Romney Institute Executive Board

Kelly Pfost

Kelly Pfost

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Current Position: Executive Board Member
Member Since: 2017

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


Kelly Pfost is the Director of Management and Budget in Gilbert, Arizona, where she coordinates the development of a $2 billion annual budget and spearheads efforts to be cost effective and fiscally sustainable. These efforts include helping the Town achieve an AAA bond rating from all three major credit agencies (the highest rating available). Kelly loves numbers and has over 15 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. She also 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 Management.