Leo Lew was appointed County Manager by the Pinal County Board of Supervisors on March 3, 2021, stepping up from the role of Deputy County Manager, a position he held since 2013.
Leo is a member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), an association of more than 11,000 members dedicated to creating and supporting thriving communities worldwide. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Arizona City/County Management Association (ACMA), the Leadership Development Advisory Committee for ICMA, and on the Academic Advisory Council for the School of Public Affairs at Arizona State University.
He has served in local government for over 18 years, having previously worked for the cities of Sacramento, CA, and Scottsdale, AZ.
As a strong proponent of leadership development, he has completed the Senior Executive Institute at the University of Virginia and the Senior Executives in State and Local Government program at the Harvard Kennedy School. He has a Bachelor's in Business Administration and is a Certified Public Accountant, having begun his professional career with Deloitte, a Big Four professional services firm.
Leo enjoys surfing, mountain biking, paddle boarding, yoga, live music, and spending time with family.