Mike Harary, Project Manager

Mike was fantastic to work with! He was very knowledgeable and responsive to our requests and questions.

Mike Harary possesses over thirty-two (32) years of municipal HR management experience including serving as a Human Resources Director for two municipalities in Southern California.  He has been involved in all aspects of Human Resources for the cities of La Mirada, Orange, Westminster, and Downey, including serving as Chief Labor Negotiator.  He managed recruitment and selection processes for all types of municipal government positions, handled employee benefits functions, responded to labor and employee relations issues, coordinated classification and compensation studies, complied with labor laws, conducted personnel investigations, and managed a variety of general human resources functions.

Mike played a key role in developing and implementing CalPACS, a regional, internet-based, comprehensive salary and benefits survey website for local agencies, now utilized by over sixty (60) Southern California member agencies.

Mike holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration emphasizing Human Resources Management from California State University, Long Beach, and a Masters of Business Administration, also from Cal State Long Beach.