Gary Donaldson is the Chief Revenue Officer for the City of Atlanta, Georgia municipal government. He holds an MBA from Georgia State University and MPA from New School University in New York. He is a Certified Treasury Professional, and has completed the GFOA-Advanced Government Finance Institute at the University of Wisconsin. He began his career with the Mayor’s Office for the City of New York and spent five years at Standards & Poor’s Public Finance Department as an Associate Director providing credit analyses for local governments covering the Eastern region of the United States. He currently serves as the GFOA Chair of the Committee on Economic Development and Capital Planning and also serves as a Special Reviewer for CAFR, Budget Review, as well as writing for GFOA Government Finance Review publication.