2023 KSGFOA Conference

The Kansas Government Finance Officers Association is pleased to present a series of workshops for those involved in the financial affairs of municipalities, counties, schools, state agencies, utilities, and special authorities. The 24th annual conference will be held Nov. 1 – 3, 2023 in Overland Park, Kansas.

Keynote Speaker: Chuck Malkus


A global business strategist, best-selling author and TV producer, Chuck Malkus is president of Malkus Group. After building his career as a marketer for Broward County and Broward Health, he has spent the past 24 years assisting Fortune 500 companies with protecting and enhancing their brands.

Chuck is an executive producer for the hit Netflix series Heist and his book, Full Circle: The Remarkable True Story, is the basis for an Emmy-nominated ESPN documentary. He has been featured with another book, The Ultimate Ponzi, on CNBC’s American Greed and Investigation Discovery’s Guilty Rich.

His leadership with the importance of ethics includes serving as a keynote speaker for the Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics. Woven into his corporate acumen is a specialization in community engagement and he is the Co-Founder of Neighbors 4 Neighbors, an international disaster relief organization. He has also served as a board member for the American Red Cross, Junior Achievement and Nova Southeastern University, among several others.

Chuck has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Street, Financial Advisor Magazine, Miami Herald, Daily Business Review and Tampa Bay Times. His website may be found at www.chuckmalkus.com


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Pre Conference Session

Conference Session


October 5

October 6

October 7

2023 KSGFOA Conference Sponsors


2023 Happy Hour Network Session

2023 KSGFOA Hotel Information

2023 KSGFOA Conference Social

Conference Scholarships

If you are not a member of KSGFOA or are a member who has never had the opportunity to attend the Annual Professional Conference, you can apply for a scholarship. The Board will sponsor up to 5 individuals. The scholarship for non-members will include a one-year KSGFOA membership and for members includes the conference registration. Applicants conference registration fees will be refunded if they are selected for scholarship.

Annual Awards 2022

Lifetime Achievement Award

The purpose of the Lifetime Achievement Award is to recognize an individual’s achievements in outstanding leadership in public finance over the course of their career.

Past Winners

    Innovation Award

    The innovation award is designed to recognize and promote creative public finance initiatives and projects that provide innovative and creative solutions to address organizational and community challenges. Winners are those who reflect dedication and inventiveness in public finance and governance to deliver excellence in public services. Initiatives and projects should have occurred within the last two years. Applications are due August 26.

    Past Winners

      Past Conference Presentations