Mr. Whitfield has been the City Comptroller for the City of San Diego since June 2009. As the Comptroller for the eighth largest city in the United States he oversees all accounting operations and internal controls. In addition to helping lead a successful SAP implementation at the City, he provides executive oversight for all IT initiatives, as well as serves on several boards and committees. With 30 years of financial management experience, Mr. Whitfield has worked in a variety of industries specializing in turnaround situations. In the past ten years he has served as the Vice President & Chief Financial Officer for California State University, Stanislaus; Chief Financial Officer for MedicAlert International Foundation; and Chief Financial Officer for Telmar Network Technology, Inc. Mr. Whitfield received his undergraduate degree in Business Finance from San Diego State University and obtained his Master’s of Business Administration degree from California State University, Fullerton. He is an active Certified Public Accountant, licensed to practice in the State of California.
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