FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 5, 2016
The City of Kansas City, Mo., is pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Buehler to the position of City Treasurer. Effective February 8, 2016, Buehler will oversee the daily operation of the Treasury Division of the Finance Department. This includes posting and reconciliation for $1.4 billion in annual cash receipts, procurement of banking services, management of the City’s $900 million investment portfolio and its $2.5 billion debt portfolio. Buehler replaces Tammy Queen who has served in the position since 2010 before being promoted to Deputy Director of Finance late last year.
Buehler has been the Manager of Investments for nearly 15 years and will continue to serve as Acting Manager of Investments pending the outcome of a formal recruitment process to name a successor.
“Doug has been a tremendous asset to the Finance Department for nearly 15 years,” states Randall Landes, Director of Finance. “His expertise and professionalism will make him a valuable member of the senior management team.”
Since joining the City in 2001, Buehler has managed the City’s liquidity position and pooled and restricted fixed-income portfolios. Buehler has also served as interim Cash Manager, and is also presently the primary program administrator for the City’s Purchasing, Travel and Electronic Payment card programs.
Buehler also has private sector experience, predominately in banking in the areas of lending and fixed-income sales.
Buehler has a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics from the University of Missouri – Columbia and is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking – Boulder, Colorado.
Media inquiries and requests for more information about this appointment should be directed to Tammy Queen, Deputy Director of Finance, 816-513-1024.