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Louisville Mayor Fischer appoints new chief financial officer

Louisville, Ky. – Citing his detailed approach to the budget process, vision and leadership, Mayor Greg Fischer named Daniel Frockt as the new Chief Financial Officer for Metro Government.

Frockt has served as the interim CFO and interim director of the Office of Management and Budget since mid-January. He previously served as the Budget Director of Louisville Metro for 10 years.

“Daniel is a great leader and looks at the budget process with a very systematic and creative approach,” Fischer said. “He was instrumental in planning the FY16 budget, an $903 million spending plan that does not raise taxes and will strengthen physical, economic, educational and social connections across Louisville.”

Frockt also has experience in the private and non-profit sector. Frockt was an education policy advisor in Texas working with 100 school districts on education, employment and legal policy development.

He has an MBA from the University of Texas and a Master of Education from the University of Washington.

Frockt, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Ballard High School, is a Louisville native.

Other appointments: 

Aaron Jackson will become the new Budget Director for Metro Government. He has nine years of experience with the city as an analyst and manager. Jackson contributed greatly to Metro’s Distinguished Budget award presented by the Government Finance Officers’ Association for the last two years. Prior to joining Metro, he worked in the banking industry and earned his MBA from the University of Louisville. Jackson, a Louisville native, earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky in finance.

Monica Harmon is the new Finance Director for Metro Government. Her responsibilities include treasury, cash management, accounting, grants, procurement, accounts receivable and risk management.  She has two years of experience with the city primarily in budget, capital and accounting roles.  Prior to joining Metro Government, she served as the director of finance for Jeffersonville, Indiana and worked more than two decades in the private sector, including the Louisville Regional Airport Authority.  She has a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in business/accounting.