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Mary Maloney

County Treasurer

Term expires: 2022

Mary Maloney has served as Polk County Treasurer since 1989, currently elected to her 7th Term. A 1977 Graduate of Iowa State University with a Degree in Economics, Mrs. Maloney brought a Financial and Computer Background in Business to Polk County. Under her leadership significant technological changes have been made to the office. She and her husband Peter and two children are Des Moines residents.

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Mary's Administration and Cash Management divisions comprise the Treasury Management Team. The employees of this team provide internal financial administration including budget control and services for banking, cash management and investments. They provide technical support for inventory control, statutory compliance and equipment. And, in addition, they provide personnel management through staffing, employee development, payroll records and communication.

The mission of the Administration/Cash Management Divisions of the Treasurer's office is to provide financial management, technical support and personnel management services.

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