The Pico Rivera City Council has appointed René Bobadilla as Pico Rivera's new City Manager effective June 27, 2014.
Bobadilla, who is currently serving as the City Manager of Huntington Park, has 17 years of public sector experience. In addition to his service in Huntington Park, Bobadilla served as City Manager for El Monte.
His career also includes extensive experience in civil engineering and project management of major public infrastructure projects working for private engineering firms as well as the City of El Monte, the County of Los Angeles Public Works Department and the San Gabriel County Water District.
City Council members had a long list of highly qualified candidates from which to choose following a comprehensive recruitment process conducted by an outside recruiting firm. After much deliberation, the Council determined that Mr. Bobadilla's background and expertise were the best fit for the City.
"We are pleased to welcome Mr. Bobadilla to our community," said Mayor Tercero. "The Council looks forward to working together with René to continue providing our residents with great services."