Chief Financial Officer

 

Horatio Porter
CFO/Assistant Executive Director of Finance

Horatio Porter joined the NTTA as assistant executive director of finance/chief financial officer in May 2013. He leads the NTTA’s finance, procurement, business diversity and cash and debt management departments to help maintain the Authority’s financial strength. His responsibilities include assessing and mitigating financial risks to the NTTA, planning financial strategies and ensuring compliance with federal, state and local regulatory laws.

 
Prior to accepting a leadership position at the NTTA, Porter oversaw an annual operating budget of more than $1.4 billion as the city of Fort Worth’s CFO. He also managed the city’s $1.8 billion debt portfolio. He had previously served as Fort Worth’s budget officer and had developed the city’s five-year financial forecast.
 
Before moving into governmental finance, Porter served in various financial and accounting roles in the private sector, including serving as assistant vice president/officer for AmeriCredit (now GM Financial), as a manager of financial planning and analysis for FedEx and as an auditor for Coopers & Lybrand.
 
Porter is a certified public accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in finance.