May 15, 2017 – DAS is proud to announce that Marci Soper has won the Governor’s Award for Excellence for Outstanding Public Service. She was recognized by Governor Herbert at an awards ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda for her valuable contribution to the Division of Finance.
After 37.5 productive years with UDOT, Marci Soper transferred in 2006 to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Finance, to be the systems operations support supervisor over FINET operations. During her tenure with Finance, Marci has been instrumental in two successful major FINET upgrades. Moreover, she has helped with two new cost allocations for UDOT and two for the Department of Natural Resources’ Oil, Gas, and Mining Division. She has also assisted agency programmers in developing and testing numerous new interfacing files. Currently, Marci is leading the FINET enhancement for Utah Correctional Industries work order functionality and conversion of their inventory.
As the FINET “gatekeeper,” Marci oversees the daily operations of FINET, as well as the operations of the Payment Tracking and FINDER systems. She is responsible for ensuring the quality of state financial systems and processes, and the accuracy and efficiency of millions of financial transactions processed for state agencies and citizens.
Marci’s fiscal leadership has contributed to the State of Utah being consistently recognized as one of the best managed states in the nation. She has richly earned the honor of receiving the Governor’s Award for Excellence for Outstanding Public Service.