Treasurer Jeff DeWit


ARIZONA Jeff DeWit was elected to his first term as Arizona State Treasurer on November 4, 2014.  He took office January 5, 2015 as Arizona’s 33rd State Treasurer. As Arizona’s Chief Banker and Investment Officer, Treasurer DeWit oversees more than $13 Billion in state assets and serves as an investment manager for local governments. Treasurer […]

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Treasurer Dennis Milligan


ARKANSAS On November 4, 2014, Dennis Milligan became the first Republican elected to the Office of Treasurer of State since Reconstruction securing 56% of the vote. The Treasurer of State serves as the State’s banker and is responsible for an investment portfolio of approximately $3 billion. Dennis previously served as the Saline County Circuit Clerk […]

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Treasurer Walker Stapleton


COLORADO State Treasurer Walker Stapleton’s roots run deep in Colorado, his family has been actively involved in Colorado since the early 1900’s. As Colorado State Treasurer, Walker continues this proud family tradition of community leadership. Until being sworn in as Colorado’s 43rd State Treasurer on January 11, 2011, Treasurer Stapleton served as CEO and CFO of […]

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CFO Jeff Atwater


FLORIDA A fifth-generation Floridian, husband and father of four, Jeff Atwater was first elected Florida’s Chief Financial Officer on November 2, 2010, and sworn into office on January 4, 2011. He was reelected to a second term on November 4, 2014, and sworn into office on January 6, 2015. His commitment to public service began […]

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Treasurer Steve McCoy


GEORGIA Steve McCoy has served as State Treasurer since November 2011. The Treasurer  serves as  cash management officer for the State on behalf of the State Depository Board  responsible for managing $16 billion of State and local government investments; approval of banking services for state agencies; oversight of the State’s 529 college savings plan; and […]

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Treasurer Ron Crane


IDAHO Ron G. Crane was born in Nampa, Idaho. He is a graduate of Nampa Christian High School and later graduated from college with an Associate’s Degree. He received an honorary doctorate from Ohio Christian University in 2008. He served as a member in the Idaho National Guard from 1971 — 1977, receiving recognition as […]

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Treasurer Kelly Mitchell


INDIANA Kelly Mitchell serves as the Treasurer for the State of Indiana. She was appointed on November 18, 2014 to complete the term of her predecessor. Her elected term is from January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2018. For the last seven years, Kelly Mitchell has worked in the Treasurer of State’s Office as the […]

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Treasurer Jake LaTurner


KANSAS Jake LaTurner was sworn in as the 40th Kansas State Treasurer on April 18th, 2017. Jake LaTurner has been highly regarded as an idea-driven leader throughout his time in Kansas Government. As the youngest statewide officeholder in the nation, Jake hopes to help raise awareness for the programs provided by the State Treasurer’s Office. […]

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Treasurer Allison Ball


KENTUCKY Ball is the 38th State Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the youngest statewide female elected official in the country, making her the third youngest statewide elected official in the United States.  Treasurer Ball is the 5th woman to hold the office of Kentucky State Treasurer; the first in two decades. Prior to […]

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Auditor Mike Harmon


KENTUCKY Mike Harmon was elected in November 2015 as the 47th Auditor of Public Accounts for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Mike previously served in the Kentucky House of Representatives for 13 years representing the people of Boyle and Casey County, and previously Washington County, in the 54th District. During his time in public service, Auditor […]

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Treasurer Terry Hayes


MAINE Maine State Treasurer Teresea (Terry) Hayes was elected by the Joint Convention of the 127th Maine Legislature to the office of State Treasurer in December 2014. She is the first Independent to hold this position. From 2006 through 2014 Terry served as a Democrat in the Maine House of Representatives. She was elected Assistant […]

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Treasurer Lynn Fitch


MISSISSIPPI Lynn Fitch was sworn in as Mississippi’s 54th Treasurer on January 5, 2012.  She attended the University of Mississippi in Oxford, where she earned both a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Juris Doctorate. After graduation, Lynn began practicing law as a Special Assistant Attorney General with the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office representing financial […]

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Treasurer Eric Schmitt


MISSOURI Eric Schmitt is a lifelong, sixth-generation Missourian whose public service has been built on a record of championing economic growth, private sector job creation, taxpayer advocacy and fiscal responsibility. Prior to being elected Treasurer, Schmitt’s Missouri constituents have twice elected him to represent the state’s 15th Senate District as a Missouri Senator. As State […]

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Treasurer Don Stenberg


NEBRASKA Don Stenberg is a native Nebraskan who grew up in Tekamah, Nebraska. His parents owned and operated a small business out of their home. To earn money for college Don detasseled corn, hauled bales, mowed lawns and life guarded at the local swimming pool. At the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Don walked on to the […]

