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New Chief Business Official Announced

September 2020

During the September 10 Board of Trustees meeting, Mark Schiel was announced as our new Chief Business Official. 

Mark comes to Santa Clara Unified with more than ten years of experience in public education in California and, prior to that, seven years of experience in Ohio public schools. He is currently employed by San Marcos Unified School District as the assistant superintendent of business services. 

Mark has served in a progression of roles, including treasurer/chief financial officer, controller, assistant superintendent of administrative services, and assistant superintendent of business services. In addition to his work experience in increasingly responsible K-12 education operational leadership positions, he earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting as well as a master’s degree in education with an emphasis on school business leadership. He has also earned the Chief Business Official Certification (with E designation) from the California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO). Additionally, Mark is an ACSA Personnel Academy presenter and member of the CASBO Professional Standards and Leadership Committee. 

We look forward to his joining our team in October!

Mark Schiel