City of Arcadia, Florida

Beth Carsten

Beth Carsten has been the Finance Director for the City of Arcadia for the past five years.  Before becoming Arcadia’s Finance Director, Beth spent thirteen years managing financial operations for Carlton & Carlton Law Firm in Arcadia.  Beth is an active member of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and the Florida GFOA.

Beth has been a resident of Arcadia for 29 years.  She was born in Guilford, New York where she grew up on her family’s farm, working in all aspects of the farm, but being most interested in the business side.   Beth graduated high school in 1986 and went on to receive a Bachelors of Science Degree in Finance from the State University of New York, Institute of Technology, Utica, NY in 1990.

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