Senior Manager of Research, Government Finance Officers Association
Shayne Kavanagh is the Senior Manager of Research for the Government Financial Officers Association (GFOA) and has been a leader in developing the practice and technique of long-term financial planning and policies for local government. He started GFOA's long-term financial planning and policy consulting offering in 2002 and has been working with governments on financial planning and policies ever since. He has worked with many governments of different sizes and types on financial planning and policies across the United States and Canada. Prior to joining GFOA, Mr. Kavanagh was the Assistant Village Manager for the Village of Palos Park, Illinois, where he managed financial management operations. He received a masters degree in public administration degree from Northern Illinois University.