Aaron Bovos - Place 13 Fort Worth Chief Financial Officer
As the City of Fort Worth’s Chief Financial Officer, Aaron Bovos is a standing appointee of the Fort Worth Employees’ Retirement Fund Board of Trustees. He joined the Board in 2014 and currently serves on the Audit & Budget, Communications and Legislative Committees. He has surpassed the minimum education requirements for pension Trustees required by Texas Pension Review Board.
He was appointed the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Financial Management Services for the City of Fort Worth in January 2014. In his current role, Bovos oversees the day-to-day operations of the Department of Finance. The city has an annual operating budget of approximately $1.6 billion and more than 6,300 employees and has received national recognition for multiple programs.
Most recently, Aaron served as the Deputy County Administrator and Chief Financial Officer for Gwinnett County, Georgia (Atlanta metropolitan area). He was appointed to that position in 2009.
His professional career has spanned over 18 years and he has held various positions in several local governments, including serving as the deputy city manager of the City of Roswell, finance director for the City of Alpharetta and deputy city manager of the City of Sandy Springs.
He is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and the Association of Governmental Accountants. He holds distinctions as a Certified Government Finance Manager (CGFM) and as a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP). He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and is currently pursuing his Master’s degree in Governmental Accounting at Rutgers University.
On a personal level, Aaron enjoys running and is an avid horseman, competing at events on a national level.