The city of New Braunfels on Dec. 6 named Sandy Paulos as the new director of finance.

Paulos previously served as the assistant director of finance since 2018 and will replace Jared Werner, who was recently promoted to assistant city manager, according to a press release from the city.

She holds a bachelor of business administration degree, with a concentration in accounting and management information systems, from the University of Houston. Paulos has lived in New Braunfels since 1997.

In addition to serving as an accounting supervisor for the city and for New Braunfels Utilities, Paulos has also worked as the director of finance for the city of Converse and as manager of treasury for San Antonio Water Systems.

“After starting her career with the city of New Braunfels more than 20 years ago, we are very excited for Sandy to take over as the new finance director,” City Manager Robert Camareno said in the press release. “Since coming back to our organization in 2018 as the assistant director of finance, she has led and implemented many enhancements and improvements within the finance department.”

Paulos will begin her new position immediately and will work with the finance department to develop, coordinate and monitor the city’s operating budget and plan of municipal services.