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The City of Wheat Ridge recently announced the appointment of Chris Miller as the City Treasurer, according to the city.

Miller has worked in various fiscal capacities within the City and County of Denver for the past 13 years. In addition to work in Denver’s Finance Department, he worked for six years in Denver’s Department of Public Works Capital Project Management Office and currently serves as the Controller for Denver’s Arts and Venues agency. He has a great deal of experience in developing annual capital improvement programs and operating budgets for a large department in a municipal government setting.

“The role of Treasurer is an important one ensuring that city assets are properly safeguarded and efficiently managed so the municipality can continue to effectively serve its residents and fulfill its purpose,” said Miller.

Miller currently serves as Treasurer for the Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival Board, as a volunteer for the Good Shepherd Church and School Annual Fish Fry, and as a member of the Denver Employees Volunteer Opportunities Annual Paint-a-Thon for seniors.

He received a Master of Science degree in Finance and another in Accounting from the University of Colorado Denver, and a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration degree with a double major in Accounting and Finance.