Todd Buikema is the acting director in the GFOA’s Technical Services Center (TSC). Mr. Buikema came to the TSC with more than 19 years of experience in governmental accounting, auditing, and financial reporting. Immediately prior to joining the GFOA staff, Mr. Buikema served for five years as Assistant Financial Controller at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, the third largest community college in the country. Before that, he obtained 14 years of experience in public-sector auditing, first as a manager at PTW, and then as a senior manager in the Public Sector Services section of Crowe Horwath, LLP. Mr. Buikema received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Calvin College. He is a licensed certified public accountant (CPA) in the state of Illinois and a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Illinois Society of CPAs.