Yi-An Huang Selected as Next Cambridge City Manager

The Cambridge City Council voted to make an offer of employment to Yi-An Huang as the next City Manager at a special meeting held on Monday, June 6, 2022. Mr. Huang will succeed City Manager Louis A. DePasquale who is retiring on July 5, 2022. The appointment of Mr. Huang is contingent on successful contract negotiations.

The City Council also voted to appoint Department of Public Works Commissioner Owen O’Riordan as interim Acting City Manager effective July 6, 2022. He will serve as interim Acting City Manager until Mr. Huang is appointed.

Starting in January 2022, the City Council engaged the services of an Executive Search Firm, Randi Frank, LLC, to help recruit the next City Manager. In January and February, the City underwent a robust community engagement period that helped shape the Leadership Profile, which was used to outline the role and recruit qualified candidates that fit the needs of the Cambridge community. Additional information on the Cambridge City Manager search process can be found at: www.cambridgema.gov/citymanagersearch

Background Information on Yi-An Huang:

Mr. Huang is currently the Executive Director of Boston Medical Center (BMC) Hospital Clinical Operations since 2021. Between 2018 and 2021, he served as Chief Transformation Officer and Senior Director - Population Health Analytics for the BMC Health Plan. From 2013 to 2018, he served as Senior Director of Clinical Operations, Director of Strategy and Senior Project Manager for the BMC Hospital. Mr. Huang has a Master’s in Business Administration from Harvard University.

Mr. Huang has been a Cambridge resident for over 15 years and has three children in the Cambridge Public School system.

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