Jennifer Maguire was appointed Director of the Department of FISCal (FI$Cal) on October 18, 2022.
She has worked for the state of California for over 25 years, and over the past 10 years has worked at FI$Cal, first as the Deputy Director of the Administrative Services Division and most recently as Chief Deputy Director. During this time, Jennifer led the administrative transition of FI$Cal from a project to a department. She also created the department’s accounting shop from the ground up, and implemented the department’s telework program.
Prior to joining FI$Cal, Jennifer held several positions at the California Department of Justice from 2005 to 2012, including Budget Officer, Staff Services Manager II and Staff Services Manager I. She also held several positions at the California Department of General Services from 1998 to 2005, including Associate Budget Analyst and Staff Services Analyst.
Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology with a concentration in Research Methodology from California State University, Sacramento.