The City of San Rafael is pleased to announce the appointment of Nadine Atieh Hade as the City’s Finance Director, effective October 16, 2018. Atieh Hade was originally hired in February 2018 as an Accounting Manager, and based on her performance, was promoted to Interim Finance Director upon the retirement of the former Finance Director, Mark Moses, in July 2018.
“Nadine has proven herself to be a dynamic and innovative leader, taking charge of the Finance Department and supporting its several core operations,” said City Manager Jim Schutz. “She has performed admirably while serving as the Interim Finance Director and she is a great fit for the permanent role.”
As the Finance Director, Atieh Hade will be responsible for the administration of the Finance Department, which includes overall financial management of the City, accounting, debt management, investments, purchasing, payroll, and more.
Atieh Hade brings over 16 years of finance and accounting experience, having worked in various roles in the public sector, including in non-profit organizations and government. She began her career working in Public Accounting, specializing in audits and corporate tax returns for all types of industries. She later transitioned into the solar industry, and prior to joining the City of City of San Rafael, served as the Director of Financial Planning and Capital Management for one of the largest community development financial institutions in the United States. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a double concentration in Accounting and Finance.
“I am thrilled to continue supporting the City’s financial operations in my new role,” said Atieh Hade. “I am both committed to helping the City maintain a solid fiscal foundation, as well as grateful for the opportunity to serve the community and lead the Finance Department to success.”
Atieh Hade’s starting salary will be $153,120.
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