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CH-UH District and CFO Earn Awards for Excellence in Financial Reporting

September 14, 2012
Cleveland Heights, OH


Scott Gainer, Chief Financial Officer for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District, received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government of Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

Gainer earned the award for the district’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the 2011 fiscal year. This year marked the 11th consecutive time Gainer received the award.

The GFOA considers the Certificate of Achievement its highest award for governmental accounting and financial reporting. It recognizes thorough and detailed presentation of a district’s financial condition, activities, and balances for the fiscal year.

“We are pleased to have earned this award again,” Gainer said. “It demonstrates our commitment to transparency and high-quality financial reporting. We take our fiduciary responsibility for taxpayer dollars very seriously and view this additional financial reporting as a way to keep our community informed.” 

An accomplished professional, the State of Ohio
named Gainer the Outstanding Treasurer/CFO
of the Year for 2010.