Theresa Rabe is currently employed as the San Mateo County Deputy Director of Human Resources overseeing the administration of Talent Acquisition, Training & Development as well as Organizational Development and Communications (previously oversaw the HRIS/IT and the Benefits/Wellness divisions).  She has recently become a Certified Internal Coach as she strongly believes in inspiring employees to maximize their personal and professional potential.

Theresa has been instrumental in implementing Workday, the new county-wide HCM, Benefits & Payroll system, as well as several other system implementations over the past 20 years.  Theresa previously worked as the Deputy Assessor-Clerk-Recorder overseeing Administration, Personal Property, Change in Ownership as well as both the County Clerk and Recorder.

Prior to working for San Mateo County Theresa was a Division Manager for the City and County of San Francisco in the Elections Department and a Consumer Investigator for Santa Clara County.  Theresa has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Cal State University at Hayward, a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication from the University of Southern California and a degree in French Civilization from the Université Jean Moulin in Lyons, France.  Theresa enjoys traveling and live entertainment (theater, music and sports).

Theresa Rabe
Theresa Rabe
Deputy Director of Human Resources