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Office of Finance

Office of Finance

FinanceInterim Chief Financial Officer:  Martha Kreitzman
Office Main Phone:  414-475-8440

The Office of Finance ensures the financial stability and fiscal integrity of MPS. The Office of Finance safeguards and acts as the steward of the District’s assets; ensures the organization has a system of adequate financial internal controls; ensures organizational compliance with various legal and statutory requirements; provides reliable and relevant financial and budgetary information to all District and community stakeholders to form the basis of sound fiscal and operational decisions and to build community support; performs accounting tasks including school accounting, accounts payable and receivable, payroll, banking, cash and debt management, trust accounting, fixed asset reporting, procurement, risk management, grant financial management and general ledger maintenance; and advises the Superintendent on financial and operational matters, compliance, efficiencies, investments and strategy.

Departments


Financial Planning & Budget Services

  • Diretor (underfill):Lynn Ruhl
  • Phone: 414-475-8851
  • Fax: 414-475-8599

The Department of Financial Planning & Budget Services provides analytical support and recommendations for financial resources in the areas of budget, financial performance, and program policy; preserves and enhances financial resources through budget monitoring and dissemination of information; coordinates Title I compliance and non ‐ public school services; processes Medicaid claims; and develops the proposed and final adopted budgets.

Financial Services

  • Comptroller:
  • Lawanda Baldwin
  • Phone: 414-475-8288
  • Fax: 414-475-8599

The Department of Financial Services performs the tasks of accounting including school accounting and bookkeeping, accounts payable and receivable, banking, cash and debt management, trust accounting, fixed asset reporting and general ledger maintenance; ensures the accurate and timely payment of wages to MPS employees and the payment of all payroll ‐ related obligations; processes grant claims; reconciles the District’s accounting records; analyzes and presents District financial information for local, state and federal reporting; and prepares the annual Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

Procurement and Risk Management

  • Director:
  • Adria D. Maddaleni, J.D.
  • Phone: 414-475-8880
  • Fax: 414-475-8104

The Department of Procurement & Risk Management reduces the probability, occurrence and cost of risk to MPS through the provision of risk identification and serves as the District's contracting authority for the procurement of goods and services.

Recreation and Community Services

  • Senior Director:
  • Lynn Greb
  • Phone: 414-475-8180
  •  Fax: 414-475-8541

The Department of Recreation & Community Services strives to promote healthy lifestyles, personal development and fun by offering recreational and educational programs for people of all ages and abilities.

 

School Nutrition

  • School Nutrition Services Administrator:
  • Tina Barkstrom
  • Phone: 414-475-8370
  •  Fax: 414-475-8387

The Department of Nutrition Services supports academic achievement by providing students with high quality, nutritious meals, with an emphasis on exceptional customer service and financial responsibility. In 2015-16, we served over 6.5 million breakfasts, 9.9 million lunches and more than 670,000 dinners during the school year.

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