Interim City Manager's Biography

Interim City Manager
Marianna Marysheva
Marianna Marysheva is a seasoned professional with over two decades of municipal government experience and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from UC Berkeley. Marianna’s significant local government experience has shaped her into an innovative and creative leader with a track record of implementing programs to promote transparency and open government, building partnerships and promoting collaboration, and getting things done in organizations with multiple cross-pressures and competing priorities.
Marianna has extensive financial management experience, and has been successful in developing and implementing effective and long-lasting fiscal discipline measures, and increasing revenues through partnerships with employees, residents and businesses. Marianna has a track record of recharging and refocusing governmental functions, cutting the red tape, and making the government more transparent, flexible, customer and business friendly, and accountable.
During the course of her career, Marianna has earned trust, respect and recognition from elected officials, media, public, developers, business groups and employees. She has been featured in various publications including the Wall Street Journal.
Marianna lives in Irvine with her two children, who attend an IUSD school.