Malisa Files

Deputy Finance Director
City of Redmond

Malisa Files is currently the Deputy Finance Director of the City of Redmond, Washington. Her tenure at Redmond spans twenty years with seventeen of those years spent in the Financial Planning Office. During her time in Redmond, the City implemented a biennial budget as well as a budgeting for outcomes process for both the General Fund and the Capital Investment Program. Prior to coming to Redmond, Malisa served as a Principal Financial Analyst for the City of Pasadena, California. Malisa holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Ms. Files is currently serving on the GFOA’s Budgeting and Fiscal Policy Committee.