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 the Government Finance Officers Association.

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.

 

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Franklin County Auditor shares how revaluation will affect property tax bills in UA

Upper Arlington homeowners will soon be receiving an appraisal estimate from the Franklin County Auditor’s Office.

Ahead of that mailing, we asked Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo to share more about what the average Upper Arlington homeowner can expect for their property values and how…

Posted by Andrew Geistfeld in Facilities Master Planning, Issue 43 on Tuesday August 29
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Franklin County Auditor estimates impact of property revaluation on UA

If you have been watching the real estate market in Upper Arlington and many surrounding communities, you know that homeowners have been able to sell their properties quickly and for top dollar.  So it’s no surprise that Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo recently announced local …

Posted by Andrew Geistfeld in Facilities Master Planning on Tuesday August 22 at 01:22PM
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Second-annual Financial Update offers clear, concise look at our finances

The cover of the Upper Arlington Schools Financial UpdateProviding clear and transparent communication about the state of the district’s finances is one of our major commitments to the community, and we take that commitment very seriously.

We are pleased to provide our community with our second annual financial update, a document that is meant to …

Posted by Andrew Geistfeld in Financial reporting, Awards on Monday May 15
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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

The cover of the 2015-2016 Financial UpdateI’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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Andrew L. Geistfeld
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