Lunch with a Leader : Tom Bakaly
Conversations about governance, policy, and leadership
November 13, 2013
12:00pm to 1:30pm
University Park Campus
Lunch with a Leader provides students with the opportunity to hear ideas from local, state, and national leaders as well as share their ideas and gain inspiration for effective governance in an enjoyable, informal setting.
Tom Bakaly, former City Manager at Park City Municipal Corporation in Utah, is currently the City Manager of Hermosa Beach, CA. The position is appointed by the City Council and is the Chief Executive of City operations. His major responsibilities are: to manage all municipal activities; advise the City Council on the City’s financial and capital improvement needs; enforce all laws and ordinances; manage the City’s properties; appoint department heads and classified civil service employees; represent management in employer-employee relations; and coordinate intergovernmental relations.
A native Californian, Bakaly earned his MPA at USC.