Patrice Sutton is the Finance Director of Lake County, Illinois. Previously, she served as the Finance Director of the Villages of Libertyville and Round Lake Beach as well as the Deputy Finance Director of Lake County and the City of Highland Park. She is a CPFO and chairs the CPFO Team of the Illinois GFOA Professional Education Committee. Prior to her work in government finance, she was a consultant working with government organizations on technology assessments and system procurement and implementations. She has a Masters in Public Policy from the University of Chicago.