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Kevin Hanson

Director of Finance

At McGillis since 2018

 

Contact Kevin Hanson: khanson@mcgillisschool.org

 

Education:
B.A., Accounting, University of Utah
M.B.A., University of Phoenix

 

Bio:
Kevin has worked at independent schools since 1995, having worked at Rowland Hall and The Children's School in Atlanta, GA prior to joining McGillis. He enjoys reading, cooking, and heading to the Utah mountain lakes and streams for fishing. He just concluded his last year of a two-year stint as President of ABOIS (Association of Business Officers of Independent Schools) and enjoys helping all business leaders at schools.

 

As we celebrate our 30th anniversary, what is your wish for McGillis?
Here's to many more years strengthening our Kehilah as we send prepared, life-long learners/leaders out to repair the world.

 

I am currently reading:
Caste by Isabel Wilkerson

 

I am learning to:
Be a better meat smoker on my Pit Boss.

 

Favorite McGillis Lunch:
Salad Bar

 

Favorite McGillis Moment:
The first day of school each year, as the students express their enthusiasm to be back on campus!

 

The defining moment that led you to your career in education:
Listening to the young students while doing my business work; striving to ensure opportunities that enhance their education.

 

What is a powerful moment you experienced at school (either as a student or an adult)?
Engaging with Administrative Team members to plot the forward direction of McGillis.