By Castro Valley Unified School District
Board of Education appointed Dr. Candi Clark as the Assistant Superintendent for Business Services effective July 30, 2012.
“I am very pleased that we were able to hire an Assistant Superintendent for Business Services with the breadth of experience that Dr. Clark brings to the district,” commented Superintendent Jim Negri.
Clark was appointed to fill the vacancy created by the
“Every reference we contacted, gave Dr. Clark an outstanding recommendation regarding her technical and organizational skills as well as her outstanding ability to work with people and communicate complex issues in easy to understand terms,” continued Superintendent Negri.
She is currently the Executive Director of Finance and Business Services for the Monterey County Office of Education. She has also served as the Chief Business Official/Assistant Superintendent of Business Services for the McFarland Unified School District and as the Fiscal Budget Supervisor of Business Services for the Manteca Unified School District.
Additionally, Clark has experience in business services with the University of the Pacific, the University of Mississippi, and the Mississippi State Board for Community and Junior Colleges. Her work and experiences cover all the departments in the Business Services Division.
She earned her Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from Pepperdine University, her Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Accounting from the University of Phoenix, and her Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Business Administration from Bellhaven University. She is also certified by the California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO) as a Chief Business Official.
After serving on a variety of boards throughout California, Clark is well-respected by business officials state-wide. She has served on the Monterey County Workers Compensation JPA, the Monterey County Property Loss JPA, Monterey County School Insurance Group, and the California Association of School Business Officials.
A large pool of applicants went through a screening interview, a writing assignment, two interview panels (technical and community), a final interview, and site visit. Throughout this process, Clark rose to the top.
“Having Mike Bush retire was a loss for the district, but hiring Candi Clark will keep the tradition of fiscal excellence alive in the district,” stated Superintendent Negri. “I am looking forward to working with her.”
She will be formally introduced at the Board Meeting on June 28, 2012.