Susan Iverson, CMC

Finance Director
City of Lake Elmo, MN

Sue Iverson is the Director of Finance for the City of Lake Elmo. Prior to Lake Elmo, Sue served as the Director of Finance and Administrative Services for the City of Arden Hills, Finance Director for the City of Mahtomedi, the Finance Director/City Clerk-Treasurer for the City of Norwood Young America and the City Clerk for the City of New Germany. While at Arden Hills she also served as the Acting City Administrator from October 2015 to December 2016, December 2009 until May 2010, and January 2008. She worked in the public sector for Honeywell, Inc. for 15 years. She is a Certified Municipal Clerk and teaches at both the graduate and under graduate level.  She has a Masters Degree in Public and Non-Profit Administration from Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, and a Masters Degree in Accounting and Financial Management from Keller Graduate School of DeVry University. She also has a B.S. in Accounting from Metropolitan State with a Minor in Human Service Administration and an A.A.S. in Accounting from Alexandria Technical College. She is finishing work on a Doctorate in Public Administration from Hamline University.  Sue currently serves on the Committee on Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Reporting (CAAFR) and is a former member of the Treasury and Investment Management Committee (TIM). She is a past board member of the MnGFOA and a recipient of the Thomas J. Moran Award from MnGFOA.