September 01, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Kristy Bork Hired as Internal Auditor

The Springfield City Council has hired Kristy Bork, CPA, to fill its Internal Auditor position, effective Sept. 27, 2010.

Bork joins the City from BKD, LLP, where she has worked since 2004 and was a Supervising Accountant. Her duties there included conducting financial statement audits of non-profit health organizations. She will report to the City Council Finance Committee. The Internal Auditor position is one of three positions that are hired by, and report directly to, City Council under Springfield’s City Charter. The other two are the City Manager and the City Clerk.

“We are extremely happy to have Kristy on board in this important position,” said Mayor Jim O’Neal. “City Council is eager to see her get to work furthering the transparency and integrity of City government.”

Bork graduated from Missouri State University with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants. Bork’s starting pay is $62,192, plus occupational series pay of 2 percent for a total starting salary of $63,435.84.

“I’m very excited to be joining the City,” Bork said. “I’m looking forward to the opportunity to serve not only the City and City Council, but all of those in Springfield who fund our local government with their tax dollars.”

For more information, contact: Sheila Maerz, Director of Human Resources, (417) 864-1601; or Mike Brothers, Co-interim Director of Public Information, (417) 864-1119.

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