Walter C. Rossmann

Chief Operating Officer
City of Santa Clara

Walter currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer responsible for operations, implementation of Council priorities, and organizational advancement for the City of Santa Clara. He is also a member of the GFOA Economic Development and Capital Planning Policy Committee and regularly speaks at state-wide and national conferences.  Prior to Santa Clara, Walter served as Assistant City Manager for the City of Sunnyvale.  He also held various positions in the field of budget and finance with the cities of Palo Alto, San Jose, and San Diego.  He earned a Master’s Degree in Applied Mathematics and a Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Travel Administration.