Stewardship and service are at the center of my life’s purpose

Delivering results for taxpayers

Steve decided to run for Winnebago Treasurer in early December 2021 based on the encouragement of County Leaders after a successful career leading financial institutions and gaining the trust of others after his 13 years on the County’s Finance Committee.

Apply best practice techniques and tools

…leverage learnings from past positions and other Treasurer departments

Increase returns on county funds

…to generate more money FOR taxpayers, less money FROM taxpayers

Improve fiscal responsibility

…to reduce pressure on taxpayers and provide more funds for needed services

Modernize the Treasurer’s office

…to improve taxpayer experience

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Steve Schultz

Schultz, 56,  is an experienced financial leader who has served on the Winnebago County board (District 3) and their finance and zoning committees since 2008. He held multiple executive roles for 32 years at the headquarters for a group of 1,500 churches. As part of that leadership experience, he successfully managed investments on a large scale, including a $300 million church loan fund and $240 million retirement plan.

Public service in a full time capacity is an obvious next step in a life spent serving organizations that serve others.

Steve wants to bring a whole new level of effective stewardship to the Treasurer’s Office. He has the proven track record to deliver results for taxpayers.

Steve has lived in Winnebago County since 2004. He is the proud father of eight children and grandfather to seven grandkids. Steve is also an active member and volunteer at Stateline Church in Rockford.

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Endorsements for Steve

State Representative Joe Sosnowski

Senator Dave Syverson

Former Congressman Don Manzullo

Chairman Joe Chiarelli

Republican Board Caucus Leader Paul Arena

Sheriff Gary Caruana

Former State Rep Tim Simms

Jan Klaas

Paul Hofmann

Board Member Jean Crosby

Mayor of Loves Park Greg Jury

Board Member Burt Gerl

Board Member David Kelley

Board Member Brad Lindmark

Board Member Fred Wescott

Rockford City Council Member Kevin Frost

Bryan Davis, Deputy Chief of Staff to former Congressman Don Manzullo

State Representative Andrew Chesney

Board Member Keith McDonald

Board Member Aaron Booker

Board Member John Butitta

Board Member Jas Bilich

Board Member Kevin McCarthy

Rockford City Council Member Chad Tuneberg

Harlem Township Supervisor Gary Jury

Board Member John F Sweeney

Lowell Ingram

Former Board Member Faye Lyon

Former Board Member and Finance Committee Chairman Ted Biondo

Former Republican Board Caucus Leader David Boomer

Rockford City Council Member Tim Durkee

Rockford City Council Member Frank Beach

Mayor of South Beloit Ted Rehl

Village President of Machesney Park Steve Johnson

Congressman Darin LaHood

Ted Biondo

"As Chairman of the Winnebago County Finance Committee for 8 years, I was constantly impressed with Steve Schultz knowledge of the county’s financial process in audits and budget development and his steadfast concern for the cost-effective use of taxpayer’s dollars."

Ted Biondo Former Board Member and Finance Committee Chairman

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