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Meredith Chase, NBOA Unsung Hero award recipient
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Unsung Hero: Meredith Chase, The Howard School 2 min read

An advocate for financial literacy, Chase empowered faculty and staff at the Howard School to plan expenses and reduce costs, resulting in stronger operational and budgeting outcomes for the school.
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Other Duties As Assigned  

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  • | Leadership
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A Seat at the FASB Table 4 min read

This business officer represents independent schools on the FASB Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee.
Francis Cash, NBOA Unsung Hero award recipient
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Unsung Hero: Francis Cash, Atrium School 2 min read

As his school's first business officer, Cash has helped standardize business and facilities operations at Atrium School.
Daniel Cargill, 2022 Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero recipient
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Unsung Hero: Daniel Cargill, Central Catholic High School 2 min read

For over four decades, Cargill has helped secure the school's financial health while modernizing the its technology infrastructure.
Curt Brossman, 2022 NBOA Unsung Hero Award recipient
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Unsung Hero: Curt Brossman, One Schoolhouse 2 min read

Brossman’s innovative thinking and transparent leadership style have helped One Schoolhouse reinvent the organization’s compensation model.
Greg Bokman, 2022 NBOA Unsung Hero Award Recipient
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Unsung Hero: Greg Bokman, The Langley School 2 min read

Bokman helped The Langley School complete an ambitious capital campaign while securing endowment investment to aid its future growth.
NBOA Unsung Hero Award recipients
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Announcing the 2022 NBOA Will J. Hancock Unsung Heroes 2 min read

The Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero Award is given to independent school business officers who have made an extraordinary contribution to their schools, as nominated by their colleagues. Congratulations to the 2022 recipients!

CEO Notebook  

  • Culture
  • | Membership

Business Officers Make the Best Company 4 min read

As new business officers gathered last week to learn and connect, we were reminded of the incredible community business officers have created.
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Voices from the Field  

  • Culture
  • | Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Membership

LGBTQ+ Leaders in the Business Office 8 min read

Initial insights into different experiences in the independent school business office.
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Other Duties As Assigned  

  • Accounting
  • | Membership

If the Hat Fits, Wear It 3 min read

Holding roles as diverse as hockey coach and human resources director, this now director of financial reporting has deep connections across her school.

CEO Notebook  

  • Membership
  • | Planning

NBOA’s New Strategy Begins and Ends With You 5 min read

Member insights were crucial in developing NBOA’s new strategic framework – and we’ll need your feedback today and going forward to assess its progress.
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  • | Planning

Strategies: Strategic Financial Planning for School Business Leaders 3 min read

NBOA’s latest book provides key considerations to help professionals new to independent school business succeed in their leadership roles.
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  • | Salary

NBOA To Launch Research on Innovative Faculty and Staff Compensation Models 3 min read

A grant from the Edward E. Ford Foundation will enable data collection and resource development to help independent schools reshape their compensation structures.

CEO Notebook  

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Building a Member-Centric Website 3 min read

We’ve completely overhauled NBOA.org to make it easier for our members to use and engage.
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2022 NBOA Annual Meeting Brings Together 700 Attendees Face-to-Face 3 min read

The in-person event unfolded in Chicago, while the Digital Pass is available through March.
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In Chicago or From Your Desk: What To Expect at the 2022 NBOA Annual Meeting 3 min read

Come together with a community of innovative thinkers to reinvigorate, recharge and elevate the impact and value of your role.
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NBOA 2021: A Year in Review 4 min read

A snapshot of NBOA’s priorities, offerings and operational health in support of member schools during the 2021 fiscal year.
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Unsung Hero: David Wright, University School 2 min read

Wright shifted University School’s health insurance to a self-insured captive program while consolidating other shared costs.
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Unsung Hero: David Wollam, Winchester Thurston School 2 min read

Wollam’s negotiating skills have helped Winchester Thurston School expand its campus and foster long-term financial health.
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Unsung Hero: Teresa Standard, University School of Nashville 2 min read

A financial trailblazer, Standard has modernized every inch of the business office while promoting and enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion.

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