Gary King

Gary King serves as SMUD’s Chief Workforce Officer. In this position, he is responsible for enterprise-wide services such as procurement, fleet, facilities management, human resources, workforce development, diversity and inclusion, health, safety and physical security.

Mr. King has served as a member of SMUD’s Executive Team since 2008. Prior to his current role, Mr. King served as SMUD’s Manager of Human Resources. He joined SMUD in 1998 as a supervisor in Compensation and Selection, coming from a position as manager of employment for the California city of Palo Alto. He had served many years in senior human resource management positions for the city and county of San Francisco, as well.

Mr. King received his master’s degree in industrial and organizational psychology from the University of Maryland and his bachelor’s degree in behavioral science from Pacific Union College.

Mr. King serves as a Board Member of the Western Energy Institute (WEI), Sacramento Works (Chair); Sacramento Covered, California Workforce Development Board, and the Crocker Art Museum organizations.

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