Leadership

  • CEO Notebook | Three takeaways from Stephen Sondheim’s storied career can help independent schools face another challenging year — with verve. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO Musical theatre ...

  • Leadership | Renowned pianist and opening keynote speaker Jade Simmons explains how everyone can bring creativity into the workplace.  Interview by Jeff Shields, FASAE, CAE, President and CEO of NBOA From the ...

  • Leadership | Serving as treasurer for her university alumni association has strengthened this business officer’s connections to Thailand. Article by Vipada Musick, Evergreen School From the November/December ...

  • Leadership | School business leaders explore "what-if" scenarios.  Feature photo (above): The second cohort of the NBOA Leadership Academy outside of Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. NBOA’s first in-person program ...

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  • Leadership | Wright shifted University School’s health insurance to a self-insured captive program while consolidating other shared costs. The Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero Award is given to business officers who have ...

  • CEO Notebook | Whatever your greatest leadership strength is, it can become a liability — that with sufficient attention, you can correct for and bolster. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO ...

  • Leadership | Wollam’s negotiating skills have helped Winchester Thurston School expand its campus and foster long-term financial health. The Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero Award is given to business officers who have ...

  • Leadership | A financial trailblazer, Standard has modernized every inch of the business office while promoting and enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion. The Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero Award is given to business ...

  • CEO Notebook | Our schools’ missions and values are being put to the test. They should be our guide as we navigate contentious times.  Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO Last week, after a ...

  • Leadership | Stacy’s financial management skills helped the Dunn School eliminate structural deficits, grow the endowment and remodel the school’s budget process. The Will J. Hancock Unsung Hero Award is given to ...