Business Services Division

Michael Halloran started with the Highlands County Sheriffs Office on September 21, 2022 and serves as the 
Michael Halloran
Business Administrator.

Michael came to the Sheriffs Office with over 20 years experience in the banking and financial services industry. He graduated from Warner University in 1999 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. He earned his Master in Business Administration degree from Warner University in 2002. He earned his Accredited Asset Management Specialist designation from the College for Financial Planning. He also earned his Diploma of Completion from the Florida Bankers Association – Florida School of Banking at the University of Florida (Go Gators!) He completed the Certificate in Business and Commercial Lending program from the American Bankers Association. Most recently, he completed his Professional Plan Consultant designation through BroadridgeFi360.

Michael is very involved in the community serving as Past President and Past Board of Director of the Rotary Club of Sebring. He is also a current member of Sebring Firemen, Inc., the Highlands County Fair Association – Highlands County Fair Board, and formerly a member of the Highlands County School Board – Scholarship Recognition Board. He has been married to his wife Laura since July 2004 and they have two sons, Hunter and Hayden.
   
The Highlands County Sheriff's Office maintains financial records for the general fund, special revenue funds, and trust and agency funds of the Sheriff's Office. Accounting is responsible for ensuring all county financial assets are safeguarded against unauthorized use or disposition and that all transactions are properly recorded for the preparation of financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. The unit is responsible for writing, budgeting, accounting and fiscally reporting all grants obtained by the Sheriff's Office which provide significant cost savings to the taxpayers as an alternative source of revenue. 
   
Accounting further conducts internal audits to safeguard assets, ensure validity of financial records and reports, promote adherence to policies, procedures, regulations and laws, and promote effectiveness and efficiency of operations and assists the county's external auditors with their year-end financial audit.

Mr. Halloran may be contacted by emailing mhalloran@highlandssheriff.org or by calling 863-402-7216,
 

Business Services Division consists of :