Lifelong county resident running for county treasurer
Special to Leader-Press
Randi McFarlin is one of several candidates running the office of Coryell County treasurer in the upcoming March 6 Republican primary election.
A lifelong resident of Coryell County, McFarlin was raised in Jonesboro, where she graduated as valedictorian from Jonesboro High School in 1999. She went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Tarleton State University.
After a short career in the DFW area where she supervised over 20 employees, she then returned to Coryell County to begin her accounting and bookkeeping career.
She has more than 10 years of bookkeeping and accounting experience in both the public and private sector, and was previously the business manager at Jonesboro Independent School District where she was responsible for payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable. In addition she collected and deposited all monies received by the district and helped produce a balanced budget yearly.
McFarlin has also worked at a local CPA firm, completing personal and business tax refund returns.
Since 2015, she has faithfully served as an assistant county auditor, working closely with the county treasurer. She computes and processes payroll for all 200-plus employees and serves as the county’s benefit administrator, and volunteers on numerous county committees.
McFarlin is very active in the community as a volunteer at her church by helping with the kindergarten through fifth grade Youth and Vacation Bible School, and participating in community-wide programs and celebrations.