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
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

Nicole Goldkamp
Accountant/Internal Auditor
314-854-6026
nicolegoldkamp@claytonschools.net

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

Deanna Allen
Accounts Payable
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

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