William A. Gutierrez is a member of the Board of Education of the Downey Unified School District, Trustee Area #3, and has served on the Board since December 2000.
Mr. Gutierrez is a graduate from Biola University receiving his Masters of Business Administration and graduating with honors. Mr. Gutierrez is also a graduate from the University of Redlands, graduating with distinction in 1980. He became a certified public accountant while working with Coopers & Lybrand, which is now called PriceWaterhouseCoopers. While at the accounting firm, he audited the universities of Southern California, Redlands, and Pomona College. He is extremely familiar with school budgets and fund accounting. Currently, Mr. Gutierrez is the Chief Financial Officer for Premier Business Centers, the largest privately held executive suite company in the country.
Mr. Gutierrez has been married since 1982 to his high school sweetheart. His wife is a teacher with the Downey Unified School District, teaching 2nd grade at Gallatin Elementary School. They have three children. All three of his children attended Downey schools. His two sons graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University and his daughter graduate from Concordia University.
Mr. Gutierrez has been a resident of Downey since 1989 and has been highly involved in the community. He is a member of the Downey Kiwanis International organization and is a Board Member with the Downey YMCA. He has been an active participant in the various sports programs in Downey, having coached and refereed with the Downey American Youth Sports Organization (AYSO); he has coached teams with West Little League and Northwest Little League and has coached with the Downey Junior Athletic Association (DJAA). His children have also participated with the Downey Razorbacks and the Laker program through the YMCA.