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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Kalka Hired as City’s New Finance Director

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City of San Marcos is announcing the hire of Marie Kalka as the City’s next director of finance. Kalka will begin her career in San Marcos on January 19, and was chosen from a nationwide candidate pool of 53 applicants.  Ralph Andersen & Associates assisted the City with the search.

“We’re excited to add Marie to our City leadership team after an extensive search and interview process,” said Assistant City Manager Stephanie Reyes.  “Her in-depth experience in county and municipal financial management and her proven ability to maintain financial efficiency will be strong assets as we quickly move into our 2022 budget season.”

Ms. Kalka comes to San Marcos from the City of Delray Beach, FL., where she served as Finance Director and coordinated a $293 Million budget and a five-year capital improvement program. She also brings over 29 years of government finance experience in Florida, Texas, and New York including 25 years of progressive financial experience in Broome County, NY. 

“I’m excited to move back to Texas and to be part of a growing and vibrant community like San Marcos,” said Kalka.  “I am honored to have been selected and look forward to serving the residents of San Marcos.”

Kalka is a member of the Texas Government Finance Officers Association, the Texas Municipal League, and has completed extensive FEMA Incident Management training.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Binghamton University in Binghamton, NY.  

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