Stephen Stewart serves as Director of the Financial Management Division, which is responsible for TxDOT's accounting, forecasting, budgeting, payment for all goods and services, processing of all receipts and revenues, and scheduling and letting management of all transportation projects.
Stewart has more than 16 years of state governmental experience and has been involved with many key initiatives since he began with TxDOT in 2012.
He has held previous positions as Manager of Financial Reporting and Director of Accounting within the Financial Management Division. In each of those roles, he has worked to collaborate with TxDOT districts, divisions and other state agencies to produce required audit financial statements and statutory reports as well as assisting with the implementation of the PeopleSoft Financial Supply Chain Management (FSCM) system.
Prior to coming to work at TxDOT, Stewart worked for the Comptroller of Public Accounts assisting in the production of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for Texas, where he gained insight and experience working with various agencies across the state. Aside from governmental accounting, he has also gained business and management experience from owning his own CPA firm.
Prior to his accounting experiences, he worked at Texas State University in the information technology division as a network administrator and systems programmer responsible for administration of Active Directory domains consisting of over 70,000 users and various enterprise e-mail, web and database servers.
Stewart received a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Southwest Texas State University and master’s degree in accounting from Texas State University. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).
Contact Stewart by phone at (512) 486-5555 or by email.