Jimmy Forbis, CPFO
City Administrator, City of Gilroy, CA
Jimmy Forbis has been Gilroy’s City Administrator since March 2020. He brings more than 18 years of municipal finance experience, having previously served as the Finance Director for the City of Gilroy; the Finance Director in Monterey, CA; Utilities Business and Budget Manager for the City of Morgan Hill, CA; and as a Management Analyst in San Mateo County, CA.
Mr. Forbis is a Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) through the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) accreditation program, a former member of GFOA's Committee on Governmental Budget and Fiscal Policy, and a former member of the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO) Board of Directors.
He has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from San Jose State University and performed his undergraduate work in Recreation Administration at the University of Kansas/Missouri Western State College.