Marites Fermin, Chief Business Officer

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Marites joined Menlo Park City School District as the Chief Business Officer in February 2020. She has a degree in Business Administration, majoring in accounting and obtained her CBO Certification at the University of California, Riverside. Marites has over 17 years of experience in public education and over 10 years in banking, taxation, and college administration. Besides her expertise in accounting, auditing, and budgeting, she is also passionate about payroll and taxation. She was awarded twice by the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) as Administrator of the year and Business Officer of the year in the Bay Area region. Marites is also an active member of CASBO and served in the State Accounting Section and Northern CA region.

Marites was previously Business Manager/CBO, Director of Business Services and Accounting Manager for various districts in Solano and Alameda counties and the Marin County Office of Education.

Outside of work, Marites is fond of travelling, missions, and leading group tours to Europe and Asia where she comes from. She also loves music and in her spare time you can see her around the Bay Area watching concerts with her child, a musician.