Finance Officer Brad Grant resigns
City Finance Office Brad Grant resigns
Finance Officer Bradley R. 'Brad' Grant handed in his resignation to the City Council Monday. The Council unanimously accepted his resignation during a Special Meeting Tuesday night effective March 12.
As a Charter officer of the City, Grant is hired by the City Council. The Council appointed Assistant City Manager Stephanie Dietz to serve as Interim Finance Director during the meeting effective March 13.
A 32-year employee of the City, Grant was hired as the Deputy Finance Officer Nov. 4, 1985 and went on to serve as the Finance Office for 30 years. Prior to coming to the City, he worked as the Deputy Treasurer for the American Samoa government.
'Brad has given three decades of his life to the City of Merced and we appreciate all his time and hard work,' said City Manager Steve Carrigan. 'We wish him and Kelly well in their future.'
Grant, 66, is a California licensed Certified Public Accountant and a member and former president of the 1,500 member California Society of Municipal Finance Officers. He also is a Certified Public Finance Officer through the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
He and his wife Kelly have three adult children. His hobbies include snow skiing, wakeboarding and golf.