Mesquite, TX - November 21, 2019 - This month, City of Mesquite Senior Account Michelle Baccheschi achieved the distinction of Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO). Michelle received her certificate from the Government Finance Officers Association of Texas during its Fall Conference.
Michelle is committed to increasing her knowledge of government finance, and she worked hard to achieve the CGFO distinction. Michelle also is working on a master’s degree and plans to obtain a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation for the State of Texas once qualified to sit for the exam.
The CGFO program intends to encourage a level of knowledge and professionalism in the field of government finance. It also encourages development and maintenance of professional competence for practicing governmental finance officers. For purposes of the CGFO program, a finance officer is any individual occupying a professional level position that includes oversight and/or supervision of one or more financial functions in a government entity.