Assistant City Treasurer, City of Long Beach - 2019 Honoree
Fidel is the Assistant City Treasurer for the City of Long Beach. He plays a vital financial leadership role that ensures funding for the City’s capital projects and infrastructure improvements. His direct responsibilities have a significant impact on the City’s economy and long-term financial condition. As Assistant City Treasurer, he oversees the City’s $3 billion debt portfolio consisting of 44 outstanding bond transactions issued on behalf of the Airport, Gas and Oil, Marinas, Port, and Utility System. He is also responsible for managing the City’s $80million Master Capital Lease Program consisting of 15 lease obligations. Fidel has supported numerous non-profit organizations including the Long Beach City College Foundation and YMCA of Greater Long Beach. In 2012, he was awarded the Humanitarian Award by the Long Beach Community Hispanic Association for his commitment to social responsibility and philanthropic efforts. Furthermore, in 2018, Fidel was nationally recognized by the Bond Buyer as a Rising Star for his leadership and contribution to the municipal securities industry.