Faculties monetary director Phil Penn resigns
Phillip Penn plans to step down as CFO of New Haven Public Faculties this summer season for the same function at Hartford Public Faculties.
Superintendent Iline Tracey forwarded the announcement to the varsity board and members of the press on Tuesday night.
The Hartford College Board additionally permitted the hiring of Penn as chief monetary officer on Tuesday.
“I’ll actually miss this degree of experience from my group,” Tracey wrote.
Penn’s final day can be June 15.
Since being employed in fall 2019, Penn has guided the district’s finance division by way of the Covid-19 disaster and ensuing federal help. When COO Michael Pinto left the district in November, he took on extra duties throughout the amenities division.
Penn’s tenure noticed slim surpluses on the finish of every 12 months. College closures attributable to Covid-19, federal support and faculty workers forgoing will increase all play a job in final summer season’s surplus and the $ 775,351 surplus forecast for this 12 months .
Penn was additionally embroiled in some controversy whereas in New Haven. He known as for an investigation into the office harassment of Board of Training member Darnell Goldson after Goldson hinted that Penn favored white entrepreneurs.
Penn’s wage as CFO of Hartford Public Faculties can be $ 190,000 – $ 5,000 greater than his beginning wage with New Haven.
posted by: Mark Firla March 16, 2021 11:06 PM
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