Ryan A. Rushing
Welcome New Beavercreek Township Fiscal Officer Ryan Rushing
Ryan A. Rushing is the newly elected Beavercreek Township Fiscal Officer, having been elected on November 5, 2019 for a term beginning April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2024. Ryan Rushing is a graduate of Beavercreek High School and a two-time graduate Wright State University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, in Political Science and a Master’s in Public Administration (MPA). While completing his undergraduate degree, Ryan was appointed by then Governor John Kasich to the Wright State University Board of Trustees for a two-year term.
Prior to being elected to Beavercreek Township Fiscal Officer, Ryan Rushing served on Beavercreek City Council until taking office as Fiscal Officer. Ryan also serves on the nonprofit Board of Trustees for the El Puente Educational Center as their Treasurer.
Professionally, Ryan is the Finance Director for the Village of Carlisle. As Finance Director, Ryan oversees and directs the annual budget, manages and coordinates all depositories and investments, prepares the Village’s financial statements, serves as the Village’s personnel and benefits administrator, and directs the day-to-day activities of the Village’s Income Tax Office, Utility Office, and Finance Office. Ryan is a member of the Ohio Government Finance Officers Association and the Ohio Public Treasurer’s Association. He is also certified by the Ohio Treasurer of State’s Center for Public Investment Management and by the Ohio Auditor of State for public records management.
Ryan’s goals for the Fiscal Office is to bring a fresh perspective and collaborate approach to the Township’s finances by implementing proven best practices found both in the public and private sector. This includes:
- Implementing a new enterprise financial and accounting software.
- Managing a new depository bank agreement.
- Working with a new investment advisor to ensure all interim and inactive funds are fully invested and secured.
- Ensuring generally accepted accounting principles are followed to rid audit findings and adjustments to the township’s financial statements.
- Leveraging technology to improve workflow.
Ryan is also committed to open and transparency government. He will utilize existing tools such as the Ohio Open Checkbook to put all the township’s spending online. In addition, Ryan will produce a Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) so residents and businesses of Beavercreek Township know what the township’s revenue sources are and how their tax dollars are used.
Ryan Rushing looks forward to moving the office forward to new heights and ensuring that Beavercreek Township is a good steward of the taxpayer’s money. By working with the Board of Trustees and all of staff, Beavercreek Township will continue the tradition of excellence.