Valley Schools is excited to announce that Laura L. Felten, CPA will be joining the Valley Schools Management Group as Chief Financial Officer this coming April. The addition of Laura Felten to the Valley Schools Management Group brings a fresh voice and insight to our mission to provide tailored and innovative solutions with a primary focus on improving individual health and well-being to achieve the lowest health care costs. She will be replacing current CFO Dan Davison who, after 35 years of serving public schools, will be retiring.
Laura Felten is the current Assistant Superintendent of Business Operations for the Paradise Valley Unified School District. She has served in this role since July 2014. Before that, she worked for the Paradise Valley Unified School District for 17 years as an Internal Auditor and Director of Budget and Finance. She has also done work for the Arizona Department of Education.
Felten has a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University in business with a major in accounting. She is a member of the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants, Association of School Business Officials International, and the Government Finance Officer Association.
“Ms. Felten has been a valuable and dedicated member of the Valley Schools Management Board for over 7 years. Her tenured experience in school finance, as well as being an integral part of serving our management board, makes her an ideal addition to the Valley Schools team. We are excited to have her as part of our team.” –Tom Boone
“I’m thrilled to join the team at Valley Schools Management Group … they’ve shown time and time again the value they deliver to our schools and their employees. I look forward to providing solutions to education and government entities that play crucial roles in our community.” -Laura Felten
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