On Monday, July 26, 2021, Connie DeKemper joined Yavapai County as the new Finance Director. She replaced Lars Johnson who left to pursue other opportunities.
Mrs. DeKemper recently moved to Yavapai County from Sun Prairie Wisconsin where she was the Director of Administrative Services for the City of Sun Prairie. She was previously the City Treasurer and Finance Director for the City of Milton Wisconsin. She has a Baccalaureate in Mathematics with an emphasis in statistics from LaCrosse Wisconsin and a post Baccalaureate in Accounting from Arizona State University and passed the CPA Examination in May of 2002.
Yavapai County Board of Supervisors Chairman Craig Brown said, “We are so excited to have Connie as part of our team. She comes to us with the right experience and education to manage the County Finance Department, and I am sure she will be a great addition to the department.”
Mrs. DeKemper said, “I am looking forward to working with the many talented individuals here at Yavapai County. I believe my experience in local government finance will serve the County well. I am excited to get to work and live in such a beautiful place as Yavapai County.”