COUNTY LEGISLATIVE AUDITOR
County Auditor Gary Panethiere's Biography
In January of 2009 Gary Panethiere was re-appointed Jackson County Auditor to a four-year term.
Gary is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Missouri and a graduate from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a BS, BA degree in Accounting. He is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and a former Affiliated Member of the International County/City Management Association (ICMA).
He previously served as a regent on the board of Northwest Missouri State University. He serves as a trustee on the Jackson County Employee Pension Plan.
Prior to his appointment, Gary most recently served 15 years as Clay County Administrator. Gary was previously the Manager of Finance & County Operations for Jackson County, Missouri, and served earlier in his career as the Jackson County Auditor. He also audited Missouri businesses for tax compliance for the Missouri Department of Revenue.
He has served as a board member of Truman Medical Center and as a member of the Kansas City chapter of the University of Missouri Alumni Association.