posted on March 16, 2016 09:38
Jackie Huffman has been announced as the new Finance Director for the Town of Huntersville. She has more than twenty years of local governmental finance experience.
Since May 2000, Jackie has served as the Finance Director for the neighboring Town of Cornelius, guiding the department to its AAA bond rating. With Jackie as the Finance Director, the Town has been awarded the Government Finance Officers Association’s Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for more than five years. Prior to Cornelius, her municipal career began as the Assistant Finance Director in Statesville, NC.
Jackie Huffman is both a Certified Public Accountant and NC Certified Public Finance Officer. She has both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Appalachian State University. Jackie is a past President of North Carolina’s Government Finance Officers Association and recipient of the Charlotte Business Journal’s 2013 CFO of the Year Award for Small Governments.
Along with husband Brad and sons Drew and Lucas, Jackie resides in Mooresville, NC. Jackie stated, “That she is excited about the challenges that lie ahead leading the Huntersville Finance Department when she starts work in Huntersville on April 1.” Huntersville Town Manager, Greg Ferguson stated, “I am pleased that Jackie has decided to join our staff. She brings a great deal of experience and professional expertise to the job.”