News Release
For Immediate Release
March 26, 2018
NR 18-16
Contact: Office of Public Affairs

California Department of Tax and Fee Administration Appoints Chief Information Officer, Nabil Fares

Sacramento – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) Appoints Nabil Fares as Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Director Nicolas Maduros announced the appointment of Nabil Fares as the CDTFA CIO, effective April 1, 2018. Mr. Fares brings a wealth of knowledge and experience gained from his work in both state and local government, nonprofit organizations, and the private sector. Mr. Fares brings 23 years of experience in a number of executive level information technology positions with both the City of Stockton and the State of California. Prior to government service, Mr. Fares held similar positions in the private sector in the banking and financial industries.

Mr. Fares volunteers his time participating in speaking engagements, both nationally and internationally, on leadership and information technology domains and trends, and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature and Educational Psychology from Alexandria State University, Egypt.

Note: This news release may discuss complex tax laws and concepts. It may not address every situation, and is not considered written advice that may be relied on, pursuant to California Code of Regulations, title 18, sections 1705 and 4902. Changes in tax law or regulations may have occurred since the time this news release was written. If there is a conflict between the text of this news release and the law, decisions will be based upon the law and not this news release. For specific help, please contact the CDTFA at 1-800-400-7115.