BATAVIA, Ohio (Sept. 7, 2017) — Clermont County’s new Treasurer, Jeannie Zurmehly, took office on Sept. 4. She succeeds longtime Treasurer Bob True.
As county Treasurer, Ms. Zurmehly serves as the chief investment officer for Clermont County. The Treasurer collects all payments, including taxes, received by the county. She manages $38 million in revenue monthly with increases during peak tax collection periods. In fact, Clermont County’s daily investment portfolio averages over $110 million.
Ms. Zurmehly is also a member of the County Budget Commission, County Board of Revision, and Automatic Data Processing Board.
Prior to becoming Treasurer, Ms. Zurmehly was a member of the Treasurer’s Office staff since 2007, working with delinquent taxpayers. Before joining the Treasurer’s Office, she worked primarily in law firms and title agencies preparing and closing real estate loan transactions.
Ms. Zurmehly also operated her own bookkeeping business for several years. She served as executive treasurer of the Clermont County Agricultural Society from 2003 to 2013 and was a member of the Jackson Township Board of Zoning Appeals from 2003 to 2017.
Ms. Zurmehly was elected Treasurer in November 2016. The Ohio Revised Code requires county treasurers to take office on the first Monday of September of the following year.
A graduate of Batavia High School in 1979, Ms. Zurmehly obtained a degree in accounting from UC Clermont College in 2015 and received Outstanding Accounting Technology Student Honors.
She and her husband, Tim, reside in Clermont County.