J.D. _Williams

J.D. Williams MPA, CGFM

Executive Director of State and Local Government and former Idaho State Controller, Infor

J.D. Williams is the Executive Director of State and Local Government for Infor Public Sector. Prior to that he was a Vice President and Senior Manager of State and Local Government for Oracle America for eleven years and at PeopleSoft for two years prior to merger of the two technology companies.
He retired in 2002 as the elected State Controller of Idaho when he chose not to run for a fourth term and return to the private sector. As State Controller he was responsible for the financial management and payroll of Idaho State Government and also operated the State's Computer Service Center.
He has been President of the National Association of State Comptroller's (NASC) and Vice President of the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers (NASACT). He has received several leadership awards from national associations including President’s Leadership and Private Sector Leadership Awards from AGA.
He received a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Brigham Young University and Law Degree from American University in Washington, DC.
His public service includes being a Budget Analyst and Court Fiscal Officer in the District of Columbia, Deputy Attorney General, County Prosecuting Attorney and Mayor as well as being elected three times statewide as State Controller in Idaho. He has edited and contributed as an author for seven books on leadership and technology in government including the highly acclaimed Leadership Secrets of Government Financial Managers published by the AGA and NASACT.


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