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Overview of GAD

The General Accounting Division (GAD) was the original office of the State Comptroller, created with the establishment of the office in 1851. GAD is responsible for maintaining Maryland's general ledger and accounting for all State funds received and disbursed. Other accounting functions of GAD include countersigning and distributing all State Treasury checks.

The General Accounting Division is made up of two sections. One section consists of Administration, Office Systems & Development, Post Audit, and Vendor Services while the other consists of Financial Reporting, Operations, and Pre-Audits.

Sandra L. Zinck, Director, General Accounting (410) 260-7464

Kenneth Henschen, Assistant Director, Financial Reporting and Operations (410) 260-7464

Christopher Kratzen, Deputy Director, Admin Services, Corporate Purchashing Card, Office Systems & Development and Vendor Services (410) 260-7464

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