Kirk Johnson Becomes Finance Director

Kirk Johnson has accepted a promotion to Finance Director for the City of Ridgefield. Kirk began work with the City in August 2012 as an Accountant and is excited to continuing serving the community in his new position. “This is a great opportunity and I look forward to working with the employees and citizens of Ridgefield as we face the challenges of this growing community.”

Kirk graduated cum laude in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from Washington State University. He brings thirteen years of experience in the banking industry and has experience working for the State Auditor’s Office. As Finance Director Kirk will assume full management responsibility for all Finance Department services and activities including maintaining the City’s accounting systems, fiscal records and supervising the Finance Department staff.

City Manager Steve Stuart is enthusiastic about the promotion. “Kirk has strong accounting, systems and leadership skills, and has tremendous potential for successful growth and development, similar to the City that we serve.”

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