Walter C. Rossmann

Director of Finance
City of Milpitas, CA

Walter currently serves as the Finance Director responsible for the budget, finance, and risk management function for the City of Milpitas. 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 Milpitas, Walter served as the Chief Operating Officer for the City of Santa Clara and 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.