Chief Financial Officer, Ben Gorzell

Ben Gorzell


Ben Gorzell was named Chief Financial Officer in August 2010. In his role, he oversees the Departments of Finance, Information and Technology Services, and Human Resources. 

Gorzell also serves as the City’s Supervisor of Public Utilities. As supervisor, he advises the City Manager and City Council on:

  • the regulatory oversight over the City’s municipally-owned utilities
  • City Public Service Energy
  • San Antonio's Water System
  • telecommunications, 
  • cable other utilities


  • B.B.A. Accounting, University of Texas at San Antonio, 1989
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional Memberships

  • Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
  • National Association of Telecommunications Officers & Advisors (NATOA)


Gorzell has two daughters, Emily and Samantha.