August 6, 2018: Eric Swanson was appointed as the Deputy Director of Fiscal Services at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation by Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Swanson, 46, of Carmichael, was most recently the Associate Director of Budget Management at the department since 2016. Swanson was previously the Deputy Director of Budget at the California Assembly Republican Caucus from 2010 to 2016, and he was a Fiscal Consultant at that office from 2008 to 2010. Swanson was also previously a Principal Program Budget Analyst at the California Department of Finance from 2006 to 2008, and he was a Finance Budget Analyst at that office from 2001 to 2003. Swanson received a master of business administration degree in finance from the University of California, Davis. He will be paid $157,476 per year in his new position.