Alumna to be new Finance Director

Northern Star Staff

NIU alumna Cathy Haley has been selected as DeKalb’s Finance Director, effective August 4.

Haley serves as the Finance Director for Carpentersville, where she has automated procedures and updated financial policies, according to a DeKalb press release.

Besides her experience in Carpentersville, Haley worked as the Assistant Finance Director in Roselle for 10 years and West Dundee’s Treasurer and Accountant for seven years, according to the DeKalb press release.

Haley graduated from NIU as a finance major with a bachelor in science, as well as a master of business administration from the Keller Graduate School of Management.

Assistant City Manager Rudy Espiritu has been serving as Interim Finance Director since March, along with GovTemps USA who have assisted with the Financial Responsibility Initiative.

For more information, contact City Manager Anne Marie Gaura at 815-748-2391 or annemarie.gaura@cityofdekalb.com.