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Kimberly Canada

Director of Finance & Purchasing

As the Director of Finance and Purchasing, Kimberly Canada is responsible for the fiscal operations of the Franklin County Common Pleas Court - General Division. Kimberly is a member of the Court’s Executive Team where she contributes to the overall management of the Court and assists with ongoing strategic planning to promote the overall mission of the Court. Kimberly is responsible for the preparation and management of the Court’s annual budget. On a daily basis, she provides direct supervision to the finance staff and total fiscal oversight for all Court departments including Administration, Adult Probation, Information Technology, Human Resources and Support Services. Additional, Kimberly is a Supreme Court faculty member for the Court Management Program and also serves as the finance committee chair for the POWER medically assisted treatment program which is a partnership between the Franklin County Common Pleas Adult Probation Department and Alvis, Inc.


    Director of Finance & Purchasing, Fr. Co. Common Pleas Court – General Division
    February 2008 – present

    Senior Budget Coordinator, Fr. Co. Common Pleas Court – General Division
    January 2002 – January 2008

    Financial Analyst III, Fr. Co. Common Pleas Court – General Division
    July 2000 – December 2001

    Fiscal Support Officer, Fr. Co. Common Pleas Court – General Division
    December 1997 – June 2000

    Franklin University, Columbus, Ohio
    Masters of Business Administration ~ May 2009

    Franklin University, Columbus, Ohio
    Bachelor of Science – Accounting ~ May 2006
      Certified Court Executive (CCE) ~ September 2017

      Certified Court Manager (CCM) ~ March 2013

      Certified Notary Since ~ February 2010