Bobby Young has 26 years of local government experience. As Director of Client Services at HdL, he leads the team in developing reporting advancements and efficiencies for clients along with providing meaningful presentations regarding both sales tax and transaction tax districts. Prior to joining HDL, he served the City of Costa Mesa for 13 years, the last 5 as Finance Director. During the majority of his tenure, he led the City’s strategic financial planning and decision making and fulfilled the duties of City Treasurer. He has also spent time as an external auditor of government and non-profit entities specializing in assessment and documentation of internal controls and annual review and preparation of client’s Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR). He’s been an active member in municipal affairs with both the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO), and holds a Bachelor’s degree from California State University, Fullerton in Accounting.