Mary Jo Dodd is the Chief Financial Officer of the Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR). Ms. Dodd has been with IIR since 2005 and is responsible for the financial operations and processes of the corporation. Her responsibilities include accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, grants’ budgets and monitoring, maintaining internal controls, and financial policies, procedures, and reporting.
Prior to joining IIR, Ms. Dodd was an audit manager in Tallahassee, Florida, and in Charleston, West Virginia. She provided accounting, auditing, and consulting services to state and local governments and not-for-profit organizations. In addition to managing financial, compliance, and single audits, her consulting services included evaluating and designing accounting and internal control systems, writing procedural manuals, reviewing and designing cost-allocation plans, performing financial monitoring of various federal grant programs, and other consulting services.
Ms. Dodd also served as the finance manager and acting executive director for the West Virginia Educational Broadcasting Authority (licensee for three public television stations and numerous public radio stations) in Charleston, West Virginia, and as an accountant with the West Virginia Department of Health.
Ms. Dodd is a certified public accountant with an active license in Florida and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Ms. Dodd holds a bachelor of business administration degree with a major in accounting from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.