Mr. Biles has been the Chief Financial Officer of UTA since September 2012. His primary duties include accounting, budget preparation and monitoring, investments, bond issuance, supply chain and procurement administration, real estate and transit-oriented development, and fares policy and collections. Before coming to UTA, Mr. Biles served a combined 32 years as the CFO for cities in Kansas, Texas, Arkansas, and Washington state. He has been active in the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). After serving six years on the GFOA Committee on Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Reporting, Mr. Biles is beginning his fourth year on the GFOA Committee on Retirement and Benefit Administration.