New Chief Finance and District Operations Officer

  • We’re pleased to welcome Bang Parkinson, CPA, as our new Chief Finance and District Operations Officer, who will begin work on Nov. 16. She replaces Kim Brodie.

    Bang currently serves as Chief Financial Officer for Bethel School District. Prior to Bethel, she worked as Director of Business Services and Assistant Director of Accounting at Highline School District, Finance Analyst Manager with the City of Renton, and Budget Coordinator and Capital Project Accountant at Renton School District.

    Along with 20 years of school district and local government finance experience, Bang brings extensive technical expertise and knowledge in the field and established working relationships with various education and state agencies.

    Bang earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Information Systems and an Executive MBA from the University of Washington. She’s also a licensed Certified Public Accountant.

    Bang and her husband, John, and dog, Emma, live in Kent. In her spare time, she loves to read, travel and practice tai chi and yoga.

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