Melanie Larose has been named the City of Brownwood’s new finance director.
Larose has worked for the City of Brownwood for 20 decades. She joined the city in February 2001 as the main accountant. In 2016, Larose became the assistant director of Finance.
She is an expenditure officer with the city and has served on the Fireman’s Reduction and Retirement Fund Board due to the fact 2017 and the Inside Audit Committee because 2007.
Right before operating for the Metropolis, Larose was an accountant for extra than a few many years with personal accounting companies.
She has a bachelor of company administration with a key in accounting from Tarleton Condition College. She has been a Accredited Governing administration Finance Officer given that 2015.
Since 2016, Larose has been taking care of the working day-to-working day operations of the city’s finance, accounting, purchasing and utility billing departments. She has leadership encounter as the manager of the supervisors in these departments.
A short while ago, Larose has been instrumental in digitizing the customer expertise for utility billing, implementing an on the net seller databases and managing a key program conversion.
She has a extensive knowledge of municipal finance, investments, budgeting, fireman’s pension fund, AP/AR, payroll, and insurance plan coverage.
“Melanie has the fantastic mix of expertise and experience to progress into the finance director placement,” Metropolis Supervisor Emily Crawford reported. “She is passionate about Brownwood and is focused the metropolis, the residents and her co-personnel.
Melanie signifies the ISERVE core values of the city and I appear ahead to performing together with her.”
Larose has been a resident of Brown County her whole life. She and her partner, Scott, have a daughter who is a senior at Brownwood Large Faculty.
The Larose household treasures family members time and competes in livestock displays and Brownwood Lady Lions athletics.
Former finance director Walter Middleton retired on Jan. 27 soon after 22 yrs of service.