Re-assignments and a new hire in Round Lake
In July 2014, the Village Board of Round Lake appointed Steven Shields as its new village administrator, replacing Russell Kraly who was appointed by Mayor Dan MacGillis to fill the remaining term of Greg Clements as Trustee. Shields has been with the village since December of 2006 as their finance director/treasurer. Shields started his career as a public accountant and has over 20 years of senior-level municipal finance experience. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting from Roosevelt University.
Replacing Shields as the village finance director in August 2014 was Shane Johnson who has both a Bachelor of Business in Accountancy from Western Illinois University and a Master of Business Administration from Northern Illinois University. Johnson has six years of municipal finance experience, holding such positions as senior auditor, accountant, and assistant finance director.
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