Timothy L. Firestine has worked in public sector management for over 36 years. In his latest public sector role, Mr. Firestine is the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for Montgomery County, Maryland, a position he was appointed to in November 2006. Prior to his appointment as CAO, Mr. Firestine was the County’s Chief Financial Officer for 15 years. Prior to that, he served for 12 years in various management positions in the County’s Office of Management and Budget. Before coming to Montgomery County, Mr. Firestine was the Budget Officer for the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Controller’s Office.Mr. Firestine received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania and his Master of Public Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. He is currently the Past President of the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada and has served as vice chair of its Committee on Debt Management. He is also a member of the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority, where he chairs the Finance and Budget Committee.Mr. Firestine also served as President of the Maryland Government Finance Officers Association, President of the Board of Trustees for Suburban Hospital Health Care System, Inc., in Bethesda, Maryland and, President of the Board of Investment Trustees for the Employee Retirement System for Montgomery County. Mr. Firestine was an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland, Graduate School of Public Policy, where he taught Public Finance.
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