Published : Wednesday, February 27, 2019 | 6:44 AM
Pasadena resident Felicia Williams announced she will run for the Pasadena City Council’s District 2 seat in 2020.
Williams was born and raised in Pasadena and has a long history of community service.
She serves on the Pasadena Educational Foundation and Pasadena Police Foundation Boards, and is also the Neighborhood Watch Block Captain for her street. In 2007 she was appointed to Pasadena’s Transportation Commission, and since then has served on the Environmental Commission, Pasadena Center Operating Company Board (convention center and visitor’s bureau), and Rose Bowl Operating Company Board.
Williams currently serves on the Planning Commission.
She said in a statement that her “Commission work gives her a deep understanding of Pasadena’s many services and the importance of public engagement.”
After graduating from Polytechnic School in Pasadena, Williams received her Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy from Stanford University, her Master’s degree in Urban Planning from UCLA, and an MBA in Finance from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.
Her professional career has been in finance, mostly working with cities and counties to help finance major projects, such as electric/water/sewer systems, parks, public transportation, and fire stations.
She has also worked as an investment banker (corporate and municipal bonds), and at Southern California Edison where she developed an understanding of the complexities and challenges of the State’s utility system.
Williams currently owns her own consulting firm and works with cities and counties throughout California.
You can find more information here: www.FeliciaforPasadena.com.