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Mark A. Parks, Jr. CPA, MBA

President



Mark A. Parks, Jr. currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the City of West Palm Beach, Florida, the city named by Forbes Magazine in 2014 as Florida’s #1 City for business and careers.  In addition to his duties as CFO, Parks was responsible for the implementation of a strategic data initiative called CityStat that allows the City to measure data and make data driven decisions.  Prior to his position as CFO of West Palm Beach, he served as the Chief Fiscal Officer for Cuyahoga County and County Treasurer.  Cuyahoga County is one of the most populous counties in America.  Parks was the first African American County Treasurer and Fiscal Officer in the history of the State of Ohio.

Parks received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Baldwin-Wallace University, double majoring in Business Administration and Political Science.  He also received a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix.  He is a Certified Public Accountant, who has passed Series 6, 63, 65 and 26 Securities Exams and Life and Health Insurance exams.  A Native of East Cleveland, Ohio, Mark is the husband of Connie and the father of Mark III and Charles.

Mark served  on the Palm Beach Chapter Board as the Secretary during 2018-2019.  


Chief Financial Officer
City of West Palm Beach
401 Clematis Street
West Palm Beach, FL  33401
mparks@wpb.org


 


Jeanette Haynes

President Elect

Jeanette L Haynes is a Senior Accountant at the City of West Palm Beach.  She has been with the City of West Palm Beach for 31 years. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Troy State University.

Jeanette has been a member of the FGFOA since  February, 2008. She was part of the Leadership FGFOA Class II 2017. She serve on the FGFOA Member and Leadership Development committee and serve as the FGFOA Fiscal Oversight Committee Chair.

Jeanette served on the Palm Beach Chapter Board as the Treasurer during 2018-2019.     

Accountant
City of West Palm Beach
401 Clematis Street
West Palm Beach, FL  33401
jhaynes@wpb.org



Lenworth Codner
Treasurer

Lenworth Codner joined the City of Boca Raton in April 2010 and currently is the Pension Accountant for the General Employees and Police & Firefighters’ Retirement Plans. His primary responsibilities are to maintain the daily financial records and provide the monthly and annual financial statements for both plans.

Prior to joining the City of Boca Raton, Mr. Codner works for Maple Properties (a privately family owned commercial real estate investment company) from February 2008 to March 2010. Prior to this he was with Gables Residential (a publicly owned company) in Real Estate Investment Trust from June 1998 to January 2008.

He earned his BBA Accounting from Florida Atlantic University, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Florida Government Finance Officers Association, Inc (FGFOA) and Florida Public Pension Trustee Association (FPPTA).

Lenworth served  on the Palm Beach Chapter Board as a Director during 2018-2019.          

 


Accountant
City of Boca Raton
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL  33431
lcodner@ci.boca-raton.fl.us