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City of Kansas City, Mo.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 5, 2010
Clevenger new City Controller
The City of Kansas City, Mo., has announced that Eric Clevenger has been appointed City Controller. In this position, Clevenger will report to Director of Finance, Randall J. Landes.
Clevenger will assume the duties and responsibilities of planning, establishing, monitoring and enforcing the City’s financial and accounting policies and procedures and maintaining an appropriate control environment for all agencies under the purview of the City Manager. Clevenger will also act as the City’s primary contact with the external auditor.
“Mr. Clevenger’s diverse experience and accounting background make him the ideal candidate for this position,” Landes said. “He should be able to make an immediate and positive impact within the City’s accounting and financial reporting operations.”
Since joining the City in 1990, Clevenger has served in the Aviation Department as Director of Finance (2007 – 2010), Controller (2005 – 2007), Accounting Manager (1999 – 2005); the Finance Department as Financial Reporting Manager in the Accounts Division (1994 – 1999); and the Convention and Entertainment Centers Department as Accountant III (1990 – 1994).
Clevenger has a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from Northwest Missouri State University. He passed the CPA exam in 1999 and is a licensed CPA.
Clevenger will start May 10.
Media inquiries and other requests for more information about this appointment should be directed to Randall J. Landes, Finance Director, 816-513-1173.