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City of South PasadenaCandidate for City Treasurer

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Alan M. Ehrlich

Finance Budget Planner
3,138 votes (34%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Improve financial transparency through better budget, analysis and management reporting processes
  • Cautiously manage the city's cash and investments
  • Advocate for a forensic audit (2017 - 2020) per the Finance Ad Hoc Committee's Recommendation



Profession:Finance, Budget, Planning and Reporting Executive
Director | VP Finance (Retired), Past Employers: The Walt Disney Company, Vivendi Universal Studios, SBE Entertainment, Bari Management, IQ Backoffice, (1986–current)
Commissioner, Public Safety Commission — Appointed position (2019–2020)


Loyola Marymount University MBA, Finance (1993)
Univesity of Rochester BA, Economics (1987)

Community Activities

First Aid, Educator, and Disaster Responder, American Red Cross (2018–current)
First AId and Community Disaster Responder, South Pasadena CERT (2014–current)
Girls All-Stars Softball Coach, South Pasadena Little League (2011–2011)
President, Treasurer, Board Member, Aero Association of Caltech (AACIT) (1998–2004)


Alan's professional career in finance, operations, and project management includes performing due diligence for multiple acquisitons, integrating payroll, benefits, and accounting systems, writing policies and procedures manuals, and creating financial and management reporting systems.  Industries Alan has worked in include retail, entertainment, licensing, hospitality, marketing and nonprofits.

Alan is a licencsed private pilot (PPSEL) and counts flying over the Golden Gate Bridge, flying into LAX. McCarran (Las Vegas) anf First Flight Airport (Kill Devil Hills/Kitty Hawk, NC) among his top flight experiences

As a volunteer with One Small House for over 10 years, Alan has helped raise thousands of dollars and helped to build.more than 30 homes for needy families near Tijuana, Mexico.

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

"Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants."
      - Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis
"Openness in government is essential to the functioning of a democracy."
       International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers, Local 21 v. Superior Court
       California Supreme Court, 42 Cal.4th 319 (2007)

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