Mr. Gorzell was named Chief Financial Officer in August 2010. As part of the Executive Leadership Team, he oversees the Departments of Finance, Information and Technology Services, Building and Equipment Services, and the Human Resources Department.
In his current position, Mr. Gorzell also serves as the City’s Supervisor of Public Utilities, a position required by the City Charter. As Supervisor of Public Utilities, he is responsible for advising the City Manager and City Council on matters pertaining to the regulatory oversight over the City’s municipally-owned utilities, CPS Energy and the San Antonio Water System as well as other matters related to telecommunications, cable, and certain other utilities which utilize the City’s right-of-way.
After graduating from college, Mr. Gorzell began his career with the City of San Antonio as an entry level staff accountant. Over the course of his career with the City, he has held a variety of positions and has almost 20 years of experience with the City. Mr. Gorzell left the City briefly in 1993 to serve as the Controller for a local non-profit organization, Project Quest, Inc.
B.B.A. Accounting, University of Texas at San Antonio, 1989
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Professional Memberships and Community Involvement
Mr. Gorzell is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and the National Association of Telecommunications Officers & Advisors (NATOA)
Mr. Gorzell has two daughters, Emily and Samantha.