Term Expires: 1/2/2019 In Office Since: 3/16/1998
Phone: (702) 455-4323
Laura B. Fitzpatrick Biography
Laura Fitzpatrick was appointed County
Treasurer by the Clark County Board of Commissioners in March 1998 to fill a vacancy in that position. In November of that same year, she was elected to a four-year term, and was re-elected in November 2002 and 2006. As Treasurer and Ex-Officio Tax Receiver, her responsibilities include the billing, collection, and distribution of over $2 billion in property taxes. They also include the receipting and disbursement of all county revenues, and the management of the county's banking services and investment portfolios.
Laura is a CPA and has over 20 years of high-level experience in the area of accounting and public finance. Before becoming County Treasurer, she was with the Las Vegas office of Deloitte & Touche. In addition to her background in public accounting (both at Deloitte & Touche and previously at Ernst & Whinney), she served as Deputy State Treasurer for the state of Michigan, and was the Director of Intergovernmental Relations for The Bond Market Association in Washington, D.C.
Laura is involved in numerous community and professional organizations. She is a past president of the Las Vegas Fremont Rotary, and recently completed her term on the board of the Association of Public Treasurers of the United States and Canada.
She is a native Texan and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin. She and her husband have two children.
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