Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE

Jeff Shields

President and CEO


Washington, DC

Net Assets Articles

  • Feedback That Moves Everyone Forward

    June 4, 2024
    These three tips can help you deliver or solicit feedback that will spur professional growth.
  • AI Risk and Reward

    May 21, 2024
    A few key takeaways from NBOA’s highly informative AI risk management town hall.
  • The New Overtime Rules: Be Aware, Not Afraid

    May 7, 2024
    In the wake of recent legal rulings, all independent schools have come away with a big win, but some may face challenges under the new overtime rules.
  • From Boiler Room to Board Room

    April 29, 2024
    Today’s independent school facilities director handles far more than maintenance; they should share a long-term vision for the campus.
  • A Partnership of Trust

    April 23, 2024
    Here’s a recipe for success of the board chair-executive director relationship.
  • First Listen: The Net Assets Podcast

    April 9, 2024
    Our first episode delves into bold leadership decisions that led to successful enrollment growth at one boarding school.
  • AI That Serves You

    March 19, 2024
    We’re learning from each other how our schools and community can make use of this exciting and ever-changing technology.
  • Top Takeaways from the 2024 NBOA Annual Meeting

    March 5, 2024
    This year’s keynote speakers delivered lessons we won’t soon forget.
  • Making the NBOA Difference

    February 25, 2024
    NBOA’s rebranding positions our incredible community as one that is more accessible and approachable to a wider range of school roles and school types.
  • Great Minds Work in Pairs

    February 20, 2024
    Finding your go-to workplace partner(s) is key to bringing meaningful change to your school or organization.