2015 Outstanding CPA in Government Impact Award Winner, Local Level: Anne P. Harty 

Anne Harty is the Chief Financial Officer/Municipal Clerk for the City of Rock Hill, SC. As Department Head over Finance, Anne oversees the Divisions of Accounting, Risk Management, Customer Services and Records Management with the City. In addition, Anne is on the City’s budget committee. Anne has served as the City’s Chief Financial Officer/Municipal Clerk since November 2010 and previously served Rock Hill as Performance Manager and Customer Services Manager. Before joining the City, Anne served as the York County Treasurer and Finance Director from 1991 until 2005.

Anne received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Winthrop University in 1987, and earned her designation as a Certified Public Accountant in 1990, passing the CPA exam in the top 2%. She became licensed as a Certified Government Finance Officer from the South Carolina Government Finance Officers Association in 1994 and completed the GFOA Advanced Government Finance Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in July 2009.

Anne currently serves on the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) National Committee on Accounting, Auditing and Financial Reporting and is Co-Chair of the National Government Finance Officers Association Women’s Public Finance Network. She received the SC Association of Certified Public Accountants Women To Watch Award in 2012. Anne has moderated sessions at past Government Finance Officer Association National Conventions and spoken and moderated at numerous State conferences. Anne is a three time past-president of the Catawba Charter of the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. She also served on the State Board of the SC Association of CPAs from 2007-2009.

In addition to her employment with the City of Rock Hill, Anne is a Financial Peace University Facilitator at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill, SC.

News from the Rock Hill SC Herald (8/26/15)


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