Cincinnati's budget director leaving for new job

Jan 7, 2014

Lea Eriksen, the city of Cincinnati's budget director, is leaving Cincinnati City Hall for a similar position in Long Beach, California.

Eriksen, who has 16 years in the city administration, has resigned effective Feb. 16, although her last day in office will be on Jan. 24, according to Interim City Manager Scott Stiles.

She has accepted the position of Budget and Performance Evaluation Manager in Long Beach.

Stiles said in a news release that Peggy Sandman, a supervising managing analyst for the city, will serve as Cincinnati's interim director until a permanent appointment is made.