A press release from McHenry County:
Ralph Sarbaugh, CFO of the Year
Our very own Ralph Sarbaugh, Associate County Administrator – Finance, has been selected as one of nine honorees for this year’s Daily Herald CFO of the Year Award.
Beginning his career with McHenry County over 24 years ago, McHenry County Government has benefitted from Ralph’s hard work and dedication every day since his arrival.
His outstanding work ethic makes him the perfect recipient of this prestigious award. Hosted by the Business Ledger and sponsoring partners,
Ralph received his award at the 5th Annual CFO Awards of the Year reception on Wednesday, July 20.
As a testament to his accolade, Ralph has successfully implemented a fiscally responsible annual budget that has stabilized the County’s financial condition since the 1990’s.
He has never shied away from a challenge and continuously administered change for the betterment of the county, from modifying the structure of the financial model to developing a system of intercommunication between county departments and elected officials.
“Within Illinois, there are few counties in a greater financial place than McHenry County.
“No one is more responsible for this than Ralph Sarbaugh,” said McHenry County Administrator Peter Austin.
Over the years, McHenry County has continuously received high ratings and budget awards that demonstrate the County’s commitment to combine cost-savings and high quality service in every area. Ralph serves an integral role in the success of the County.
As an honoree, Ralph will be profiled in the August edition of the Daily Herald Business Ledger.
McHenry County Government shares in his success and extends our congratulations.