Meet San Luis Obispo's New Assistant CAO

The County of San Luis Obispo has named former Kings County official Rebecca Campbell as its new Assistant County Administrative Officer. San Luis Obispo has released a video of Campbell discussing her career and objectives, which you can view above.

Campbell comes to SLO from the Central Valley county of Kings, where she has served as Assistant CAO and most recently as CAO.

During her time with Kings County, Ms. Campbell’s significant accomplishments included successfully bringing in more than $100 Million in competitive construction grants and managing those projects and negotiating a multitude of diverse contracts. That includes her most recent 25-year Intergovernmental Agreement with the Tachi-Yokut Tribe of the Santa Rosa Rancheria Indians. She also led the county during the longest period of growth, including her direct involvement in increasing the County’s credit rating from an A- to an A.

She has served as an influential member of professional organizations, including Secretary/ Treasurer of the Statewide California Association of County Executives Organization, Chairperson of the California Statewide Interoperability Executive Committee Central Planning Area, Committee Member of the Pioneer Elementary School Site Council, and Rotary.

Campbell is a US Navy veteran who was named Navy Sailor of the Year in 2001. She has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. She replaces Guy Savage, who is now retired after serving seven years as the Assistant CAO and five years as Director of IT.

Read more about Rebecca Campbell here.