Media Contacts and GFOA Resources

About GFOA

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), founded in 1906, represents public finance officials throughout the United States and Canada. The association's more than 21,000 members are federal, state/provincial, and local finance officials deeply involved in planning, financing, and implementing thousands of governmental operations in each of their jurisdictions. GFOA's mission is to advance excellence in public finance. 

GFOA staff works with public finance professionals from across the United States and Canada to advocate for best practices, advance interests critical to state and local governments, and provide guidance and subject matter expertise across a wide variety of public finance disciplines.

Contact Information for Media Inquiries:

If you’re a member of the press and have a request or inquiry, please contact Natalie Laudadio, GFOA's Senior Communications Manager.

GFOA Subject Matter Experts / Program Contacts

To speak directly with GFOA staff related to subject matter expertise in a specific area, please use the contacts listed below.

GFOA Subject Matter Experts (By Topic)


GFOA Resource


Michele Mark Levine or Todd Buikema


Mike Mucha or Shayne Kavanagh

CARES Act and Coronavirus Relief Fund

Emily Brock

Capital Planning / Asset Management

Shayne Kavanagh

Debt Management

Emily Brock

ERP / Technology

Mike Mucha or Rob Roque

Fiscal First Aid

Katie Ludwig or Shayne Kavanagh

GFOA Financial Foundations Framework

Katie Ludwig

Pension and Benefit Administration

Mike Belarmino


Mike Mucha

Treasury and Investment Management

Gen Carter

To speak directly with GFOA staff responsible for managing GFOA programs in the following areas, please use the contacts listed

GFOA Program Contacts



Annual Conference / Sponsorship

Dan Zielinski

Awards Programs

Diane Griffin

GFOA Research and Consulting

Mike Mucha

Federal Advocacy

Emily Brock

Training and Education

Randall Towns

GFOA Social Media and Website

Timothy Martin