Minh Tran, CEO
Minh Tran is 48 years old, married and has three children. He graduated from the University of California, Riverside with a biochemistry degree and worked as a biochemist for the US Forest Service.
He earned a law degree from the University of La Verne in Southern California. He worked as a legal aid attorney for Inland County Legal Services and in private practice for five years in Southern California doing bankruptcy, family and housing law. He worked as Riverside County senior deputy counsel for 10 years.
Tran came to Napa County as assistant county counsel in 2009. He became Napa county counsel in May 2012, replacing Robert Westmeyer, who held the post for 24 years.
The CEO supervises the 10 non-elected department heads and provides to the Board of Supervisors impartial analysis and recommendations on policy, fiscal and administrative matters.