Jane Struder, Director of Finance
Ms. Struder has held the position of Finance Director since 1999. She supervises the accounting, investment, budget and long term financial planning functions for the Town. She also oversees the functions of the Purchasing Program and the Town Clerk’s Office. The Finance Department also provides support for the Town’s Investment Advisory Committee and the Employees’ Retirement Board.
Under her leadership, the Town has attained awards from the Government Finance Officers Association for budget and financial statement presentation.
Her prior positions include 10 years of service as Comptroller and Collection Director for the City of Kankakee, Illinois, where she supervised billing, collection, accounting and budgeting. She served in the private sector as an assistant vice president and business manager for a major automobile dealership in Chicago, Illinois where her duties included banking relationships, financial proposals for major acquisitions, budget forecasts, and insurance negotiations.
Ms. Struder earned her Master of Management degree from Northwestern University and her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Western Michigan University. She is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the Government Finance officers Association (GFOA) and is active in the Florida Government Finance Officers Association. She is a member of the Special Review Committee of the GFOA for the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. She serves on the Florida Municipal Investment Trust Investment Advisory Committee. She is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.