City Manager - Brenda Fischer
Since 2011, Brenda Fischer has managed the city of Maricopa and has worked in city government in Arizona, Nevada and California for the past 18 years. Highlights from her management background include public administration, public finance, human resources, intergovernmental relations, economic development, strategic planning, labor relations and public information.
Under Fischer’s leadership, she oversaw the entire business plan for the city of Maricopa to construct a new city hall, police station, two fire stations, 120 acre regional park and a 52,000 square foot multi-generational and aquatic center. She also implemented Maricopa’s first-ever mid-year budget forecast, the city’s first business incubator program and zoning code updates to enhance economic development.
Prior to joining the city of Maricopa, Fischer was a Deputy City Manager in Glendora, California and spent 15 years in management positions in southern Nevada working for the cities of Henderson and North Las Vegas. Fischer is a credentialed city manager from the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and a member of the Arizona City/County Management Association. She has a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and a bachelor’s in journalism/public relations with a sports information emphasis from the University of Southern California.