Emily Wagner

Emily Wagner, CSUEB grad and Pleasanton's new finance director (Image: Jeb Bing)

Pleasanton names CSUEB grad Emily Wagner as its new finance director

  • July 28, 2010 5:00am

Congrats to Emily Wagner who has been named the City of Pleasanton’s finance director. She earned her master's degree in finance from Cal State East Bay and also taught public finance and governmental accounting in the school's Masters in Public Administration program.

Pleasanton Weekly News reported that Wagner has extensive finance experience in both the private sector and in government, including eight years in the late 1970s and early 1980s as the assistant city manager and director of finance. She left the city position in 1985 to become an investment banker in 1985, spending spent 12 years with public finance firms before starting her own firm.


California State University, East Bay is the San Francisco East Bay Area's high-access public university of choice. CSUEB serves the region with campuses in Hayward and Concord, a professional development center in Oakland, and an innovative online campus. With an enrollment of more than 14,000, the University offers a nationally recognized freshman year experience, award-winning curriculum, personalized instruction, and expert faculty. Students choose from among more than 100 professionally focused fields of study for which the University confers bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as an Ed.D. in education. Named a "Best in the West" college, as well as a Best Business School, by the influential Princeton Review, Cal State East Bay is among the region's foremost producers of teachers, business professionals and entrepreneurs, public administrators, health professionals, literary and performing artists, and science and math graduates.

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