Jeffrey L. Esser

Executive Director at Government Finance Officers Association

Jeffrey L. Esser

Jeffrey L. Esser

Executive Director at Government Finance Officers Association

Biography

Jeffrey L. Esser joined the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) Board of Trustees in January 2018.

Mr. Esser is the executive director emeritus of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). He recently retired from the GFOA after serving more than 35 years as chief executive officer. He began his career with GFOA in 1979 as the director of its Federal Liaison Center.

Mr. Esser also sits on the board of directors of the Center for State and Local Government Excellence and is chair of the Endowment Board of the Bernard Zell Day School in Chicago. He is also a volunteer consultant with the Executive Service Corps of Chicago and provides strategic and financial advice to not-for-profit organizations.

Before joining GFOA, Mr. Esser served as the staff director of government operations and director of the criminal justice and consumer affairs project for the National Conference of State Legislatures.

Mr. Esser holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and he also studied in the public administration graduate program at George Washington University, Washington D.C.

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Government Finance Officers Association

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1

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Director & Chief Financial Officer at Government Finance Officers Association

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Former Senator from Illinois

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Former President at Government Finance Officers Association

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Executive Director at Financial Accounting Foundation

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Managing Editor at Government Finance Officers Association

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Director & Deputy Executive Director at Government Finance Officers Association

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Director, Federal Liaison Center at Government Finance Officers Association

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Director, Operations & Marketing at Government Finance Officers Association

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Director, Federal Liaison Center at Government Finance Officers Association

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Fund Advisor at Silver Lake Management Co. LLC

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Executive Director at Government Finance Officers Association
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The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), founded in 1906, represents public finance officials throughout the United States and Canada. The association'?s nearly 18,000 members are federal, state/provincial, and local finance officials deeply involved in planning, financing, and implementing of thousands of governmental operations in each of their jurisdictions. The GFOA?'s mission is to enhance and promote the professional management of governmental financial resources by identifying, developing, and advancing fiscal strategies, policies, and practices for the public benefit. The GFOA has accepted the leadership challenge of public finance. To meet the many needs of its members, the organization provides best practice guidance, consulting, networking opportunities, publications including books, e-books, and periodicals, recognition programs, research, and training opportunities for those in the profession.

Political Donations
$250
2012

Former President of United States

$300
2010

Senior Director at The Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (Wealth Management)

$750
2009

Representative from Illinois's 9th Congressional District

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