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Chris Paxton

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Chris came to RGS in early 2016 with over 35 years of experience in California local government.  He has worked in cities large and small as Human Resources Director, Administrative Services Director and Deputy City Manager. He has had responsibility for such varied departments and divisions as animal services, purchasing, library, facilities, and police and fire.  His major areas of concentration (and first loves) have been Human Resources and Risk Management.  It is in these areas that Chris developed his sought after expertise in labor negotiations, employee relations, policy development, performance management, benefits administration, recruitment and risk management programs. He has been a trusted counselor and confidante to a number of city managers and senior department heads throughout Southern California.

Chris has an undergraduate degree and MPA from Cal State Fullerton.