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NBOA’s BIIS can help shed a light on the value of interest and investment income, business officer salaries and more.
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Back in the Business Office

This controller’s entry point to the independent school world was a graduate-level business office internship, which convinced her to return years later.
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Congratulations to the 2023 NBOA Award Recipients

This year’s awards recognize selfless and transformative leadership, and innovation in financial and facilities management.
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CEO Notebook  

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Our Founding – Our Future: Celebrating 25 years of NBOA

It’s been an incredible journey — with exciting collective work for the community to come.
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CEO Notebook  

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2022: My Favorite Things

We accomplished much this past year that we can be proud of, from signature programs to robust data collection to timely guidance.
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The Best of 2022: Re-Defining Independent School Leadership

To address the challenges of 2022 and beyond, independent school leaders looked inward to redefine their values and priorities.
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Slope Style

When the school ski team needed a coach fast, this business officer and former pro skier stepped up.
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CEO Notebook  

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Aligning Who We Are With What We Do

As NBOA plans to celebrate its first 25 years, we are asking all members to envision what the next 25 years could hold.
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CEO Notebook  

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Ingredients for Leadership: People, Mood Check, Time

Our most critical issues cannot be solved without leadership that that takes time to listen.
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Voices from the Field  

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Given a Second Chance

Following a serious heart attack, this business officer restructured his work so that he can continue living to his fullest.
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Ann-Marie Tewey
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Unsung Hero: Ann-Marie Tewey, Boulder Country Day School

Through major construction projects and benefits improvements, Tewey has been an instrumental force in modernizing operations at her school.
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Marcus Shuflin, NBOA Unsung Hero recipient
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Unsung Hero: Marcus Shuflin, Oasis International School — Kuala Lumpur

An innovative thinker, Shuflin designed a professional development program to get business office staff thinking about the school’s mission and culture.
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Gamaliel Rivera, NBOA Unsung Hero Award recipient
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Unsung Hero: Gamaliel Rivera, The Baldwin School of Puerto Rico

Rivera has been instrumental in restoring the facilities and financial health of The Baldwin School of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria caused extensive damage.
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Lori Lauman, NBOA Unsung Hero Award recipient
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Unsung Hero: Lori Lauman, Omni Montessori School

Lauman’s project management skills have helped Omni Montessori School improve employee benefits and payroll processes.
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Scott Hicks, NBOA Unsung Hero
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Unsung Hero: Scott Hicks, Aspen Country Day School

Hicks was instrumental in establishing a firm financial footing through careful stewardship of resources, thoughtful planning and adept property management.
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Elizabeth Healy, NBOA Unsung Hero
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Unsung Hero: Elizabeth Healy, Cardinal Spellman High School

Healy helped her school transition to an independent business model after years of being an archdiocesan school.
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Grimmer Unsung Hero
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Unsung Hero: Rebecca Grimmer, All Saints' Episcopal School of Fort Worth

Grimmer has been instrumental in conserving natural resources on campus while running a lean budget.
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Unsung Hero Award recipient Robert Constantine
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Unsung Hero: Robert Constantine, The White Mountain School

As his school’s longest-tenured administrator, Constantine helped oversee several leadership transitions while modernizing financial practices at The White Mountain School.
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NBOA Leadership Academy Takes Root

The program’s success indicates that business office leaders and staff alike have an appetite for the executive skills to help advance their schools.
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Dyana Conroy, Unsung Hero
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Unsung Hero: Dyana Conroy, The Potomac School

Conroy’s outstanding communication skills have helped build trust and streamline operations at The Potomac School.
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