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Johns Creek announces new Finance Director

February 27, 2020

Ronnie CampbellThe City of Johns Creek is pleased to announce Ronnie Campbell will be joining the senior management team as the new Finance Director.  

Campbell brings more than 30 years of financial management experience with extensive knowledge and proficiency in municipal government.  He previously served as the Director of Finance for the City of Camarillo, CA, and the Assistant Director of Administrative Services for the City of Lakewood, CA.  In those roles, Campbell oversaw the development and administration of operating budgets and capital improvement plans, as well as long-term financial planning.  

As Director of Finance for the City of Camarillo, Campbell produced six balanced budgets during the economic recession and led Camarillo’s efforts in long-term financial planning.  The Camarillo Finance Department received the Government Finance Officers Association’s Excellence in Government Finance Award for Financial Reporting and Budgeting during his tenure.

Named as the Los Angeles Business Journal’s CFO of the Year 2019, Campbell most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer of the Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink), where he has implemented strategic fiscal and accounting policies and procedures. Under his leadership, Metrolink’s Finance Department was awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (CAFR) in 2016, 2017, and 2018.

Campbell earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting from San Diego State University and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management from University of La Verne.  He is a member of the Governmental Finance Officers of America (GFOA) and has held leadership positions with the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO).