DEVNET is pleased to announce that Andy Rhodes is the new Field Support Representative for Illinois. Rhodes brings 35 years of experience in Illinois county government to his new role. His start date will be Monday, April 18th, 2022.
Rhodes’ professional background is with Champaign County’s Information Technology Department as Chief Information Officer, Business Applications Manager, and Network/Financial Analyst. He also worked in the Champaign County Clerk’s office as Lead Tax Extension Specialist and Election Specialist.
As Chief Information Officer, Rhodes was responsible for budgeting, planning, and forecasting, as well as software and hardware selection and implementation. He oversaw the replacement of legacy systems and directed network management and security.
As Lead Tax Extension Specialist, Rhodes extended over $140M in property taxes for over 100 Champaign County taxing districts and estimated taxing values for neighboring counties that overlap with Champaign County. He is experienced in PTELL compliance, Truth-in-taxation, and other statutory requirements.
Rhodes was a member of the County Clerks Association Tax Manual Committee, and has prepared and conducted tax extension training classes for County Clerks throughout Illinois.
“We are very excited to add Andy to the DEVNET Illinois Team,” said Scott LePenske, DEVNET Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “With over 35 year of local government experience, Andy can hit the ground running and work with our Illinois county clients. Look for Andy in your county in the near future and at the 2022 Spring IACO Conference in Springfield.”
DEVNET offers 25 years of industry knowledge and installations throughout the United States. DEVNET solutions integrate Land Records Management solutions for CAMA, Assessment, Billing, Collection, Permitting, Records Management, and e-government activities. DEVNET solutions embed web GIS throughout the entire product line, bringing visualization and analytical views to customer data. We are focused on strong partnerships and lasting relationships with our clients.