On December 6, 2022, Mayor Pro Tem Rischi Paul Sharma was appointed to serve as Mayor Pro Tem for a one-year term. Mayor Pro Tem Rischi Paul Sharma was elected to the Laguna Niguel City Council on November 3, 2020 for a four-year term.
Mayor Pro Tem Rischi Paul Sharma has served as both a member and as Chair member of the Laguna Niguel Investment, Banking and Audit Committee. Additionally, Rischi was actively involved in the community prior to being elected to City Council by serving as an Ambassador for the Laguna Niguel Chamber of Commerce and as an appointee of the Laguna Niguel Military Support Committee. Currently, Rishi is Council Liaison to the Traffic & Transportation Commission, Military Support Committee, Investment, Banking & Audit Committee, Senior Citizens Committee, City/CDBG Grant Sub Committee, Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control, and California Joint Powers Insurance Authority.
Rischi holds a Bachelor’s Degree in French and Political Science from Wabash College and he also graduated from Indiana University School of Law. He is a Certified Financial Professional with over 24 years of financial experience and is the CEO of Assembly Pointe Financial.
Rischi moved to California in 1996 from a small farming town in Indiana, where he spent nearly two decades working on the family farm. Rischi has been a Laguna Niguel resident since 2006 and is married to his wife Alexis-Rae. Together, they’re proud parents of 4 young children.