To maintain the financial integrity of the Village and to provide comprehensive and integrated financial management and purchasing services to Village departments so that they can accomplish their missions.
The Village’s Finance Department provides:
As required by statute, the treasurer provides regular reports on the fiscal condition of the Village to the Mayor and the Board of Trustees.
The Director of Finance coordinates all of the financial affairs of the Village, establishes and maintains necessary controls, and supervises the employees and activities of the Finance Department. The objectives of the Finance Department are as follows:
Mr. Romo is a Certified Public Accountant & Certified Fraud Examiner with a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting from DePaul University. His professional experience includes: ten years working in public accounting performing audit and consulting work for units of local governments with revenues in excess of 100M, Harwood Heights, Illinois; Finance Director for two years years prior to that role spent two years as the Finance Director for Schiller Park, Illinois.
Mr. Romo is an active member of both the national Government Finance Officers Association and the Illinois Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA).
Mr. Romo is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all operations of the Finance Department including budgeting, collections, accounting, treasury and other fiscal activities.