Peg Hartnett serves as the Assistant Director for Training in GFOA’s Technical Services Center (TSC), where she oversees the national and online training courses in the areas of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and internal controls. Peg is also a frequent instructor for GFOA’s national and online training courses in these areas. Peg came to GFOA with more than eighteen years of experience in governmental accounting and financial reporting. Prior to joining GFOA, Peg served as the Finance Director, Treasurer, and Budget Officer for the Village of Clarendon Hills, Illinois. Under Peg’s leadership, the Village’s credit rating improved to the highest level, which it maintained throughout her tenure. Peg’s previous positions include Assistant Finance Director for the Village of Bloomingdale, Illinois, Assistant Finance Director for the Village of Villa Park, Illinois, and Business Manager for the Bloomingdale Public Library. During this time, Peg also served as a member of the Executive Board of the Illinois Government Finance Officers Association and participated on the Technical Accounting Review Committee.
Peg received her Bachelor of Accounting degree from Northern Illinois University and holds a Master of Accounting and Financial Management degree from the Keller Graduate School of Management.
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