[JK: Press Release Received Today]
February 6, 2017
Commissioner of Finance, Michele Madigan Telephone: (518) 587-3550 ext 2577 Email: email@example.com
Commissioner of Finance Michele Madigan Announces the Appointment of Susan Dugan-Armstrong as Acting Deputy Commissioner of Finance
Saratoga Springs, NY – Finance Commissioner Michele Madigan announced today the appointment of Susan Dugan-Armstrong as Acting Deputy Commissioner of Finance, filling in for Deputy Commissioner of Finance Lynn Bachner while she is on leave. Susan has served most recently as the City’s Website Content Coordinator and was responsible for the design and implementation of the City’s Smartphone Application “Saratoga Mobile”.
Susan was the owner and CEO of a successful local computer company for over 7 years, which was voted best computer store by the Saratogian in 2010. As the owner of a small business Susan managed the company finances, produced yearly budgets, prepared federal, state and local tax statements, ensured sales tax payments, and managed the company payroll ensuring compliance with payment and reporting requirements.
Susan’s experience also includes working for Farm Credit Bank in the Accounting Department and for Knolls Atomics power Lab as a Security Specialists for 8 years.
Susan holds degrees in Business and Nursing, having graduated at the top of her class from Mildred Elley Nursing School in 1997. She has taught Adult Continuing Education cooking classes at Saratoga Springs High School on and off over the last 10 years.
Commissioner Madigan stated “Susan has been working for the City for several months now, so I have had the opportunity first hand to understand the depth of her skills as it pertains to position of Deputy Commissioner of Finance, which manages both the Finance and the Information Technology Departments of the City”. Madigan also stated “We were very fortunate to have such a capable person already on staff when Deputy Commissioner Bachner went on leave. Her knowledge of the City, business, and technology allows her to add value from the moment she takes on her new role. Her professionalism, skills, and knowledge will benefit the City overall,” said Commissioner Madigan.
Commissioner of Finance
City of Saratoga Springs
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
518-587-3550 ext. 2557