Monday, April 18, 2011 – 09:00 a.m.

The chief financial officer for San Bernardino County is leaving for a new gig closer to his coastal home.

Dean Arabatzsis will be departing San Bernardino County government to become the chief operations officer for the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency.

Arabatzsis, who holds an MBA from University of California at Riverside, will start his new position on May 2.

Assistant County Administrator Loron Cox will assume Arabatzsis’ duties until further notice.

To read the San Diego County announcement, click here.