County News | Guilford County, NC

Don Warn -  Chief Financial OfficerGuilford County is happy to announce the choice of Don Warn as the county’s new Chief Economic Officer. Warn joins Guilford County after serving for extra than 25 years in a wide variety of financial management roles in community finance at the regional level. Guilford County’s Finance Office manages the county’s financial preparing, reporting, and controls to guarantee compliance with local, point out, and federal legal guidelines, procedures, and commonly recognized accounting rules (GAAP).

“After a nationwide lookup, it was apparent that Don Warn was the greatest prospect to lead the Guilford County Finance workforce as we proceed to provide excellent fiscal oversight of the county’s resources,” claimed Assistant County Manager for Good quality Governing administration Jason Jones. “Don delivers a wealth of knowledge and management in the public finance sector. I appear forward to operating with Don to continue on our solid status for responsible fiscal stewardship, which features an fantastic bond score from all three nationwide bond ranking businesses.”

Warn most a short while ago worked as the Finance Director/CFO for Buncombe County considering that November 2018. Prior to becoming a member of the County, he worked in nearby government for in excess of 15 a long time in Colorado, serving in the roles of Assistant Finance Director, Finance Director and Administrative Providers Director.

Warn’s other management roles incorporate serving as President of the Colorado Govt Finance Officers Association (CGFOA). He is a latest member of the North Carolina Authorities Finance Officers Association (NCGFOA), the Govt Finance Officers Affiliation (GFOA), the International Metropolis/County Administrators Affiliation (ICMA) and is on the GFOA Spending plan Evaluation Committee.

“I am looking forward to signing up for the Guilford County Finance Department crew and doing the job with the county leadership to carry on to move their financial practice forward,” Warn claimed. “I have put in a lot more than 25 several years functioning in the two the public and non-public fiscal sectors and have preferred a route in the public sector due to the fact it enables me to have a immediate, beneficial influence on my neighborhood.”

Alert earned a B.S. in Accounting from Metropolitan Point out University of Denver, a Master of Public Administration from the University of Colorado at Denver and a Accredited Local Governing administration Finance Officer designation through the College of North Carolina College of Govt.

Alert begins his job as CFO for Guilford County on February 13, 2023.