Welcome to the jungle : a business officer’s guide to independent school finance and operations

| August 1, 2011

Title: Welcome to the jungle : a business officer’s guide to independent school finance and operations

Editors: Mari Brown & Marc Levinson

Publisher:  National Business Officers Association

Call number: LC49 .W45 2009

From the Publisher:

It’s a jungle out there, but this book is your compass. In 14 highly informative chapters written by independent school professionals and other experts in the field, Welcome to the Jungle offers practical, relevant guidance to all the key components of the business office, from regulatory compliance to financial reporting, and from technology budgeting to going green.

With this book on your bookshelf, you won’t just survive—you’ll thrive.

About the editors:

Mari Brown is the Director of Communications at the National Business Officers Association.

Marc Levinson is Senior Director, Professional Development, of the National Business Officers Association (NBOA). He joined NBOA as Associate Director in 2007 after six years as Business Manager at Alexander Dawson School in Lafayette, Colorado. Prior to entering the independent school world, Mr Levinson spent three years as Director of Operations and Finance at Sounds True, a Spoken Word Audio Publishing company and three years in a similar position at Community Food Share, Boulder County’s Food Bank. Much of his career has been in the food service industry, owning and operating a number of very successful restaurants in Boulder and Denver, Colorado, as well as providing executive direction for a natural foods grocery store. Mr Levinson currently is the Chair of the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees of Watershed School. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a MBA (Organizational Development) from the University of Colorado at Boulder

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