Allison Ball


Allison Ball is Kentucky’s state auditor and served as state treasurer from 2016–23, when she was the youngest official to hold statewide office in the U.S. She served as the 2019 national chair and 2018 national vice chair of the State Financial Officers Foundation (SFOF). 

Prior to running for treasurer, Ball earned a degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law and practiced bankruptcy law, with a focus on consumer rights and commercial litigation. As part of her prior public service, she worked for four years as an assistant attorney in Floyd County, prosecuting child abuse and juvenile delinquency cases.


  • Signed State Financial Officers Foundation (SFOF) organized resolution supporting Israel’s genocide in Gaza and committing to invest in SFOF bronze-sponsor Israel Bonds despite “Moodys and Standard and Poors (S&P) have[ing] recently downgraded Israel’s credit score, citing a negative outlook on Israel’s economy (5/14/24)
  • Spoke on a panel at the SFOF’s 2022 Fall National Meeting on the “Legal Argument for Fiduciary Responsibility” with Carmine Iaccarion, chief of staff and counsel to the Kentucky attorney general; and David Johnson, executive director of the Rule of Law Defense Fund (11/15/22)
  • Spoke as part of an SFOF-sponsored panel titled, “Everything States Should Know About the Dangers of ESG” at the State Policy Network 2022 Annual Meeting with SFOF CEO Derek Kreifels and Nebraska Treasurer John Murante (9/19–22/22)
  • Signed a letter to Morningstar asking the company to stop its negative ratings of firms connected to Israel (8/25/22)
  • Signed a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) opposing the proposed rule known as the Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors (6/17/22)
  • Signed an SFOF letter opposing the FDIC proposed principles on climate-related financial risk management for large financial institutions (6/3/22)
  • Signed a letter to the Department of Labor opposing possible agency actions to protect life savings and pensions from threats of climate-related financial risk (5/16/22)
  • Signed a comment letter to the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board regarding ESG practices in the municipal securities market (3/8/22)
  • Signed a letter opposing the proposed Department of Labor rule change entitled Prudence and Loyalty in Selecting Plan Investments and Exercising Shareholder Rights (12/13/21)
  • Signed letter to banking industry warning that state financial officers “will be taking collective action in response to the ongoing and growing economic boycott of traditional energy production industries by U.S. financial institutions.” (11/22/21)
  • Signed an SFOF letter urging President Biden to withdraw his nomination of Sarah Bloom Raskin as vice chair for supervision at the Federal Reserve for her “radical banking and economic views” that would “disrupt the private banking sector, reliable energy supplies, and the U.S. economy” (1/31/21)
  • Hosted the SFOF’s 2019 Spring National Meeting in Lexington, KY (4/9–12/19)

Recent Campaign Filings

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Statements of Financial Interests

Contact Information

Office of Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball
1050 US Highway 127 South, Suite 100
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: (502) 564-4722

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