We all have a boss.  Even CEO’s are overseen by a board.  Victor Mercado has learned that the hard way.  He was CEO of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District until last night.   He was hired in November, 2009.  His troubles started in May.  that month,  he hired a lawyer to address the board and

 Why would an employer provide grounds for a lawsuit to an employee?  It is hard to fathom, but Bexar Metropolitan Water District has fired a business analyst whose warnings about improper accounting practices were supported by a a consultant.  See San Antonio Express News report. Gilbert Herrera’s warnings were well-reported prior to his termination.