Jay Howard, CPA

Jay Howard
Title: 
Senior Program Associate
Organization: 
GFOA
Center: 
Technical Services
Bio: 

Jay Howard is a senior program associate in the Technical Services Center of the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) in Chicago, Illinois. The Technical Services Center is responsible for al of GFOA’s member services involving accounting, auditing, and financial reporting, which includes performing technical reviews of the more than 5,000 financial reports and budgets of  state and local government submitted each year to GFOA’s professional recognition programs. He performs reviews Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports of counties, small and large cities and municipalities as well as school districts and utilities. He also reviews Popular Annual Financial Reports of many different types of governments. Jay received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Drake University and chose to work at his father and uncle’s tool and die business. After working there many years he chose to make a career change and pursued a course of study in accounting at DePaul University. After completing his studies he prepared for and passed the CPA exam. He has been pretty much been working at GFOA ever since.

Direct Phone: 
+1 (312) 977-9700 ext. 2284
Location: 

Chicago Office

203 N. LaSalle St Suite 2700
Chicago, IL 60601
United States
Phone: 
+1 (312) 977-9700
Fax: 
+1 (312) 977-4806