Romney Institute Executive Board

Kelly Pfost

Kelly Pfost

Membership Information:

Current Position: Executive Board Member
Member Since: 2017

Employment:

Job Title: Management and Budget Director
Company: Town of Gilbert
Location: Arizona, United States

Biography:

Kelly Pfost is the Director of Management and Budget in Gilbert, Arizona, where she coordinates the development of an $850 million annual budget and spearheads efforts to be cost effective and fiscally sustainable. Some of these efforts include refunding debt to provide a $15 million present value savings in 2016 and helping the Town achieve an AAA bond rating from Fitch in October 2016. Kelly loves numbers and has over 10 years of experience with long-term financial modeling in the public and private sectors.

Prior to joining Gilbert, Kelly worked at a municipal consulting firm in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she provided expertise in economic development and long-term financial planning to cities and counties. Prior to her position in Salt Lake City, she worked in finance, economic development, administrative services, and recreation management at South Jordan City, Utah. Kelly holds a bachelor’s degree in organizational communications with a minor in physics from Brigham Young University-Idaho and an MPA from Brigham Young University’s Romney Institute of Public Service and Ethics.