Assistant City Manager
In May 2016, Cindy Prothro was promoted to Assistant City Manager. Before coming to the City of Barstow in 2011 as the Finance Director, Cindy Prothro was the Assistant Finance Director of the City of Lancaster for over 12 years. Prior to working for the City of Lancaster, she worked as the Deputy Finance Director for the City of Hesperia and the Assistant Finance Director for the City of Visalia, where she began her municipal service in 1994. From 1980 to 1994, Cindy spent over 11 years in aerospace and aviation working for Lockheed, Lear Siegler, and Aerotest in Finance; in addition, she spent 2 years at Paramount Television.
Ms. Prothro earned her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from California State University, Northridge School of Business and Economics in 1978. She attended Loyola University, Los Angeles, School of Law from 1980-81, before focusing her career on Finance. Ms. Prothro also served in the US Army as an Air Traffic Controller.
Cindy is a native of California, she has lived in Lancaster since 1982. She has a son and two grandsons.