Lee Ann Dumbauld is an experienced public servant, who has a track record of integrity, excellence, and success in municipal government. Although Lee Ann was born in rural Illinois, she now proudly calls West Texas home.
In her more than 20 years of government experience she has held a variety of management and financial positions. Most recently, before becoming the Chief Financial Officer for the City of Lubbock in July 2004, she served as the CFO for the City of Portsmouth, Virginia. While in Virginia she oversaw the budget process, finance operations, debt management, risk management, retirement systems, and information technology. The total operating budget for the City of Portsmouth was about $422 million annually and included City Services such as education and public safety.
Before going to Portsmouth, she was the finance director for the City of Corpus Christi, Texas. While there, she successfully spearheaded efforts to improve the city's utility bond ratings, while continuing to oversee the $417 million operating budget.
Other positions include:
Interim City Manager, City of Greenville, South Carolina
CFO/Deputy City Manager of Richmond, Virginia
Dir. of Finance and Information Technology, City of Greenville, South Carolina
Director of the Department of Administration, City of Jackson Mississippi
Deputy State Treasurer, State Treasurer of Mississippi
Beyond her family and work experiences, Lee Ann has enjoyed a variety of opportunities to expand her knowledge and skills, both academically and professionally. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Finance Degree from the University of Illinois and a Master of Business Administration from Millsaps College. Lee Ann also attended the Senior Executive Institute at the University of Virginia. While participating in the International City/County Manager's Association, Lee Ann traveled to Trnava, Slovakia to exchange ideas and observe local government in an international setting. All of these experiences have developed the necessary skills to lead the City of Lubbock into the future. She is committed to working with City Council to implement their vision of tomorrow's Lubbock.