Keely Martin Bosler

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Portrait of Keely Bosler, Director of the California Department of Finance

Keely Martin Bosler was appointed as Director of the California Department of Finance by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. in August 2018, and serves as the Governor’s chief fiscal policy advisor. Prior to her appointment, she served as Cabinet Secretary in the Office of the Governor from 2016 to 2018. Director Bosler previously served as Chief Deputy Director for Budget at the Department of Finance from 2013 to 2016.

Bosler was Staff Director for the California State Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee from 2010 to 2013, where she was a consultant from 2004 to 2009. She also served as Associate Director for fiscal services over the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s Budget Management Branch from 2009 to 2010. She started her career at the California Legislative Analyst’s Office, where she served as a Fiscal and Policy Analyst from 2000 to 2004.

Bosler is a graduate of California State University, Chico with a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Business. She also holds a master’s degree in Applied Economics from Cornell University.

Bosler grew up on a small dairy farm in Siskiyou County. She lives in Sacramento and is married to R. Mitchell Bosler and has two young daughters, Alessandra and Henrietta.

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