Friday, September 10, 2010

Marsh Named CCSO Finance Director

Andrea Marsh has been appointed finance director for the Collier County Sheriff's Office.

Director Marsh has served within the agency for the past seven years, most recently as general accounting manager. She assumes the duties of finance director following the retirement of long-term member Carol Golightly, who served most recently as the agency finance director for the past five years.

Prior to joining the Sheriff’s Office, Director Marsh had extensive experience managing and directing various nonprofit organizations. Director Marsh has also served as an adjunct faculty member of the University of Phoenix, where she instructed various undergraduate courses in business.

Director Marsh holds a master’s of science degree in management from Florida State University and earned her undergraduate degree in business administration from Boston University. She is an active candidate for the professional distinction of certified government finance officer, and has earned the professional distinction of certified public professional buyer.

Director Marsh is active within the Naples area community, serving as a member of the Budget Review Team and as a Local Government Team leader for the United Way of Collier County. She serves as a member of the 2010 Heart Walk Executive Leadership Team for the American Heart Association. She is a member of the St. Elizabeth Seton School Board, serving as board secretary. She is also an active member of St. Elizabeth Seton Parish, where she serves as a volunteer in the music ministry.

Director Marsh is a professional member of the Florida Government Finance Officers Association and the American Payroll Association.