TCAA Accounting Department Receives GFOA Award for 24th Consecutive Year

Blountville, Tenn – The Tri-Cities Airport Authority (TCAA) is thrilled to announce its remarkable achievement of being awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the 24th consecutive year. This prestigious recognition underscores TCAA’s unwavering dedication to transparency and exceptional financial management.

The Certificate of Achievement is awarded to organizations that consistently present an Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) that is easily comprehensible and well- structured. This award signifies the highest level of accomplishment in governmental accounting and financial reporting, exemplifying TCAA’s commitment to maintaining the highest standards in this domain.
The award-winning ACFR covers the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2022, providing a comprehensive overview of TCAA’s financial performance and stewardship of resources

Acknowledging excellence not only at the organizational level but also within its team, TCAA proudly congratulates Rene Weber, Director of Finance at Tri-Cities Airport Authority, for receiving the Financial Reporting Achievement award. “We are tremendously honored to receive the GFOA award for the 24th consecutive year,” stated Gene Cossey, Executive Director of Tri-Cities Airport Authority. “This recognition is a testament to the exceptional commitment and expertise demonstrated by our team as we strive for financial transparency and accountability.”

The Annual Comprehensive Financial Report underwent rigorous evaluation by an impartial panel to ensure alignment with the program’s stringent criteria. The report effectively communicates TCAA’s financial narrative, further underscoring the organization’s dedication to clarity and openness.

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