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Superintendent Lesli Myers-Small Names Carleen Pierce Chief Financial Officer

Carleen Pierce

The Rochester City School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Carleen Pierce as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective August 10, 2020. She has been serving as RCSD's Interim CFO since June 15.

Ms. Pierce most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer of the East Educational Partnership Organization (EPO), a position she held since 2017. At East, she not only was responsible for the financial matters of the EPO but also acted as a liaison with the District's Human Resources Department on all personnel matters. Prior to joining East, Ms. Pierce worked at the Canandaigua City School District for several years in various capacities, including the Director of Human Resources and the Assistant Superintendent for Business. While serving as the Assistant Superintendent for Business for seven years, she earned the reputation of achieving pristine audits. Ms. Pierce also worked for JP Morgan Chase for approximately 15 years in multiple capacities, such as Private Banking, Small Business, Corporate Commercial Lending, and Production Support Management.

Ms. Pierce attended Nazareth College of Rochester and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Science. She continued her lifelong love for learning by earning a Master’s Degree in Education, a Permanent Certificate of Advanced Studies in School Business Administration, and a Permanent Certificate of Advanced Studies in School District Leadership from the College at Brockport.