San Bernardino County Hires Cindi Peterson Tompkins as Human Resource Director
[ecko_quote source=”James Ramos, chairman of the Board of Supervisors”]We are proud to have someone of Cindi’s background join the County. I believe she will bring a wealth of experience and ideas to benefit our employees.[/ecko_quote]
San Bernardino, CA – Cindi Peterson Tompkins begins leading San Bernardino County’s Human Resources on Oct. 31. She will be in charge of providing services to the County’s 22,000 employees and managing a staff of 143 and a budget of $18 million.
Tompkins comes to the County following 13 years at Esri in Redlands, which has more than 3,000 employees globally. Tompkins’ career with Esri includes multiple director roles and includes leadership of several functions including operations, human resources, global benefits, compliance, privacy, ethics, purchasing and safety functions for the $900 million high-tech software and services organization.
Prior to Esri, Tompkins was vice president of human resources, facilities, and corporate strategic staffing at Avery Dennison Corporation in Brea from 1992 to 2003, where she was a corporation staff officer. Tompkins also has government-sector experience from her time as Human Resources Director at the City of West Covina in 2002. She began her career in human resources at General Dynamics Air Defense Systems Division in Rancho Cucamonga in 1987.
Tompkins has a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and finance from California State University, San Bernardino. She completed the Human Resources Executive Program at Stanford University and has a certificate in employee benefits from the International Federation of Employee Benefits and was awarded the compliance and ethics professional certification from the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics.
Tompkins, a long-term resident of the County of San Bernardino, currently resides in Redlands. She and her husband of 26 years have two sons, both attending local colleges. Tompkins said she is excited and honored to be serving both the employees and people of San Bernardino County.