Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE

Jeff Shields

President and CEO

National Business Officers Association (NBOA)

Washington, DC

Net Assets Articles

  • Winning Buy-In for a Better Year

    September 12, 2023
    With a focus on impact now, we’ll conclude this new school year with a real sense of accomplishment.
  • Leading The Ted Lasso Way

    August 22, 2023
    Mastering the art of optimism can empower leaders to inspire their teams, navigate challenges with grace and forge a forward-looking organizational culture.
  • Meetings and Greetings with Purpose

    July 25, 2023
    8 takeaways to make your gatherings — be it a staff meeting, board retreat or birthday celebration — more meaningful.
  • A Clear and Ever-Present Danger

    July 10, 2023
    Cybersecurity is no longer new to independent schools, but as the threats continue to rise, it’s never been more important that your school’s practices are up to date.
  • Retiring with Impact: 3 Keys to a Smooth Transition

    July 10, 2023
    The former chief operations officer at Sandy Spring Friends School and new director of operations share how they’ve managed the handoff.
  • Southern Comfort, National Connections

    June 27, 2023
    When newer business officers connect with experienced colleagues and each other, it moves all of our schools forward.
  • Help Us Help You

    June 6, 2023
    Findings from the 2022 NBOA annual membership survey are in. And your voice is needed once again to make NBOA work for you.
  • Mobilizing Your School with Data

    May 23, 2023
    If you feel like you’re drowning in school data, remember: metrics aren’t strategy — and there are tools to help you make the most of it.
  • Firm Foundations Against Inflation

    May 10, 2023
    School leaders are finding constructive ways to pursue capital projects despite higher materials costs, supply chain disruptions and rising interest rates.
  • BIG IDEAS for Independent School Business Innovation

    May 9, 2023
    Teacher retention, shared services and an alternative school year calendar are just some of the areas that this year’s NBOA Leadership Academy cohorts researched.