City Manager Bio
About Ken Hunt
|City Manager Ken Hunt joined the City of Fontana in January 1990. Since being hired, Mr. Hunt has worked in the capacity of City Auditor, Budget Officer, Purchasing Officer, Finance Director, Human Resources Director and City Manager (1999).|
Prior to his employment in Fontana, Mr. Hunt worked for more than a decade with the Los Angeles County Auditor Controller's Officer and in the banking and aerospace industries. Mr. Hunt holds a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Master's Degree in Business Administration.
Since the mid-1990s, the City of Fontana has been one of the fastest growing cities in the County. During Mr. Hunt’s employment at the City of Fontana, he has been credited with working with the Mayor and City Council to engineer a financial turnaround.
|During the recession of the 1990s, the City of Fontana literally moved from the brink of bankruptcy to having a vibrant and growing financial base. In recognition of the policies and programs established by the City Council, the City has received critical acclaim and awards at the state, federal and international levels. In 2016, The Fiscal Times listed Fontana as the second most fiscally sound city in the nation.|
Mr. Hunt loves the challenge of being City Manager and is blessed to work with a talented team of individuals who turn those challenges into opportunities each and every day. His advice to his staff is that when faced with a difficult decision, you must always do the right thing.