On September 30, 2015, Maria Walls, CPA, Beaufort County Treasurer, was awarded Thomson Reuters’ Office Holder of the Year award, part of Thomson Reuters Public Sector Champion Awards. Ms. Walls was selected to receive the prestigious award from among more than 1,000 Thomson Reuter’s government customers worldwide for her excellence in planning, leadership, and service to Beaufort County.
“During her time at the Treasurer’s Office, Ms. Walls has completely changed the culture of her office, and it has resulted in faster and more effective tax services for the citizens of Beaufort County,” said Joe Jackson, managing director of the tax and accounting business of Thomson Reuters. “Her achievements have been outstanding and I congratulate her on this well-deserved recognition.”
“Our team has become a truly collaborative unit and we’re very proud that our efforts to make the taxpaying process an easier experience have been met with praise from our community,” said Walls.