Bethel Local Schools Names Brennon Hattery as Treasurer/CFO


Brennon HatteryTipp City, OH (June 28,2018) — The Bethel Local Board of Education has awarded a three-year contract to Brennon Hattery to serve as the district’s new Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, effective August 1, 2018. In this role, Hattery will oversee the financial operations of Bethel Local Schools, the accuracy and timeliness of all state and federal reporting, the development of the annual district budget and the district’s Five-Year Forecast.

Mr. Hattery has served previously as the Assistant Treasurer of the Dayton Public School. Before beginning his career in school finance, he held positions in governmental accounting for Longboat Key, Florida and as an Assistant Auditor for Ohio Auditor of State. Mr. Hattery received a bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University majoring in Business Administration, specializing in accounting and finance. Mr. Hattery is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Government Financial Manager.

The Bethel Local Board of Education received assistance in the hiring process from K-12 Business Consulting and the Ohio Association of School Business Officials. After developing a Treasurer Search Profile that was based on information provided by board of education members, teachers, administrators, support staff and community members, a state-wide search was undertaken to find the next CFO. The board of education screened and vetted the credentials of the potential candidates. The board interviewed five first round candidates out of the 11 applicants on June 4th and June 5th. Three (3) finalists were selected for final interviews on June 12th. Following a detailed and thorough interview process Mr. Hattery was selected.




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