Jeffrey Shields' Blog

CEO Notebook | As recommendations quickly change, schools are seeking to mitigate risk while maintaining a steady course. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO The past couple of weeks ...
CEO Notebook | This year’s recipients have dedicated years of service to the independent school business officer community. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO Each year the NBOA Awards ...

You Be the Judge

CEO Notebook | Business officers’ strong judgment will play an important role in the new year — and decade — ahead, which promise changes for independent schools. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President ...
Projections | Models, ideas and resources can help launch institutional change, but strong leadership is what makes it stick. From the January/February 2020  NetAssets magazine Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE ...

Top of Mind in 2019

CEO Notebook | Member connections, clarity around compliance, and a new financial calculator are just a few highlights from the past year. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO This is ...

Growing To Serve You Better

CEO Notebook | New NBOA staff members are ready to serve. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO One of NBOA’s primary responsibilities is to understand and respond to your changing needs ...
CEO Notebook | Business officers may be natural servant leaders, but can also consciously cultivate diversity of thought, trust and future leadership. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO ...

Disciplined Innovation

CEO Notebook | Innovation is imperative in a competitive marketplace. Successful initiatives require not only creative thinking but also careful choices and clear communication. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE ...
Projections | The unspoken rules of handling financial aid have changed. A focus on pricing, discounting and NTR will help us secure true financial viability. From the November/December 2019 issue of Net Assets ...
CEO Notebook | Connecting with prospective families can shed light on your school’s budget while helping families feel confident about their investment in independent education. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA ...