Treasurer/CFO, Andrew Geistfeld

Mr. Geistfeld joined the Upper Arlington City Schools as Treasurer/Chief Finance Officer in November 2005. Prior to joining Upper Arlington, he was the Treasurer of the Olentangy Local School District in Delaware County. Mr. Geistfeld has served in public school districts since 2001 in various capacities. Before working for public schools he worked in the private sector as a Senior Manager with the accounting firm, KPMG.

Throughout his time in education, Mr. Geistfeld has been committed to being a good steward of public funds. He is Past-President of the Ohio Association of School Business Officials and a member in both the Government Finance Officers Association and the Tri Village Rotary.

Mr. Geistfeld is a graduate of the Upper Arlington City Schools. He received a Master of Business Administration from Mount Vernon Nazarene University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The Ohio State University. He also is a certified public accountant.

 

Treasurer's Notes:

New group of community volunteers join master planning process

Since the facilities master planning process for Upper Arlington’s schools began more than two years ago, we have had hundreds of community volunteers take part in our Facilities Task Force and our building teams.  We’ve had thousands more residents join the process by attending …

Posted by Andrew Geistfeld in Facilities Master Planning on Thursday February 2
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Efficiency project commitment surpassed

In August 2013, the district committed to improving its bottom line by $4.5 million by the summer of 2017 without having a negative impact on the student experience.  I’m pleased to report that we have now surpassed that goal, enacting more than $4.6 million in efficiency measures as of …

Posted by Andrew Geistfeld in Efficiency, Financial reporting on Thursday December 8, 2016
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New report offers clear look at our finances

I’m pleased to announce the release of our new annual financial update, which is in line with the Board of Education's commitment to transparency in our financial reporting. 

This document provides our community with a clear and concise look at the current state of the district’s…

Posted by Andrew Geistfeld in Financial reporting on Thursday May 26, 2016
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Closer to our Efficiency Project Goal

We are now nearly two years into the Efficiency Project, and I’m pleased to report that we are 89 percent of the way toward meeting the core commitment of that initiative. 

As you may recall, we launched the Efficiency Project in August 2013 in order to create a more focused and …

Posted by Andrew Geistfeld in Efficiency, Financial reporting on Monday August 17, 2015 at 11:40AM
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State Funding Update

After months of twists and turns in the state legislature, Ohio’s new biennium budget was finalized on June 30.  Throughout the process you may have seen several newspaper articles with charts showing how much state funding UA Schools stood to lose or gain.  The administration’…

Posted by Andrew Geistfeld in Financial reporting on Monday August 17, 2015 at 11:38AM
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Scioto Pointe Joins UA Schools

The Upper Arlington School District just got a tiny bit bigger.  Scioto Pointe, a development of 23 homes tucked between UA’s western border and the eastern bank of the Scioto River, is switching from South-Western City Schools to our district.  Families living in that area …

Posted by Andrew Geistfeld in Financial reporting on Monday August 17, 2015 at 11:38AM
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2014-2015 School Year Marked Progress in Efficiency

As the 2014-2015 school year comes to a close, it’s a good time to reflect on the steps we have taken this year to address efficiency and sustainability in the district’s finances and operations.

In the fall of 2013, the district embarked on an Efficiency Project and committed to …

Posted by Andrew Geistfeld in Efficiency on Wednesday May 27, 2015 at 09:16AM
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Association Agreements Lead to Savings

I would like to thank our two associations, the Upper Arlington Education Association and the Ohio Association of Public School Employees Local 201, who have worked with us to find additional ways to be more efficient through staffing and benefit costs. We have negotiated new agreements with both …

Posted by Andrew Geistfeld in Efficiency on Wednesday February 11, 2015 at 02:37PM
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Online Fee Payment

Upper Arlington Schools is proud to offer parents an online option for paying fees and managing lunch accounts. This is our second year partnering with SPS EZpay, which allows parents to make credit card payments from their computer, tablet or phone. Those that choose to use this system pay a $2 …

Posted by Andrew Geistfeld on Wednesday February 11, 2015 at 02:35PM
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UA Schools Earns Auditor of State Award

Every year the Auditor of State sends a team to each school district in Ohio.  The team spends several weeks examining the district's financial data and then compiles an official audit report.  

I'm proud to report that, once again, Upper Arlington Schools has received a clean audit …

Posted by Andrew Geistfeld in Financial reporting, Awards on Tuesday January 13, 2015 at 10:06AM
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