Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO)

To apply for the CGFO Program CLICK HERE

CGFO of the Year

The CGFO certification is earned by passing a five-part exam covering accounting and financial reporting, municipal budgeting, treasury management, debt administration and financial administration. The distinction of CGFO of the Year IS ACHIEVED by passing all five exams with the highest average score for the year.

Congratulations to our 2021-2022 CGFO of the Year

Mistee Eagle

Section Manager
Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office

Mistee received a plaque and was recognized on June 28, 2022 at the FGFOA Annual Conference Business Luncheon in Orlando.  She will also receive a free conference registration for the 2023 FGFOA Annual Conference to be held in Orlando, Florida.


Congratulations to our new CGFOs following the Spring 2022 Exam Date

Teresa Calio
Accounting Manager
Reedy Creek Improvement District

Shantavia Conner-Ritchie
Director of Finance
City of Kissimmee

Mistee Eagle
Section Manager
Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office

Brian Eichinger
Budget Manager
Flagler County Board of County Commissioners

Jennifer Franklin
Fiscal Manager, Enterprise Programs
Hillsborough County

Susan Gobble
City of Tampa

Wesley Grissom
Senior Accountant
City of DeBary

Kelly Jones
Assistant Finance Director
City of Oveido

Phillip Lawson
Accounts Payable Supervisor
Tampa Port Authority

Dallas Lee
Director of Finance & Administration
City of Newberry

Karen Malcolm
Accounting Manager
City of West Palm Beach

Cherice Parrish
Financial Services Accounting Clerk
Citrus County Clerk of Circuit Court & Comptroller

Tammy Patten
Special Projects Coordinator
Volusia County Government
Office of Management & Budget

Jake Teems
Management & Budget Analyst
Volusia County Office of Management & Budget

Jocelyn Upchurch-Hawkins
Accounting Operations Manager
City of Sanibel

Gerald K. Wooten
Senior Budget Analyst
Escambia County Board of County Commissioners



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