Stephen P. Weber, CPA, has been the Will County Treasurer since 2010. Weber earned his BA in accounting from Lewis University, and was the Deputy Auditor for Will County for 14 years. Weber served as County Auditor from 2000-2008. He has been a successful small business man for over 25 years.
As County Treasurer, Weber leads an office of 20 professionals who collect and disperse more than $1.8-billion a year.
Steve Weber has received national honors for his work as a certified public accountant and fraud investigator. In 2008 the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners published Weber’s work on computer fraud prevention. The Government Finance Officers Association honored Weber for Excellence in Financial Reporting and Innovative Accounting from 2000-2008. Mr. Weber also served as a special investigator to the Will County State’s Attorney to help combat white collar crime.
Steve and his family live on their farm in Mokena. He is an avid fisherman and hunter, and he donates his time to rescuing injured wildlife. He also donates his time as a Board Member of the Boy Scouts of America Rainbow Council. A fiscal conservative, Weber believes in limited government and treating taxpayers with respect.
As Will County Treasurer, Steve Weber’s agenda focuses on three points:
The Will County Treasurer’s Office will place the highest priority on the safety of the money it collects and invests. The office will manage money in such a way that cultivates public trust and meets the county’s operating, payroll, capital and statutory disbursement requirements.
The Will County Treasurer’s Office will find cost savings through proven business best practices. Steve Weber has been advising business owners for over 30 years as a CPA on ways to protect assets and operate more efficiently. His time as the Will County Auditor saved the County over $1 Million Dollars each year he was elected. “If my staff comes up with a better way to serve you, we will run with it.”
The Will County Treasurer’s Office will value its role as a public servant. We will treat our customers for who they are; our employers and our neighbors. Mr. Weber helped start a local community bank as an organizer/director. Ten years in the banking industry helped him negotiate better deals for your County investments.