Dawn Lang has been with the City of Chandler AZ for over 16 years, appointed as Deputy City Manager | CFO, in August 2021. She is responsible for overseeing the Management Services Department which includes all financial functions for the City, as well as the Departments of Community Services, Information Technology and Fleet & Facilities.
Dawn has over 25 years’ experience in municipal government finance and has served on the national Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA) Executive Committee, previously on the GFOA committee of Budget and Fiscal Policy, and the committee of Accounting, Auditing and Financial Reporting. Prior to coming to Chandler, Arizona, Dawn was the Finance Officer for a small City in Oregon, and Budget Director for the City of Dubuque, Iowa. Before her career in municipal government finance, she obtained experience in trust accounting, public accounting, and tax and corporate finance. Dawn obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Accounting from Montana State University – Billings and has her CPA.