Tara Dunford as Interim Finance Director

City of Mill Creek Announces Tara Dunford as Interim Finance Director
Posted on 08/02/2019
Notice General City Manager Michael Ciaravino announces Tara Dunford as the Interim Finance Director.

“We are looking forward to having Ms. Dunford as an integral part of the team,” said Ciaravino. “She is a respected CPA with an excellent understanding of governmental accounting.”

Dunford possesses a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Washington State University as well as CPA certification from the Washington State Board of Accountancy.

Previously, Dunford worked as a Controller for the Metropolitan Park District of Tacoma, and as internal auditor and senior accountant for the Pierce County Budget and Finance Department. Most recently, she has spent the past three years working as an independent CPA.

“I appreciate the opportunity to work with the City of Mill Creek,” said Dunford. “I am poised to work with the current finance department staff to address the City’s needs moving forward.”

Dunford is replacing previous City Finance Director, Peggy Lauerman, who submitted her resignation on July 26.