Hernando County Chooses New Budget Director
She has more than 30 years of governmental finance experience with a concentration on budgeting and cost accounting.
HERNANDO COUNTY – Hernando County government has chosen Stephanie Russ as its Office of Management and Budget director.
Russ, a Hernando County resident, has a bachelor’s in business administration from St. Leo University.
She has spent the past four and a half years working for Clay County government as its budget director. Russ has more than 30 years of governmental finance experience with a concentration on budgeting and cost accounting. She is adept at identifying deficiencies, creating solutions for successful financial planning and budgets conservatively.
“I have enjoyed working with the excellent staff at Clay County government and will always be thankful for my time there,” Russ said. “I am very excited for the opportunity to serve the Hernando County community and look forward to starting my new role on May 20.”
Russ’ primary areas of responsibility will be to:
- Direct the development, implementation, management and reporting of the county’s annual budget.
- Provide management, oversight and evaluation of financial projects and their financial implications to the county.
- Direct the development, monitoring and reporting of the county’s five-year capital improvement
“I look forward to working with Stephanie to continue making great things happen in Hernando County,” Hernando County Administrator Jeff Rogers said. “I am confident in her experience and skill level to carry out the duties of this important position.”
Russ’ first day will be Monday (May 20). Her salary will be $102,148.80 annually.
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