The City of Pleasanton has announced the appointment of Alexa Jeffress as its new Deputy City Manager. Jeffress has more than 20 years of experience in government administration, project management, and economic and community development. Most recently she has been serving the City of Oakland as Director of the Economic and Workforce Development Department. Jeffress earned a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature at Columbia University in New York, as well as a Juris Doctor Degree at the University of California Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. She is a member of the California State Bar.