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Michelle Richter

Finance Director/Ex Officio Treasurer

Finance Director/Ex Officio Treasurer
Michelle Richter

Finance Department
City Hall Building
14 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032

Phone: 815.297.1300
Fax: 815.599.5819

Office Hours:  8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday-Friday


Michelle has been with the City since 2015 and has over 25 years of accounting, budgeting, and grant experience in both the public and private sectors.  She is a graduate of Freeport High School and attended Highland Community College for her Associates Degree.  She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in accounting from Western Illinois University.

She is a member of the both the Illinois Government Finance Officers Association and Government Finance Officers Association.  She also recently obtained the Fundamental Payroll Certification from the American Payroll Association of which she is also a member.

Michelle and her husband, Shane, have enjoyed raising their two sons in Freeport and are looking forward to many more years living in Freeport.


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