Has 20 years experience in economic development at the national, state and local levels including serving as Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development and Administrator of the US Economic Development Administration, President of the Ulster County Development Corporation and Director of the Ulster County Industrial Development Agency, and Corporate Secretary and Director of Legal Services for the Battery Park City Authority.
Ms. Porter is a certified public accountant with 31 years of experience in both public and governmental accounting. She has served as the TRDA controller since 2004, and in this capacity, she is responsible for all financial management aspects of TRDA, including budgeting, account receivables and payables, monthly financial statement reconciliation, local, state and federal tax reporting, state and federal grant invoicing and reporting, and annual audit coordination.Prior to TRDA she was associated with American Express Tax and Business Services managing their small business and tax departments. Ms. Porter also was with Johnson Controls World Services, and served as Acting Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller during the merger of Johnson Controls and Pan Am World Services Inc. In addition, she was the owner of Vicki LeBlanc Porter, CPA with a focus upon small business. Ms. Porter has also been a member of the Adjunct Faculty of the School of Business at Brevard Community College and the School of Accounting and Business at Rollins College.
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