City of Rockport Appoints Finance Director

City Manager Kevin Carruth presented Katherine (Katie) Griffin as his appointment for Finance Director at the Tuesday, July 10 Rockport City Council meeting. Griffin had been acting as Interim Finance Director for the past six weeks.

A Certified Government Officer with over 14 years of experience in municipal finance, Griffin most recently served as Director of Finance for the City of Portland for the past two years. She has served in similar positions with the City of Bee Cave and the City of Sanger. Previously, she was a financial analyst for the City of Denton.

“The City of Rockport is extremely fortunate to have someone of Katie’s caliber and experience,” noted City Manager Kevin Carruth. “She seamlessly stepped in to managing our daily financial operations and has been invaluable in our budget planning development as we continue the recovery process.”

"As a resident, and former employee, of Portland, I've always thought of Rockport as an amazing community. The City has some challenges and opportunities ahead," Griffin stated. "I'm thrilled to be a part of its rebuilding and growth."

Griffin holds undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of North Texas as well as a Master of Public Administration, also from UNT. She is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association and Phi Chi Theta, a national business fraternity. Griffin is currently testing for her Certified Public Accountant license.

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