Marc Gonzales, 2016-17 GFOA President

Former Director of Finance
Clackamas County, Oregon

Marc Gonzales joined Clackamas County Oregon in 1984.  He served as Finance Director overseeing Facilities Management, Procurement and Fleet Services as well as all financial activity including accounting, financial reporting, budget and payroll for the County and several of its component unit agencies from January 1995 until his retirement on July 31, 2018.

A past president, past board member and Honorary Life Member of the Oregon Government Finance Officers Association, Marc was appointed to the Executive Board of the Government Finance Officers Association of the US and Canada (GFOA) in 2011.  He  served as the 2016-17 GFOA president.  As president, representing GFOA’s nearly 20,000 members, he visited regional and state finance officers associations from the Yukon Territory to Florida, and attended and spoke at conferences in Sweden and Israel. 

Marc received his Bachelors degree in Business Administration/Accounting from Portland State University and his MBA from University of Oregon. A resident of the City of Portland, he has been a board member for both private businesses and non-profit entities as well.