Stephanie Walker, CPA, CPFO

Director of Finance & Administration
City of Gaithersburg, MD

Stephanie M. Walker, CPA, CPFO is the Director of Finance & Administration for the City of Gaithersburg, Maryland. She has spent the last eight years working at local governments in Wisconsin and Illinois. Prior to becoming a Finance Director she worked in public accounting where she performed financial statement audits of local governments, school districts and technical colleges with a regional CPA firm in Wisconsin. She is currently serving on Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA’s) Committee on Accounting, Auditing and Financial Reporting, which recommends best practices for effective government finance operations. Stephanie has a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.