Jacob Green serves as the Assistant City Manager for San Juan Capistrano with responsibility for oversight of the Community Services Department, Human Resources Department, Information Technology, Media Relations/Communications, Public Safety Liaison, and Special Projects/Programs. During his previous 11 years with the City of Ontario, California, he served in numerous roles including Assistant City Manager, Deputy City Manager, Business Operations Director, Police Administrative Director, and began his tenure in Ontario as the Emergency Manager. Jacob also had previous Emergency Management positions with the City of Santa Ana and the City of Fountain Valley, and began his public service career as a Police Dispatcher.
Jacob holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from California State University, Long Beach, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences with an emphasis in Public and Community Service, and a minor in Management from the University of California, Irvine. Jacob recently received an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Western University and has a certification from the National Development Council as an Economic Development Finance Professional.
Jacob is a recipient of the National Caring Award, the Orange County Human Relations Award, and was the youngest recipient of the Gene Lentzner Humanitarian Award. Jacob is a professional public speaker who lectures nationally on leadership, organizational development, and leveraging adversity.
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