Assistant General Manager of Finance, Administration and Customer Service, Pasadena Water and Power Department
Shari Thomas is the Assistant General Manager of Finance, Administration and Customer Service for the Pasadena Water and Power Department (“PWP”). She began her career with PWP in 2006 and is responsible for budgeting and financial planning, electric and water rates, information technology and customer service. She is also responsible for risk management and utility accounting and settlements related to energy and fuel activities. PWP provides electric and water service to about 140,000 residents and a wide ranging variety of commercial, retail and industrial customers.
Prior to her career at PWP, she served as the Deputy Director of Finance for the City of Pasadena after nearly 15 years serving the City of Riverside in several responsible, finance-related positions.
Shari completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Minnesota with majors in finance and accounting and also completed the University of Wisconsin’s Advanced Governmental Finance Institute.