Meet the City Manager

City Manager Stephanie DeWolfe (center), with Council members
Richard Schneider and Marina Khubesrian.

The South Pasadena City Council appointed Stephanie DeWolfe as the City Manager in August 2017.

Stephanie has nearly 30 years of experience in the field of municipal government, with a career spanning both city management and urban planning. Before joining South Pasadena, Stephanie was Deputy City Manager and Community Development Director for the City of West Hollywood.

She also held several executive positions with the City of Pasadena including Interim Assistant City Manager. Stephanie continues to serve Pasadena as a Planning Commissioner where she addresses planning and development issues from the other side of the dais.


Stephanie holds a bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning from Michigan State University, a master’s degree in Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California, and a professional certificate in Public Relations from UCLA. She is certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), and is a member the American Planning Association and the Urban Land Institute.