Top Five Financial Mistakes Charter Schools Make...And How to Avoid Them

We can all agree that a school’s financial wellness is one of the most important aspects of running a successful charter organization. Join this webinar to get armed with the right info to ensure financial success and learn how to avoid the pitfalls that may cause trouble. 

Sharon Thompson
Chairman of the Board, Wayne Preparatory Academy

Sharon Thompson serves on various community organizations in Wayne County. Currently she collaborates with NC DHHS in the Children and Youth Branch as a Peer to Peer Leadership Trainer. Previously, she served as Co-chair for Innovative Approaches Steering Committee in Wayne County as well as having served as the Co-chair of the Autism Society of Wayne County, Secretary & Treasurer of the Arc of Wayne County and Secretary for Academic Abundance. She is a member of the Military Affairs Committee with the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce and serves as an Ambassador with the Chamber.

Michael LaRoche
Founder / Executive Director, SALTech Charter High School

Michael has extensive experience educating inner-city at-promise youths. He has over 16 years experience as an educational leader, twelve of which have been in his current role. Michael earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science from The University of Wisconsin-Stout. He also holds a Master of Science in Educational Leadership from The University of North Florida. Michael also attended Harvard School of Education and is a disabled military veteran.

Margie Montgomery
Founder / Executive Director, Desert Star Academy

Margie opened Desert Star in 2016 for kindergarten through sixth grade students. In just four years she has grown the school to over 400 scholars and now serves grades from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. Margie has served in many school leadership roles such as Assistant Principal, Principal, and Special Education Director.

Tricia Blum
Head of Business Consulting, Charter School Capital

Formerly an interim turnaround CEO of a charter organization located in Los Angeles, California, is thrilled to be working with Charter School Capital as the head of the charter school business department. Tricia supports client schools that need strategic business, financial, and operational guidance.