Otto Solórzano has been with Los Angeles County over 20 years. Previously he worked for the Chief Executive Office as a budget analyst. He has also served as Budget Director as well as Chief Financial Officer for the Department of Public Social Services. In 2005, he was appointed Assistant Director for WDACS Administrative Services. In 2006, he was appointed to his current position as Chief Deputy Director. In this capacity, he oversees the day-to-day operations of the Department. Otto has extensive knowledge and experience in budget policy, accounting, and financial management. He is dedicated to creating a more efficient and effective departmental structure to support County services to the community. Otto has been instrumental in modeling and supporting a culture of staff development, team building, mentoring, strategic planning and decision making. Otto has an MPA in Public Financial Management from New York University, an MA in Communications from Wheaton College and a BA in Philosophy from Asbury University.