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Treasurer Dan Schwartz


NEVADA Dan is Nevada’s State Treasurer. He is committed to improving education through the Millennium Scholarship and other college savings plans; to creating jobs through a micro-loan and related investment programs; and to making Nevada’s tax dollars work for its citizens. Dan grew up in suburban Chicago and attended Princeton University. He graduated from the […]

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Controller Ron Knecht


NEVADA Ron Knecht, an economist, financial and policy analyst, Professional Mechanical Engineer (registered in California), and law-school graduate, became Controller January 5, 2015. As Controller, he also serves on Nevada’s Board of Finance, Executive Branch Audit Committee and Department of Transportation Board of Directors. In his first full fiscal year as Controller, Ron and his […]

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Treasurer Dale Folwell


NORTH CAROLINA As former Speaker Pro Tempore and NC Assistant Secretary of Commerce, Dale Folwell has experience in solving problems for the citizens of the state.  As North Carolina’s next Treasurer, Dale is committed to preserving the state’s pension and health plans while maintaining North Carolina’s AAA bond rating.  As a four-term member of the […]

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Treasurer Kelly Schmidt


NORTH DAKOTA State Treasurer Kelly Schmidt has spent the last decade bringing accuracy, transparency and technology to the Office of State Treasurer. She believes strongly in limited and efficient government, and has worked hard to ensure taxpayer dollars are used in an economical and effective manner. Growing up in North Dakota, Treasurer Schmidt learned the […]

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Treasurer Josh Mandel


OHIO Josh Mandel is the 48th Treasurer of the State of Ohio and the youngest State Treasurer in America. He was elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2014 – winning both elections by double-digits. Josh is a Marine Corps veteran who served two tours in Iraq and previously served two terms in the Ohio House […]

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Treasurer Curtis Loftis


SOUTH CAROLINA Curtis M. Loftis, Jr. is the state’s Chief Financial Officer and essentially the state’s “private banker.” He is the custodian of more than $40 billion in State funds, including the state’s five statutorily established pension funds. He serves as Vice Chairman of the State Budget and Control Board, an executive body that provides […]

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Treasurer Richard Sattgast


SOUTH DAKOTA State Treasurer Rich Sattgast, graduated from Spearfish High School and later earned his B.S. in Political Science and Business Administration from Black Hills State University. Rich has served 25 years in both the active and reserve armed forces.  Sattgast’s military career includes service with the Occupation Force in Berlin in the 1980’s, Desert […]

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Treasurer Duane Davidson


WASHINGTON Duane A. Davidson was elected Washington State Treasurer with 58 percent of the vote. Interestingly, it was the first time that two candidates from the same political party and vying for the same statewide office appeared on the general election ballot. Currently, Davidson, 57, is serving his fourth term as Benton County Treasurer. He […]

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Treasurer Mark Gordon


WYOMING Mark Gordon is currently serving as Wyoming Treasurer. He was appointed to complete the term of the late Joe Meyer who passed away in October 2012. As Treasurer, Mr. Gordon’s principal duty is to safeguard and invest all the funds of the state. He serves as Administrator for the Wyoming State Treasurer’s Asset Reserve […]

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Derek Kreifels


PRESIDENT Derek Kreifels is the President of the State Financial Officers Foundation (SFOF). As President of SFOF he is charged with leading the national organization and collaborating with like-minded state officials to promote fiscally responsible, free market principles to better impact state and federal financial policy. Kreifels is charged with ensuring that SFOF’s fiscal, operational, […]

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Jon Daugharthy, J.D.


LEGAL COUNSEL Jon earned his law degree from Vanderbilt Law School with a Business Law Certificate in conjunction with Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Business. He completed his undergraduate studies at Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a minor in finance. After law school, Jon clerked at the trial court […]

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John Ashcroft

The Honorable John Ashcroft, Former U.S. Attorney General


ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER Former U.S. Attorney General, Governor and U.S. Senator John Ashcroft serves as founder and Chairman of The Ashcroft Group and The Ashcroft Law Firm (together, the “Firm”). Together with the select group of seasoned, respected and experienced senior executives he recruited to join him – many of whom helped to lead the […]

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The Honorable Tom Coburn, Retired U.S. Senator – Oklahoma


ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER Tom A. Coburn, M.D. was elected on November 4, 2004 to represent Oklahoma in the United States Senate. Dr. Coburn and his wife, Carolyn, a former Miss Oklahoma, were married in 1968 and have three children and four grandchildren. They attend First Baptist Church of Muskogee, Oklahoma. As a citizen legislator, Coburn […]

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Jonathan Williams, Chief Economist and Vice President, American Legislative Exchange Council


ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER Jonathan Williams is the Chief Economist and Vice President for the Center for State Fiscal Reform at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), where he works with state policymakers, congressional leaders and members of the private sector to develop fiscal policy solutions for the states. Williams also co-authors Rich States, Poor States: […]

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