Patti Hetrick is Anoka County’s Budget Director. Currently, she is filling the Interim Library Director position for Anoka County. She is a graduate of Luther College, Decorah, Iowa with a major in Accounting and International Business. She also obtained her Certified Internal Audit designation. Her career began at Cargill, Inc. in the International Audit Division. After Cargill, she worked at G&K Services, helping the company to grow from a $70 M to $700 M Fortune 500 company. She developed and directed the Internal Audit Department, the project management function, and the business manager training. She also was part of the acquisition team, as well as overseeing the streamlining of 70 individual plants to 4 major warehouses across the US and Canada. As she grew her family, she chose to work as a consultant, working with companies to streamline and improve purchasing of specialized operating expenses. Since 2005, Patti has worked in County Government as the Budget Director, first at Sherburne County and now in Anoka. Patti also is certified in Lean Process Facilitation and actively participates in the Continuous Improvement effort at Anoka County.