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Finance & Taxes

Todd Montgomery

Finance Officer
Todd Montgomery is your new Finance Officer for Garrard County.
Todd grew up in Lancaster and is a class of 1986 graduate of Garrard County High School. He graduated from Centre College in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a minor in Government. While at Centre, he played for the Colonels baseball team.
Todd is married to Kelly and has 2 children. Garrison graduated from GCHS in 2017 and Elle graduated in 2018 from GCHS. She currently is a first-year teacher at Garrard Middle School.
You will see Todd and his family supporting Garrard County at most athletic events. He has been the head coach of Garrard High School’s fast-pitch softball team since 2014.
“I take pride in helping our community succeed. It is a joy to see the county do great things. I look forward to what the future holds for Garrard County.”

Kristen AKERS

Occupational Tax Admin
My name is Kristen Akers and I am your Tax Administrator. I came to work for the county in September 2020 after a 16-year banking career at First Southern National Bank. I am a lifelong resident of Garrard County and graduated in 2002 from Garrard County High School. I also attended Eastern Kentucky University for 2 years before entering the banking industry. I am married to Arnie Akers, and I have three children and two bonus daughters. Ally is a sophomore at GCHS, Slayter is a 7th grader at GMS, Benjamin is a 4th grader at CDR, Leah is a 6th grader at GMS, and Lily is a 3rd grader at PLE. My job as tax administrator involves the collection of occupational tax and net profit taxes that are paid to Garrard County. I am also responsible for making sure all businesses register with the county. So if you’re thinking of starting a business here or you already have a business and aren’t sure whether you’ve registered or not, I’d be glad to assist you! I love Garrard County and the people of this town, and I look forward to continuing to serve you! If you need assistance or have questions feel free to reach out anytime!