Meet the Assistant City Manager
Following a competitive four month recruitment process, the City of Tracy announced the selection of its new Assistant City Manager. Stephanie Garrabrant- Sierra comes to Tracy from the City of Alameda where she served as the Administrative Services Director. Prior to that role, she served as the Assistant City Attorney for the City of Alameda.
"I am very excited to join the Tracy team and look forward to 'Thinking Inside the Triangle!’” stated Ms. Garrabrant-Sierra.
Ms. Garrabrant-Sierra is a graduate of UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) and has been an attorney for almost 25-years, practicing mainly in employment, public contracting, business law and contract law. She began her career in the firm of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison as a litigator, and then worked with the Legal Aid Society of Alameda County.
She went on to work with the City of Oakland for eight years, as the Assistant to the Director and Senior Negotiator for the Community and Economic Development Agency, then leading their Labor and Employee Relations division where she oversaw negotiations for the City's 12 labor agreements, which represented 29 bargaining groups.
She then spent several years in Austin, Texas managing construction contracts for the State of Texas and practicing in her own small country law office which specialized in small business and construction law. She has also served as vice president for the Mexican American Legal and Education Fund in 2005.
“We are thrilled to welcome Stephanie to the City of Tracy,” stated Tracy City Manager, Troy Brown. “I believe the community and the organization will benefit from her broad professional background, leadership and expertise.”
Ms. Garrabrant-Sierra began her duties as the Assistant City Manager on September 1, 2015.