Director of Finance

Letitia Shelton (July 2017)

Letitia ShelTon

Letitia Shelton is the Managing Director of Finance. In this capacity, Letitia  oversees activities related to Finance and Accounting. These activities include Financial Investment, Internal Audits, Bond Sales, Debt Management, Purchasing, Accounts Payable, Payroll and Budgeting.  

Letitia has 30 plus years of experience in the Finance and Budget areas working in both Public and Private sectors.  Her experience includes Human Resources, Purchasing, Information Technology, Financial Management and Analysis, Cash Management, Contract Management, Payroll, Accounts Payable and Budgeting.  Prior to coming to the City of DeSoto, Letitia worked for the City of Richmond, Virginia for over 18 years serving as a Business Analysis Manager for the City of Richmond's Department of Public Works.  Letitia later advanced to Deputy Director of Finance and Administration for the City of Richmond's Department of Public Works.  

Letitia holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Averett University. She serves as Treasurer for North Texas Chapter of National Forum for Black Public Administrators and Secretary for North Central Texas Housing Finance Corporation.