Business Services

  • Welcome to Business Services! The mission of the Department of Finance and Business Services is to provide support for the education process. It does so by budgeting, organizing, collecting tax revenues and paying obligations including the employee payroll. Major responsibilities are general accounting, accounts payable and payroll. 



    HB 139 - Financial Transparency and Accountability

Contact Us



    500 Whitehead Road
    Athens, Georgia 30606


    P.O. Box 1708
    Athens, Georgia 30603

Interim Chief Financial Officer

 Byron Schueneman



Degrees and Certifications:

Byron Schueneman

ext. 65700

Manages all aspects of districts financial affairs and department personnel, Plan Administrator for 403(b), banking services and transactions, SPLOST project accounting, Manages district insurance programs, District bank reconciliations, Final approver for all purchase orders, journal entries and budget transfers




    Director (Temporary)
    Libby Whitaker

    ext. 65701

    Financial reports, Cash receipts, Journal entries, General Ledger set up, Purchase Order Maintenance, Invoice Maintenance, State Reporting, Special Fund Management and 1099 Processing

    Jennifer Frazier

    ext. 65703

    General fund budgeting for Schools & Dept, General fund budget transfers, Accounting Manual training and MUNIS training, MUNIS Workflow Business Rules, Permission and Roles for Accounting Modules

    Maribel Estrada

    ext. 65702

    Grant Management

    Michelle Stephens

    ext. 65707

    Grant Management

    Internal Auditor
    Maria Jimenez

    ext. 65712

    Monitor and audit all school checking accounts, Train Student Activity users and performs After School Program audits

    Asset Coordinator
    Thomas Rhoads

    ext. 65713

    Maintain and inventory all Capitalized and Controllable fixed assets

    AP Supervisor
    Karen Duncan

    ext. 65705

    Vendors N-Z, W-9s, Tax Exemption Certificates

    AP Assistant
    Shawanda Glenn

    ext. 65710

    Vendors A-M, Cancel POs

    AP Secretary/Assistant
    Candy Raji

    ext. 65704

    General AP administrative duties, Employee Reimbursements (travel expenses), TWA, School Reimbursements, Copy charges

    Payroll Supervisor
    Pam Cook

    ext. 65708

    Enters pay, monthly and quarterly payroll reports, Garnishments, Transmits taxes to IRS

    Payroll Assistant
    Lolita Moye (Bryant)

    ext. 65709

    Enters pay, Helps with reporting

    Purchasing & Contracts
    Veronica Jackson

    ext. 65711

    Obtains best prices and quality products for District through quotes, bids, proposals, contracts

    Accounting Coordinator
    Stephanie Holcombe

    ext. 65706

    Requisition Approvals, Requisition Conversion to PO, Department Data Entry, Bank Deposits, Tax Reconciliation, Add new vendors