Courtney Schaafsma's Biography

Courtney Schaafsma, CGFM, serves as the Commissioner for the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance.

Schaafsma joined the Department after nine years with Crowe Horwath LLP. During that time, she became an expert on Tax Increment Financing (TIF) and served as a point of contact on various finance issues, including government modernization. Schaafsma worked closely with the Department as the primary contact for Phase I certification and as a third-party tester during the Phase II certification process.

Schaafsma earned both a Bachelor of Science and Masters of Public Affairs from Indiana University. Additionally, she is a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) and certified Level II assessor-appraiser in Indiana.