Baker Tilly Professional

Jay Trevino

Jay Trevino is a director with Baker Tilly’s public sector advisory practice.

Jay spent more than 30 years in California local government, serving four cities in various executive and management roles and developing expertise in all aspects of policy development, organizational leadership, and planning and development services. He is skilled at building effective teams, strategic planning, managing for performance, community outreach and process improvement. 

Jay helps government leaders improve interdepartmental collaboration and use performance measurement to improve effectiveness. He also provides management services to clients for special projects or to augment management capacity. His consulting work has focused on different areas of government, including organizational assessments and executive recruitment, police, fire, public works, library, finance, community services and community development. 

Jay has assisted client cities of Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Pasadena, Manhattan Beach, San Jose, Morgan Hill, South Gate, Downey, Whittier, Santa Fe Springs, Huntington Beach, Perris, Newport Beach, Pico Rivera, La Mirada, Norwalk, Costa Mesa, Chula Vista, Seal Beach, Cypress, Garden Grove, Los Alamitos and Fullerton. Jay worked for the cities of Santa Monica and Brea and served as the executive director of the Planning and Building Agency for the City of Santa Ana.

  • Helps government leaders improve inter-departmental collaboration and develop management systems that enhance effectiveness
  • Provides management services to clients for special projects or to augment management capacity
  • Leads consultant teams for organizational assessments of various functional areas of government including police, fire, public works, library, finance, human resources, fleet, community services and community development
  • Analyzes the customer experience and develops strategies for improvement
  • Facilitates team building, strategic planning and community outreach initiatives
  • Analyzes workflow and identifies process improvement strategies
  • Develops performance management approaches, including data analysis and metrics


Orange County, CA


Degree in urban and regional planning
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona