Finance Budget Analyst, Department of Finance

Maritza Urquiza is a budget analyst at the California Department of Finance, where she works on policy and fiscal issues related to the community colleges. She joined the Department of Finance in 2014 and has served as the lead analyst responsible for issues related to the University of California, the California State University, charter schools, and the K-12 school facilities program. Prior to joining the Department of Finance, she was a Senate Fellow for the Senate Governance and Finance Committee, where she analyzed legislation on land-use planning, local government, and local finance. She earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Stanford University.