Certified Public Accountant, 1986Bachelor in Accounting, Lewis UniversityChief Deputy Auditor, 1986-2000Will County Auditor, 2000-2008Elected Treasurer in 2010
Collects $1.62 Billion Property Tax Levy 273,000 Parcels Balanced within 48-cent Manages $340 Million County Funds 20 Full-Time Employees
Office Without a Mission Spent 10 Years in Neutral Emphasis Drifted to Collection Lack of Innovation Reactive, not Proactive Managers honestly thought there was nothing they could improve or do better.
Focused on Employee Morale One-On-One Meetings with Staff Employee Focus Group (without Managers) Identified 16 Employee-Based Changes Implemented 15/16 by Year’s End Shaved $244,000 in Operating Expenses
We reduced cost and increased service byaggressively negotiating with banks.
We regained an entire month for ouremployees to focus on their primary job.
We leveraged our $100 Million CreditCard Portfolio for lower fees andimproved service for staff and public.
Yes, Will County “lost” a $140,000 checkto Cash Dash and didn’t know it.
$4,000,000$3,500,000$3,000,000$2,500,000$2,000,000$1,500,000$1,000,000 $500,000 $- $(500,000) 2009 2010 2011 2012 Treasurers Class C Fund Corproate Class C Fund Special Trust Fund Levy Interest Distribution