• Business and Finance

    The Office of Business and Finance is responsible for managing the District's Financial Operations. These activities include: development of the District budget; accounting and financial reporting; payroll; employee benefits; facility operations and improvements; school lunch programs; workmen's compensation; property and liability claims and tuition/tax credit billing.

    Department Staff

    Mary Jo Gruber, CPA, CGMA, SFO
    Chief Financial Officer
    314-854-6011
    maryjogruber@claytonschools.net

    Barb Daves
    Administrative Assistant to the CFO, Benefit Specialist
    314-854-6024    
    barbdaves@claytonschools.net

    Brent Bell, CPA
    Director of Finance
    314-854-6025
    brentbell@claytonschools.net

    Adrienne Lauf, CPA
    Accountant/Internal Auditor
    314-854-6026
    adriennelauf@claytonschools.net

    Linda Benz
    Payroll Specialist
    314-854-6029    
    lindabenz@claytonschools.net

    Deanna Allen
    Accounts Payable Specialist
    314-854-6027    
    deannaallen@claytonschools.net



    Key Areas of Responsibility:

    • Budget
    • Accounting
    • Payroll
    • Employee benefits
    • Employee time reports
    • Facility improvements
    • School lunch programs
    • Tuition/tax credit billing
    • Workmen's compensation
    • Property and liability claims