JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Gov. Jay Nixon appointed a certified public accountant to be the new treasurer for Greene County. Bill Compere replaces John Hoffman, who resigned in December.
Compere, a Democrat, has more than 45 years of professional accounting experience in the Springfield area. That experience included more than three decades as a partner of an accounting firm, and the handling of numerous audits of government agencies.
Compere also serves as a member of the City Utilities of Springfield Citizens Advisory Council and on the Good Community Committee. He has been active in volunteer leadership positions with the United Way, the Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Springfield Rotary Club, Greene County Chapter of the American Red Cross, Springfield Jaycees, the Urban Districts Alliance, Scenic Missouri, Springfield's Vision 20/20 Committee, and several other civic and charitable organizations.
“Bill Compere has an impeccable background in accounting and an outstanding record of service to the community,” Nixon said in a news release.