Scott Catlett is the Finance Director and City Treasurer for the City of Yorba Linda, California, a city of approximately 70,000 residents located in Orange County. Prior to joining the staff in Yorba Linda, he was a Principal Budget Analyst, Budget & Debt Manager, and most recently Assistant Finance Director for the City of Riverside, California, a city of approximately 320,000 residents with a $1 billion annual budget. Earlier in his career, he worked for several firms providing financial consulting services to state governments, municipalities, and large commercial airports.
Scott has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Tulane University and a Masters of Public Administration degree from California State University, San Bernardino. He is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO), and the California Municipal Treasurers Association (CMTA). He is currently serving a fourth year as Chair of the CSMFO Career Development Committee and is a past Chair of the Professional Standards and Recognition Committee and of the Inland Empire Chapter. Scott is also a member of the adjunct faculty at California State University, San Bernardino, where he teaches graduate courses in public sector financial management and government budgeting.