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Business Services

Business Services

Business Services Mission Statement

Business Services supports the strategic initiatives of the School District of Menomonee Falls by efficiently and effectively aligning resources, clearly communicating accurate financial information, and providing superior customer service for our students, parents, staff, and the community.

Please contact Keith Brightman at (262) 255-8374 with business services related questions.

Our Fiscal Points of Pride

Bond Rating aa2

We have a good bond rating. Our district has a high-grade, long- term bond rating of Aa2 from Moody’s which means we're a reliable investment for borrowing purposes.

24.3 Fund Balance

We have a healthy fund balance. Our district fund balance sits at 24.3%. We've done a lot of hard work to make sure we have a healthy fund balance. Industry standard is 25%.

7 million

We are energy efficient. Our district has saved more than $7 million through energy cost avoidance by finding energy efficiencies across our buildings. We have one of the best facilities team around!

14 percent

Our municipality's tax rate is one of the lowest in the state. Per the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance, our District + Municipality tax rate is in the bottom 14% of all cities & villages. We're ranked 515 out of 596. This year's school tax mill rate is $11.25


Primary Responsibilities

  • Budget and Audit
  • Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • Cash Management and Investments
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Payroll and Benefits
  • Purchasing and Accounts Payable
  • Financial Planning

Supervision

Department Staff

Keith Brightman, SFO

Keith Brightman, SFO

Titles: Director of Finance & Operations
Locations: District Office
Departments: Business Office
Email:
Tim Hansen

Tim Hansen

Titles: Payroll Manager
Locations: District Office
Departments: Business Office
Email:
Gwen Husslein

Gwen Husslein

Titles: Finance Manager
Locations: District Office
Departments: Business Office
Email:
Linda Thielke

Linda Thielke

Titles: Administrative Assistant
Locations: District Office
Departments: Business Office
Email:
Meaghan Voigt

Meaghan Voigt

Titles: A/P Accountant
Locations: District Office
Departments: Business Office
Email: