Joseph Sweiss, (628) 231-9861
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 8, 2022
SFPUC General Manager Dennis Herrera Taps Nancy Hom as CFO & Assistant General Manager of Business Services
Hom brings over two decades of experience in fiscal planning, risk management, and policymaking to the position as the SFPUC continues to invest in major clean energy, water reliability, and infrastructure upgrades.
SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) General Manager Dennis Herrera today announced that Nancy Hom will be the agency’s new Chief Financial Officer & Assistant General Manager of Business Services. As the current Co-Deputy CFO for the SFPUC, Hom has invaluable knowledge of the City’s financial procedures and systems, capital improvement projects, and regulatory affairs. She will start in her new role on September 3, 2022.
“I am proud to appoint Nancy Hom to serve as our new Chief Financial Officer,” General Manager Dennis Herrera said. “Nancy has demonstrated strong, proven leadership and will be a fantastic Assistant General Manager. In this role, Nancy’s work ethic and commitment to excellence will ensure we continue to provide customers with high-quality services that are innovative, affordable, and fiscally responsible.”
Hom brings over 20 years of demonstrated career experience and achievements. She has been a key part of the SFPUC’s leadership for the past 14 years, serving as the Assurance & Internal Controls Director and more recently as Co-Deputy Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining the SFPUC, Hom served as the CFO to the City and County of San Francisco’s Department of Child Support Services and in the Budget & Analysis Division of the Controller’s Office. In addition, Hom worked for six years in the private sector in various finance roles specializing in financial analysis, systems, and audits. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from San Francisco State University with concentrations in finance, internal audit, and project management. She is a Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Risk Management Assurance professional with the Institute of Internal Auditors.
“I’m honored to accept this new role with the SFPUC as we continue to invest in our water, sewer, and power services and deliver on our pledge to be the utility of the future,” Ms. Hom said. “We’ve achieved so much in the last decade, especially the past
few years through the pandemic as our agency ensured our customers retained reliable access to high-quality utility services. I look forward to continuing our mission-driven work for the over 2.7 million residents and businesses across the Bay Area who depend on us every day.”
Leading a team of over 275 employees, the CFO & Assistant General Manager of Business Services provides direction and oversight for the SFPUC’s Financial Services, Audit, Information Technology Services, Customer Services, and Strategy Innovation & Change bureaus. The role is integral to the Executive Team and includes strategic and operational matters involving fiscal planning and forecasting, budget development, governance, and risk management. It also involves successfully delivering programs and policies through effective relationships and partnerships with policy-making, legislative, and regulatory officials at local, state and federal agencies, as well as representatives of other utilities.
The CFO & Assistant General Manager of Business Services position became vacant upon the retirement of Eric Sandler on December 31, 2021.
About the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) is a department of the City and County of San Francisco. It delivers drinking water to 2.7 million people in the San Francisco Bay Area, collects and treats wastewater for the City and County of San Francisco, and meets over 70 percent of the electricity demand in San Francisco. Our mission is to provide our customers with high quality, efficient and reliable water, power, and sewer services in a manner that values environmental and community interests and sustains the resources entrusted to our care. Learn more at sfpuc.org.