Sheriff Ivey Spotlights BCSO’s Finance Unit

By  //  July 29, 2013

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Last week, Sheriff Ivey recognized the members of the Sheriff's Department Finance Unit, including Greg Pelham, Denise Postlethweight, Kristin Futch, Trish Montminy, Gloria Ryle, Yvonne Nicholas, Luz Santiago, Karen Loggins, and Jon Svendsen. (BCSO image)

Last week, Sheriff Ivey recognized the members of the Sheriff’s Department Finance Unit, including Greg Pelham, Denise Postlethweight, Kristin Futch, Trish Montminy, Gloria Ryle, Yvonne Nicholas, Luz Santiago, Karen Loggins and Jon Svendsen. (BCSO image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – As the Sheriff of Brevard County there is absolutely nothing I would rather do than brag about the outstanding members of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.

Last week Sheriff Wayne Ivey began presenting a monthly “Unit Spotlight,” where one of our agency’s many different components will be highlighted to demonstrate everything they do to make our agency operate so efficiently and effectively.

Last week Sheriff Wayne Ivey began presenting a monthly “Unit Spotlight,” where one of our agency’s many different components will be highlighted to demonstrate everything they do to make our agency operate so efficiently and effectively.

Last week we began presenting a monthly “Unit Spotlight,” where one of our agency’s many different components will be highlighted to demonstrate everything they do to make our agency operate so efficiently and effectively.

With over 1,300 employees and volunteers, our members work in many capacities to ensure that we are able to provide the very best service possible to the citizens of Brevard County.

I would like to personally thank the members of our Finance Unit, Greg Pelham, Denise Postlethweight, Kristin Futch, Trish Montminy, Gloria Ryle, Yvonne Nicholas, Luz Santiago, Karen Loggins, and Jon Svendsen for everything they do to make the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office one of the most impressive agencies in the country.

Our first Unit Spotlight is the Finance Unit, an aspect of the agency that performs some of the most complicated and important functions, while ensuring our agency maintains operations.

They are charged with the financial resources entrusted to the Sheriff’s Office, including budgeting, accounting, payroll, travel, petty cash, purchasing, grants, and every other financial aspect of our agency. The members of this incredible team make sure that we not only operate within our budget, but that we follow all purchasing and expenditure procedures in accordance with policy and law.

The team is also responsible for working with auditors and our other agency units to make sure that the entire agency is not only operating at the most efficient level possible, but maintains all records associated with the operations.

I would like to personally thank the members of our Finance Unit, Greg Pelham, Denise Postlethweight, Kristin Futch, Trish Montminy, Gloria Ryle, Yvonne Nicholas, Luz Santiago, Karen Loggins, and Jon Svendsen for everything they do to make the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office one of the most impressive agencies in the country.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey has been a law enforcement officer for over three decades. Sheriff Ivey is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and has a Bachelor’s Degree from Daytona State College in Management and Supervision. Sheriff Ivey’s background in law enforcement is inclusive of Management, Criminal Investigations, Narcotics, Patrol Services, Public Integrity Investigations, and Corrections.

Sheriff Wayne Ivey

Prior to being elected in 2012, Sheriff Ivey served the citizens of the State of Florida as a Resident Agent in Charge for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. As a member of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Sheriff Ivey developed and created the country’s first ever statewide Task Force on Identity Theft.

That same year the Task Force was named one of the top five most innovative programs in the country by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and investigated approximately 44 million dollars in fraud cases. Additionally, as a member of FDLE, Sheriff Ivey created the Child Abduction Response Team (C.A.R.T) that re-defined the way Child Abduction cases are conducted throughout the country today.

The program was later selected as the most innovative program in the country by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and is now used as a nationwide model in the response and investigation of child abductions.

Sheriff Ivey has testified before the United States Congress on law enforcement related matters and has extensive experience in the area of Public Integrity Investigations. Sheriff Ivey was honored as the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Special Agent of the Year (1996) and was also recognized by the Commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for his Outstanding Contributions to Criminal Justice. In August of 2011 Sheriff Ivey was honored by the National Organization of Victims Advocacy for his work at the national level as an advocate of victim’s rights and protection.

Sheriff Ivey speaks regularly on topics such as Identity Theft, Crime in America, Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, and Self Defense through Mental Preparedness. Sheriff Ivey firmly believes that Crime Prevention and Education are vital to reduce our crime rate and protect our community.


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