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Joseph DiRuzza ’91 Appointed Finance Director for City of Canton


CBA alum, Joseph L. DiRuzza, has been selected by Canton Mayor William J. Healy II to be the city’s new finance director. He replaces Karen Alger who is leaving the post April 4 to take a similar job with the city of North Canton.

As Canton’s finance director, DiRuzza, who previously served as the finance director for the Stark County auditor’s office, will advise the mayor on financial matters and oversee the creation of the city budget. He is also responsible for monitoring the city’s departmental spending and providing financial forecasts to control future spending.

DiRuzza graduated from UA in 1991 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He also holds a master’s degree from Ashland University.

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