worked his way up to Assistant Finance Manager / Deputy City Treasurer. His governmental experience includes cash receipting, debt management, assessment district administration, cash and treasury management, financial analysis, financial statement reporting, and budget preparation and monitoring. He also has over a decade of supervisory experience over accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll.
As Administrative Services Director, Jones is responsible for oversight and direct risk management, information services and District financial operations, which includes development of the annual budget, evaluating the District’s needs and fiscal condition, and identifying and implementing improved processes and cost-effective practices.
Mr. Jones holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics/Applied Science with an Accounting and Management Plan from the University of California Los Angeles and a Masters Degree in Accounting and Financial Management from the Keller Graduate School of Management. His hobbies include UCLA sports, fishing, coaching AYSO soccer, and traveling with his family