Ms. Cheng is the founder, president, and CEO of MV Cheng & Associates Inc. She is sought after by municipalities as a staffing source in the finance and human resources sector.

Misty V. Cheng | Founder, President & CEO of MV Cheng & Associates Inc.


Ms. Cheng earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Saint Mary’s College of California and a Masters of Public Administration from the California State University in Northridge.

Early Career

Misty V. Cheng didn’t simply start as a staffing provider for municipalities, her career began at a CPA firm in the mid-1990’s auditing cities and special districts.

She crossed to the other side and began working for cities as an accountant.

Her dedication, work ethics, and drive were quickly noticed and she became the youngest “Director of Finance” to ever hold such a position.

She held the director of finance and administrative services position for a few years, her responsibilities included overseeing finance, purchasing, human resources, and risk management.

How MV Cheng & Associates Started

In 2008, Ms. Cheng branched out on her own and assisted cities, counties, and special districts as either interim or a contracted finance director.

The demand quickly increased with staffing requests at various levels in finance, purchasing, and human resources. Ms. Cheng incorporated her staffing firm in 2014 and MV Cheng & Associates Inc. began.

What to Expect Today

  • MV Cheng & Associates is the #1 referred municipality staffing agency in Southern California for multiple reasons.
  • The staff offers various levels of expertise, from an account clerk to a finance director and every position in between.
  • MV Cheng & Associates only offers the most experienced, qualified staff for the position you need to fill.
  • The average years of municipal experience the staff holds is 25 years.

From preparing year-end audits to annual budgets, bank reconciliations, payroll, preparing and submitting annual financial transactions reports (SCO report), overseeing or coordinating new financial software implementation and more.

With MV Cheng & Associates, you will always have the right talent for the position.

Our human resource staff is experienced in recruiting, updating personnel policies and procedures, can assist with union labor negotiations, prepare grievance responses, serve as a liaison with third-party administrators and more.

The MV Cheng & Associates’ staff is an extension of Ms. Cheng, many of whom have worked with her at municipality projects or have been highly recommended by others in the industry. If the candidate that fits the level of expertise you need is not available, we will not simply send you any candidate.

We meticulously provide the candidates we send to municipalities, giving you the option to choose the perfect candidate for the position.

Whether you’re looking to fill an interim, part-time, or contracted position in the field of finance or human resources/risk management, we look forward to assisting you. Contact us, and experience the MV Cheng & Associates difference for yourself.