John R. Samford, CPA

Title: 
Assistant Finance Director
Organization: 
City of Fort Worth, TX
Bio: 

John R. Samford, CPA has served the City of Fort Worth, Texas as the Assistant Finance Director in the Treasury division of the Financial Management Services department since February 2017. John previously served Fort Worth as the Assistant Finance Director in the Accounting division from August 2015 to February 2017. Prior to his time with the City of Fort Worth, John served the Town of Highland Park, Texas as the Controller and served as the Assistant Finance Director for the City of Corsicana, Texas. He currently chairs the City of Fort Worth Deferred Compensation Oversight Committee and was a member of the Leadership Corsicana program through the Corsicana/Navarro County Chamber of Commerce. John is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and the Government Finance Officers Association of Texas (GFOAT). He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas.