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Santa Barbara County Officials Confirm County’s CEO Is In Talks With Orange County Over Their CEO Opening

Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2013 12:40pm

Santa Barbara County’s CEO could be headed to Orange County.

Orange County officials have set up a committee to negotiate with Chandra Wallar to become their CEO.

Wallar has been Santa Barbara County’s top non-elected official since September of 2010.

Leading Orange County would be a big step up career wise, going from managing an $800 million dollar a year budget to one in the six billion dollar range.

Wallar notified Santa Barbara County Supervisors this week that she is talking to Orange County about the post, confirming a report which appeared in Orange County media.

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