JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KFVS) - During Monday’s inauguration at the Missouri State Capitol, Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick was sworn-in for a four-year term by Barry County Associate Judge Johnnie Cox.
The Treasurer was elected November 3 with more votes than any treasurer in Missouri history.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to continue serving as Missouri’s Treasurer,” Treasurer Fitzpatrick said. “As a husband and father, a business owner, and now as State Treasurer, I value fiscal responsibility. Over the past two years, I have worked to increase government transparency, to support small businesses, and to help Missouri families save for the future. 2020 was certainly a challenging year, but I am hopeful for Missouri’s future and I look forward to continuing this important work to ensure that all Missourians are able to thrive.”
As the state’s Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer Fitzpatrick is actively engaged in the management of state funds.
Treasurer Fitzpatrick was appointed by Governor Parson on December 20, 2018.
He was first elected to the House in 2012, at age 25.
A lifelong Missourian, Treasurer Fitzpatrick graduated from Cassville High School and the University of Missouri.