Roland McElrath is Vice President of Accounting at Memphis Light, Gas and Water. McElrath leads the company’s accounting operations which include general accounting, payments, payroll and banking.
Prior to joining MLGW, McElrath worked for the City of Memphis as a finance director. He also held the position of Associate Superintendent of Business Operations at Memphis City Schools and was Chief Financial Officer at the Memphis Housing Authority.
McElrath received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 1982 and his MBA in finance from the University of Memphis in 1989. He is a certified public accountant and a certified municipal finance officer.