Tuesday, June 12 • 10:15am - 10:45am
Crossfire Session

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This session will engage all attendees by posing questions surrounding emerging issues affecting independent schools. The Business Office Team Intensive faculty, along with fellow attendees, will answer these questions and discuss possible solutions. Come share your challenges along with your knowledge, and learn as a team!

Field of Study: Personal Development
Learning Objective: Attendees will identify and evaluate emerging issues in independent schools and discuss possible solutions with faculty and peers.

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Virginia Allen

Assistant Business Manager, The Pine School
After working in international banking for a number of years, Virginia Allen began her independent school career in 1989 as Payroll and Benefits Clerk at Moses Brown School in Providence, RI. She was promoted to Head of Operations at Moses Brown School in 1992. In 1996, she continued... Read More →
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Kevin Hanson

Director of Finance and Operations, The Children's School
Since June 2015, Kevin Hanson has served as the Director of Finance and Operations at The Children's School in Atlanta, GA, which has expanded to seventh grade this year and will expand to eighth grade in 2018-19. Prior to coming to Atlanta, he was the CFO at Rowland Hall in Salt... Read More →
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Rob Hogan

Controller, Atlanta Girls' School
Rob Hogan is the Controller for the Atlanta Girls’ School. Prior to joining AGS, he spent 17 years as a consultant specializing in forensic accounting and corporate intelligence. His clients included JP Morgan Chase, Nationwide Insurance, Amazon.com, and the Atlanta Public Schools... Read More →
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Paul Ibsen

Former Assistant Head of School for Finance and Management at Providence Day School
Paul Ibsen is the former Assistant Head of School for Finance and Management at Providence Day School in Charlotte, NC. Paul has over 23 years of experience working with independent schools. Prior to his career in academia and insurance, he served 13 years active duty as an officer... Read More →
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Damian Kavanagh

Executive Director, MISBO
Since July 2017, Damian Kavanagh has served as Executive Director of MISBO. Prior to accepting this position, Damian spent seven years as a Vice President with SAIS where he oversaw the accreditation and membership programs of the association. Damian has presented and facilitated... Read More →
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Louise Mann

Controller and Director of Finance, Woodward Academy
Louise Mann, CPA has worked with independent schools for the past thirty years and she has served as the Controller and Director of Finance of Woodward Academy in College Park, Georgia since 2012. In this role, she oversees the accounting, financial reporting, and payroll functions... Read More →
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Charles Maumus

Assistant Head of School for Finance and Operations, Harding Academy
Charles Maumus is the Assistant Head of School for Finance and Operations at Harding Academy in Nashville, TN. His journey started in A/P nearly 25 years ago at St. Martin’s Episcopal School in Metairie, LA before he began working in HR, operations, admissions, financial aid, and... Read More →
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Andrew Phelps

Business Manager, Battle Ground Academy
Andrew Phelps has been the Business Manager at Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, TN since July 2015. He came to BGA with 14 years of experience in independent school finance and operations, having worked in nearly every aspect of the business office. He has an undergraduate degree... Read More →
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Larry Pittman

Diector of Finance and Operations, The Pine School
Larry Pittman is the Director of Finance and Operations at The Pine School in Hobe Sound, FL. At The Pine School for 13 years, Larry has been a part of starting a high school and consolidating two campuses to the current K-12 campus. He has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and... Read More →
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Mark Saine

Senior Director of Client Executive and Leadership Development, TIAA
Mark Saine is the Senior Director of Client Executive and Leadership Development at TIAA. Mark supports clients by helping them to build leaders internally that are prepared to take on increasingly complex roles and to manage the demands of a rapidly changing environment. He provides... Read More →

Tuesday June 12, 2018 10:15am - 10:45am
Woodward Academy 1662 Rugby Avenue, College Park, GA 30337