Port Hires Director of Finance and Administration
Monica Lough has joined the Port of Chelan County as the Director of Finance and Administration.
Lough brings more than 19 years experience in the accounting and management of local government finances. “Monica has a longstanding background in local government finance and administration,” said Port Executive Director Patrick Jones. “Her knowledge of and experience with local governments in the region, combined with her expertise in airport and port district finance issues, makes her the ideal candidate to join our team.”
Her duties as Finance and Administration Director will include development of port business policies; operations and budget responsibility for the administration, contracts, finance and IT; and ensuring the port complies with local, state and federal regulations and laws governing port operations and records.
Lough is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated from the Central Washington University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Prior to joining the Port, she was with Cordell, Neher & Co., PLLC and specialized in government consulting. She is married to Shaun Lough, has three children, and is an accomplished hiker and mountain climber, having recently completed her second successful ascent of Mount Rainier.
“I look forward to what the Port has in store for the future. The Port has an important role in strengthening our communities and I'm excited to participate in the process,” Ms. Lough stated.
For More Information Contact: Patrick Jones, Executive Director, 509.663.5159