R. Carey Davis

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R. Carey Davis
Mayor of San Bernardino
Assumed office
March 3, 2014
Preceded by Pat Morris
Personal details
Born San Bernardino, California, U.S.
Citizenship United States
Nationality American
Political party Republican[1]
Spouse(s) Johnetta Davis
Children 4
Residence San Bernardino, California
Alma mater Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (bachelor's degree)[2]
California State University, San Bernardino(MBA)
Profession CPA

R. Carey Davis is the 28th mayor of San Bernardino, California.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Davis was born in San Bernardino and graduated from Pacific High School there,[3] he received his bachelor's degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo[2] and his master's in business administration from California State University, San Bernardino.[2][3]

Career[edit]

Davis is a certified public accountant.[4] who works as a controller in Los Angeles for Hehr International, a manufacturer of RV doors and windows.[3]

He became involved in city politics in spring 2013,[4] he ran for mayor in a ten-candidate field and in the November 5, 2013 election gained second place, being narrowly edged for first place by 7th Ward city council member Wendy McCammack.[4][5] Davis and McCammack then proceeded to a February 4, 2014 runoff election, in which Davis defeated Wendy McCammack; turnout was low.[4] He was sworn in on March 3, 2014.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Learish, Jessica (2 December 2015). "Who Is R. Carey Davis, San Bernardino's Mayor? People Will Be Looking To Him For Leadership". Bustle (magazine). Retrieved 8 December 2015. Davis, a Republican and political newcomer, was elected mayor of San Bernardino in 2014 in the wake of the city declaring bankruptcy. 
  2. ^ a b c d About the Mayor: Mayor R. Carey Davis, City of San Bernardino (accessed December 3, 2015).
  3. ^ a b c Ryan Hagen, Carey Davis: Vote for professionalism in San Bernardino mayor, The Sun (February 2, 2014).
  4. ^ a b c d Beau Yarbrough & Ryan Hagen, Carey Davis elected San Bernardino mayor, The Sun (February 5, 2014).
  5. ^ Ryan Hagen, Wendy McCammack, Carey Davis headed for runoff in San Bernardino mayoral race (November 5, 2013).
  6. ^ Hagen, Ryan (March 3, 2014). "New San Bernardino mayor sworn in". Redlands Daily Facts. Retrieved November 30, 2015.