Chief Financial Officer
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, and Human Resources.
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, City Public Service 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 & 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
Executive Assistant: Rebecca De La Garza
Sr. Executive Secretary: Mary Perez