Member - ICMA
Member - Women Leading Government
Yasmin Beers brings over 33 years of municipal government experience to Bob Murray and Associates. Yasmin retired as the City Manager for Glendale with a population of over 200,000. She served as Chief Executive Officer overseeing close to 2,000 employees serving in Police, Fire, Public Works, Parks, Community Development, Library Arts & Culture, Innovation Performance & Audit, and Water & Power to name a few.
Yasmin’s three decades of experience in public service brings extensive background in public sector finance, human resources management, contract negotiations, strategic planning & organizational leadership, policy development, emergency response & planning, team building and performance improvement. Throughout her career, Yasmin has had a great deal of experience in recruiting, selecting and hiring employees for executive and management level positions with a focus on the organizational needs and culture.
Yasmin currently serves on the Glendale Adventist Medical Center’s Civic Advisory Board and the Advisory Board for Village Christian School. Yasmin is a past member of Soroptimist International of Glendale where she served as President in 1999/2000. She is a past board member of Glendale Healthy Kids, Salvation Army and the American Red Cross. In 2011 the Glendale Chamber of Commerce recognized Yasmin as Woman of the Year; in 2013 she was the recipient of The Armenian American Woman of Excellence Award; in 2014 Yasmin was recognized by the Glendale Educational Foundation for her distinguished service and philanthropic efforts; in 2015, YWCA awarded Yasmin with the Heart & Excellence Award; in 2017, she was recognized by Business Life Magazine as a Women Achiever; and in 2018 the California State Senate recognized Yasmin as one of the Woman of the Year, each a tribute to her core values that represent her civic responsibilities, volunteerism and community service.
Yasmin has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from California State University, Northridge and a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Woodbury University.