Lewis Appointed as Chief Financial Officer
FREDERICK, Md. –Frederick County Executive Jessica Fitzwater is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Lewis as Chief Financial Officer for Frederick County Government, effective May 20. The Middletown resident was selected following a national search. Currently Deputy Director of the Frederick County Division of Finance, Mr. Lewis steps into the CFO role as outgoing CFO Lori Depies retires at the end of the month.
“Dan is a dynamic leader who brings decades of experience and thoroughly understands Frederick County’s finances,” County Executive Fitzwater said. “It’s exciting to see one of our own employees rise to the top of a national search. I am confident Dan will excel as our next CFO.”
Mr. Lewis began his career with Frederick County Government as a high school intern and over the past 22 years has worked in progressively higher positions, including manager of the Treasury Department. A Certified Public Finance Officer, he is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association. Mr. Lewis co-chairs the Tax Affinity & Munis User Group of the Maryland Government Finance Officers Association. Within Frederick County Government, he participates in the Government Alliance on Race & Equity; the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee; and the FCG Employee Retirement and Deferred Compensation committees. He also chaired the American Rescue Plan Act Project Review Committee, which evaluated requests for grants from Frederick County’s $50.4 million federal allocation.
Mr. Lewis earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from the University of Maryland Global Campus and an Associate of Science in Business Management from Frederick Community College.