New Interim CFO in North Grenville


North Grenville has a new Acting Director of Finance / Treasurer.

Following Brad Brookman’s resignation on December 24, a familiar face will take over the role.

Femi Ogunrinde, who was previously Deputy Director of Finance / Treasurer for the Municipality of North Grenville will take on the new role. Ogunrinde held his previous position in the municipality since September 2020.

“On behalf of the council, we would like to thank Mr. Brookman for his service to the municipality and wish him good luck in his future endeavors,” North Grenville Mayor Nancy Peckford said in a prepared statement.

Ogunrinde will immediately assume responsibility for the financial management of the municipality.

“I would like to thank Mr Ogunrinde for taking on the role of interim CFO / Treasurer and for continuing to provide us with his financial management expertise,” Municipality Administrative Director Gary Dyke said in a statement. prepared.

North Grenville officials said, “Ogunrinde is a seasoned CFO and leader with over 14 years of finance and accounting experience.”

Prior to working with the municipality, Ogunrinde held the position of comptroller at JL Richards, where he managed a budget of around $ 25 million.

He was also a key contributor for North Grenville during the COVID-19 pandemic. He worked closely with Brookman and the province to secure COVID recovery funds for municipal operations, the statement said.

“His considerable knowledge and experience overseeing large accounting and financial accounts will ensure a smooth transition and advance our municipal financial operations,” added Dyke.

Ogunrinde will also be in charge of the North Grenville budget process for 2022.

The draft budget book will be presented online on February 10 and two public consultations will take place virtually on February 14 and 16. The draft budget will be presented on March 2.

(Jessica Munro is a Local Journalism Initiative reporter who works for the Brockville Recorder and Times. The Local Journalism Initiative is funded by the Government of Canada.)


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