Leadership

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Leadership

The day-to-day administration of CCCERA is delegated to the chief executive officer and a full-time staff of approximately 50 employees.

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Gail Strohl
Chief Executive Officer

Gail Strohl joined CCCERA as the chief executive officer in 2014. Ms. Strohl plans, organizes and directs the activities of the association. She also administers the policies and regulations of the Board of Retirement.

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Christina Dunn
Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Christina Dunn provides direction and oversight to the human resources, administrative, communications, member services and retirement services departments of CCCERA.

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Tim Price
Chief Investment Officer

Tim Price joined CCCERA as the chief investment officer in 2012. Prior to CCCERA, Price was a member of CCCERA’s investment consulting team. Price works directly with the Board of Retirement to develop strategic investment goals that are tailored to the organization and crafts policies to pursue those goals. 

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Karen Levy
General Counsel

Karen Levy serves as legal counsel for CCCERA management staff and the Board of Retirement. Prior to joining CCCERA in 2008, she was a civil litigator specializing in insurance coverage defense and appellate practice. Levy is licensed to practice law in the State of California and is admitted to appear at all state and federal courts in the State. 

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Wrally Dutkiewicz
Compliance Officer

Wrally Dutkiewicz joined CCCERA as the compliance officer in 2013.  Dutkiewicz oversees CCCERA’s compliance program to ensure that the retirement system is operating within the laws, regulations, and Board of Retirement policies. He also develops internal procedures and performs audits on CCCERA’s participating employers.

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Henry Gudino
Accounting Manager

Henry Gudino joined CCCERA in 2016 as the accounting manager. Gudino plans and organizes the activities of the accounting department, which includes overseeing operations, investment accounting, financial reporting, and the coordination of an annual audit.

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Son Lu
Information Technology Manager

Son Lu joined CCCERA as the information technology manager in 2006. Lu plans, implements, and manages information technology and telecommunications services at CCCERA. He has worked in the computer and telecommunications field for over twenty years in numerous leadership positions.

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Tim Hoppe
Retirement Services Manager

Tim Hoppe joined CCCERA in August 2015 as the retirement services manager. In his role he is responsible for overseeing the counseling and benefit payment programs for active employees and retirees offered by the county retirement system.

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Colin Bishop
Member Services Manager

Colin Bishop joined CCCERA in August 2017 as the member services manager. Bishop oversees the member services department, which is responsible for new member enrollments, member records, reciprocity, and the processing of employee and employer contributions.

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