Meet the Chief Financial Officer
Jimmy Fields serves as the Interim Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Jimmy coordinates the financial arm of the Department. While serving as the interim CFO, Jimmy continues to function as the Chief Deputy over General Operations and Payroll. Jimmy has worked in state government for more than three decades and has held multiple administrative roles in five Department divisions, including CFO for the Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education and the Division of County Operations. He received his master’s degree from Arkansas State University in 1983, focusing on public administration. In addition to his work at DHS, Jimmy serves as a commissioner for the Saline County Airport.