Mayor Ronald Kott

Ron was raised in a small, lake side community in the Finger Lakes Area of upstate New York. His career took him to major metropolitan areas including, New York, Miami, Buffalo and San Francisco, before moving 6 years ago to Rio Vista, recapturing the small community atmosphere he found so appealing.

He has 25 years of senior level financial and managerial experience holding the Chief Financial Officer, VP Finance, Controller and other top financial position both public and privately held companies
including, Ryder Systems, Itel and American Hawaii Cruise Lines. His experience covers; finance, accounting, budgeting, human resources, MIS, operations and facilities management. He attended Rutgers University then transferred to the University of Nebraska-Omaha where he received a BS in Economics and an MBA. Additionally, he earned Certified Managerial Accountant and Certified Financial Management designations. For the last five years Ron has volunteered his services providing free tax preparation to low and middle income taxpayers, mainly in Rio Vista, through the IRS sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. He also serves on the board of two local golf organizations.

Appointed to the City Council in November, 2014, Ron also serves on the Investment and Financial Review Committee, the Economic Development Committee. the Airport Committee, and serves as an alternate on the Rio Vision and Solano Economic Development Corp. Board of Directors.