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    "See the products of my life improving my community"

    "See the products of my life improving my community"

    Our guest this week is Chris McCullion, Chief Financial Officer for the City of Orlando, Florida. Chris became CFO in his mid-30s. Our conversation touches how that happened as well as how Chris and his team handled the enormous tragedy of the 2016 Pulse Nightclub Shooting.

    • 59 min
    “Open to the Opportunities”

    “Open to the Opportunities”

    Episode four of the podcast features a conversation with Jo Ann Giddings, Deputy Director of Financial Administration in the City of Aurora, Colorado. Growing up on her family farm along with her seven siblings, Jo Ann learned to be self-sufficient. With her daily chores around the farm and raising cattle, she developed a strong sense of “team work” and a community of neighbors leaning into each other for support.

    • 43 min
    “What do I have to lose?”

    “What do I have to lose?”

    Joining us for episode three is Ed Harrington from San Francisco, California. Born the youngest of five children, Ed’s childhood was marked by a tremendous amount of sadness with losing both parents by the time he was a teenager. Acknowledging that this “sets you back a bit,” Ed’s mother was able to impart a certain belief in humanity that stuck to Ed’s core and helped to shape him for the rest of his life.

    • 54 min
    “88 percent...that’s me!”

    “88 percent...that’s me!”

    Joining us this week is Veronica Carrillo with the City of San Antonio, Texas. Growing up on a block where the homes of her aunts and uncles, cousins and grandparents were back door or down the street to one another, this tight knit family kept her centered and grounded. But as you’ll hear, there was one voice that rose above the rest and became her guiding compass, her father.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    "I was dealt a certain hand"

    "I was dealt a certain hand"

    Our first guest is Michael Bryant, GFOA President and Deputy County Manager for Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Michael’s difficult but inspirational story will remind you of the guiding hand of fate, when one is shown a different path forward by the generous soul of others.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Week in Washington: GFOA Recap for Committee Members - September 17, 2021

    Week in Washington: GFOA Recap for Committee Members - September 17, 2021

    Listen as GFOA’s Federal Liaison Center updates GFOA Standing Committee members on events in Washington.

    • 53 min

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