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2023 Business Office Team Intensive

2023 Business Office Team Intensive

Sunday, June 11, 2023 at 4:00 PM (EDT) to Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at 12:15 PM (EDT)

Event Details

MISBO's Summer Intensives is an incomparable event that provides a small and intimate setting for meaningful connections with industry experts and resources. It's the only time of the year we roll out the red carpet just YOU!

Plus, you can really rack up your CPE credits with up to 8.5 credits available! 

Schools will get the most from this event with their entire business office team in attendance, whether it is a team of one or ten! Get a discount when you register additional members of your team.


  • Business Officers
  • Aspiring Business Officers
  • Controllers
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Student Billing
  • Benefits Administrators
  • Payroll Specialists


Pre-Sale (2/1 - 3/3):  $275
Early Bird (3/4 - 4/30):  $325
Regular (after 5/1):  $375
*Additional attendees from the same school:  $205

Early Bird (3/3 - 4/30):  $375
Regular (after 5/1):  $450 
*Additional attendees from the same school:  $250

**new HOTEL**

Hilton Atlanta Airport Hotel
1031 Virginia Ave
Hapeville, Georgia, 30354

Click here to make your reservation or call 404-767-9000

Cutoff date:  Sunday, May 28

Check-in / Check-out:  4:00 pm / 11:00 am

Rate includes:

  • complimentary airport shuttle
  • transportation to/from Woodward Academy
  • complimentary Wi-Fi
  • self-parking at $15 night 
  • access to the fitness center and outdoor pool
  • discounted room rate available a day before the event, based on availability 

HRCI Credit

This program has been submitted to the HR Certification Institute for review.


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MISBO is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

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Event Policies

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Janice Abraham
Janice Abraham Accountant Hutchison School
David M Adams
David M Adams Director, Governmental & Not-for-Profit Bankng SouthState Bank
Lee Arledge
Lee Arledge Senior Employee Benefits Consultant USI Insurance Services
Kim Avery
Kim Avery Controller The Westminster Schools
Joseph Baccus
Joseph Baccus Business Office Associate Highlands School
Melissa Baker
Melissa Baker Chief Financial Officer Hutchison School
Sandy Barner
Sandy Barner AP The Westminster Schools
Naoma Bolt
Naoma Bolt Student Billing/Financial Aid Coordinator Marist School
Kathy Ferguson
Kathy Ferguson Partner Armanino LLP
Bob Fish
Bob Fish Managing Partner Voluntary Benefits at Work
Lisa Flowers
Lisa Flowers Events Manager MISBO
Olivia Gattuso
Olivia Gattuso Controller Hutchison School
Lisa Gibson
Lisa Gibson Accounts Payable Manager The Westminster Schools
Claire Hammontree
Claire Hammontree Business Office Clayton-Bradley Academy
McKinzie Henderson
McKinzie Henderson Billing Specialist/Staff Accountant Shorecrest Preparatory School
Laurie Hyde
Laurie Hyde Accounts Receivable Manager The Westminster Schools
Damian Kavanagh
Damian Kavanagh President & CEO MISBO
Kristoffer Kennedy
Kristoffer Kennedy Finance Director The Bedford School
Paul Lagasse
Paul Lagasse Staff Accountant Shorecrest Preparatory School
Sandy Michaud
Sandy Michaud Controller Marist School
Christy Mitchell
Christy Mitchell Human Resources Director San Antonio Christian School
Brady Orr
Brady Orr Accounts Receivable Clayton-Bradley Academy
Micah Patterson
Micah Patterson Senior Accountant The Lovett School
Allison Pearson
Allison Pearson Controller Woodward Academy
Dianne Sagaas
Dianne Sagaas Director of Professional Development MISBO
Melissa Shuman
Melissa Shuman Student Billing and Receivables Coordinator Savannah Christian Preparatory School
Asbury Stembridge
Asbury Stembridge Financial Analyst The Westminster Schools
Elizabeth Sudderth
Elizabeth Sudderth Business Office Analyst Shorecrest Preparatory School
Ann Michele Sweeney
Ann Michele Sweeney Director of Finance The Benedictine Schools of Richmond
Terry Thompson
Terry Thompson Director of Finance & Operation Highlands School
Angela Warrier
Angela Warrier Accounts Payable/Budget Coordinator Marist School
Torrey Williams
Torrey Williams Chief Information Officer Westminster
Jessica Yandell
Jessica Yandell Assistant Controller The Westminster Schools
4 Other Registered Attendees


June 11
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Registration
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM Reception
6:15 PM - 8:00 PM Dinner & Opening Session Sustaining the Humanity in Education
June 12
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration and Breakfast
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Welcome and Opening Session Emerging Benefit Strategies and 2023 Benefits Benchmarking Insights
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Key Accounting Controls for Independent Schools
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Lunch
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Best Practices for Dealing with Pushy Parents: How to Avoid Litigation
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Payment Card Processing: 'Put it on the Underhills'
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Cyber Security Meets HR and the Business Office:  The Inevitable Collision Course
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Informal Happy Hour
June 13
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM The New Mandatory State Payroll Tax for Long Term Care - Coming to a State Near You?
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM SIG Hour
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Find Security Benefits and Cost Savings in Your Print Management System
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For More Information:

Dianne Sagaas
Dianne Sagaas
Director of Professional Development MISBO (404)921-3812

Here's what past attendees have said...

"This was a welcoming and thorough event that was skillfully directed at many Business Office positions and issues. I never felt like any of the sessions weren't directed at me. I gained knowledge from every session."

"This conference was one of the best I have attended. This was the first time I brought my whole team. I will do that in the future!"

"I enjoy the smaller size of the conference because it allows me to get to know the other attendees."

"It was great for my team to participate. They gained a lot of knowledge and experience at this conference."