COM Finance Department

City Council formally recognized four employees and one department for their achievements during its Regular Meeting on Tuesday, June 11, 2024.

The City of Monroe’s Finance Department was recognized for being awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the 31st consecutive year for the fiscal year ended 2023. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition for excellence in state and local government financial reporting.

Angela Duncan

Senior Budget Analyst Angela Duncan was recognized for receiving her Master of Public Administration Degree from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. She also recently received her certification from the North Carolina Government Finance Officers Association for qualifying to be a “Certified Local Government Finance Officer.”

Jessica Eason

Human Resources Manager Lt. Jessica Eason was recognized for taking her Oath of Office as a Commissioned Officer with the rank of Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force. Lt. Jessica Eason has served in different capacities such as: Customer Support, Force Development, Installation of Personnel Readiness, Personnel Systems Management, Resiliency Trainer, Sexual Assault Prevention, Response and Suicide Prevention Trainer, and served as President of the Airman’s Council. Lt. Eason is now attending her Unit Training Assemblies at Joint-Base Charleston as a Health Services Administrator with the 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron.

Brian Eshenbaugh

Fire Captain Brian Eshenbaugh was recognized for receiving his Bachelor of Science in Fire and Emergency Services Administration from Fayetteville State University.

Deanna Graham

Stormwater Compliance Coordinator Deanna Graham recently passed the Fundamentals of
Engineering Exam and received her license as an Engineer Intern. This achievement represents
the completion of the initial step toward licensure as a Professional Engineer.