Welcome Finance Director
Josie brings to the City a broad range of experience in finance accounting, logistic management, and human resource management.
She has served as the Assistant City Manager and Finance Director for the City of Pearsall since early 2017; she served as the Interim City Manager for the City of Pearsall in 2019 and was previously a Financial Accountant Manager for three years in the private sector. Before that, she was Honorably Discharged after seven years in the US Army where she was a Human Resources Manager and Logistics Manager and was deployed to Iraq twice. Additionally, she is the recipient of two Army Commendation Medals, among other honors.
Mrs. Carrizales earned a Bachelor of Science with a major in accounting in 2017 and graduated cum laude with an Associates of Arts in business administration in 2014 from Grantham University. She successfully completed the Texas Tech University’s Certificate Program Institute of Governmental Finance in 2017. She is presently enrolled at the Texas State University Certified Public Manager program.
Carrizales is an active member in the Government Finance Officers Association, the Government Finance Officers Association of Texas, the Texas City Management Association, the International City/County Management Association. A native of Premont, Texas; she now resides in Pearsall with her husband and two young boys.