(May 29, 2020) The Worcester County Commissioners named Jessica Wilson as the new assistant finance officer.
Wilson, a certified public accountant (CPA), joined the Worcester County Treasurer’s Office on July 22, 2013, where she served as the enterprise fund controller until her promotion to assistant finance officer on March 23, 2020.
“Jessica’s attention to detail, professional demeanor and customer-friendly attitude has served the citizens and taxpayers of Worcester County well over the last six years,” Finance Officer Phil Thompson said. “The Treasurer’s Office is looking forward to continuing that trend while expanding her role in the county’s financial management and reporting.”
Wilson brings 14 years of accounting experience to this position.
Prior to joining Worcester County Government, she was an auditor for E. Cohen and Company, CPAs in Rockville and Ernst & Young LLP in Baltimore.
Wilson, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Financial Planning from Salisbury University in 2006 and her CPA in 2008.
“I would like to thank the County Commissioners for the opportunity to serve as the new assistant finance officer,” Wilson said. “I look forward to gaining additional governmental accounting experience in my new role.”
In addition to her professional accomplishments, Wilson was raised in Somerset County and currently resides there with her husband, Drew, and two boys, Wyatt and Connor.
Wilson took over for former Assistant Finance Officer Jennifer Swanton who accepted the position of chief financial officer with Chesapeake Health Care of Salisbury.
The assistant finance officer will assist the finance officer in planning, organizing, coordinating and directing the functions and activities of the Treasurer’s Office.
For additional information, contact Public Information Officer Kim Moses at 410-632-1194.