Department Leadership

David Boyd, Chief Financial Officer

David Boyd is the chief financial officer (CFO) of the Mecklenburg County Department of Financial Services. He is responsible for providing leadership to the team of finance professionals that are tasked with functions, including capital and debt planning, investments, accounting, payroll, procurement, grant management, and payables, along with providing additional financial support to departments across the County. 

He joined the County in 2021 as CFO. Previously, David served as the finance director for the cities of Durham, NC and Thornton, CO.  

David holds a Bachelor of Science in economics from South Dakota State University. He is a certified public accountant, a certified fraud examiner, and a charted global management accountant.  

Professional Organizations 

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants 

  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners 

  • Government Finance Officers Association 

  • North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants  

  • North Carolina Government Finance Officers Association (board member) 

Headshot of David Boyd, Chief Financial Officer and director of Mecklenburg County Financial Services.