Kathleen VonAchen, who has 25 years of municipal finance experience, will become the CFO of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan.
VonAchen, originally from Hutchinson, Kan., is the deputy finance director for San Mateo, Calif. During her two and a half years in San Mateo, she also was interim finance director.
“Kathleen has the expertise our government and community needs in this essential and key position,” County Administrator Doug Bach said in a release. “She brings a breadth of experience and knowledge in finance as well as the skills needed to effectively lead our award-winning Finance Department.”
(Read more: Kansas City Business Journal)