Laurie A. Puckett
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
I am currently the Accounting Division Director in the Gwinnett County Department of Financial Services. I began my career with Gwinnett County in 1987. My 30 years of accounting and financial reporting experience include 19 years in the Department of Financial Services and eight years in the Tax Commissioner’s Office. I also worked briefly at the City of Gainesville, Georgia, and Dawson County, Georgia. I attended night school while working full time and graduated Magna Cum Laude from North Georgia College in 1994 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. I am a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Georgia and have earned the designation as a Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). I am a reviewer for the GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Award Program, and also serve on the executive board of the Georgia GFOA.