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Thank you to the following companies for sponsoring the 2014 conference.

 

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Toshiba Business Solutions – $8,000 Technology Sponsor
From paper to digital, Toshiba Business Solutions is in the business of optimizing your school. We offer unique solutions designed to help you gain efficiencies, minimize waste, consolidate overhead and meet other needs specific to your operation. Bring us your challenge and we will deliver a seamless, affordable, customized solution that helps your school move beyond good to unstoppable. These innovative solutions include:

• A full range of award winning monochrome and color copiers
• Software solutions including document management systems and scanning solutions
• Best-in-class laptops, tablets, flat screens, projectors and interactive whiteboards
• Authorized dealer for HP, Lexmark, KIP and Fujitsu for your printing, wide format and scanning needs
• Digital Signage, Managed Print Services and recycling programs
• Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision science competition for grades K-12.

Put Toshiba to work for you. Whether it is printing and device management, document capture and workflow, device and document security, or digital signage, our experts will provide you with solutions to increase your productivity, workflow and competitive edge.

For more information or for your free consultation, please contact
Todd Campbell – MCPSA Account Executive
Toshiba Business Solutions
Phone: 800-842-5561 x133
E-mail: todd.campbell@tbs.toshiba.com
Website: www.tbs.toshiba.com


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WESTBROOK & CO., P.C. – $4,000 Conference Portfolio Sponsor

School finance is not what we do, it is who we are! Westbrook & Co. has served charter schools in auditing, accounting, payroll, budgeting, special projects and advisory services since the inception of charter schools in Missouri. For many other accounting and auditing firms in the state, school finance is a part-time, summer fill-in work. This is not the case with Westbrook & Co. The firm provides more services to charter schools than all other accounting firms in the state combined. The firm consists of 19 professionals of which nine perform extensive charter school services.

Members of the firm regularly speak at state and local conferences on school finance, attendance and various other topics. They believe in educating their clients and helping them better understand the environment in which they must operate. The firm has a very good relationship with DESE. Westbrook & Co., P.C. has performed special projects for DESE over the last several years. These projects have provided a unique and special insight to the firm’s staff. DESE’s selection of Westbrook & Co. to perform such projects says much about DESE’s opinion of the quality of the firms work.

If you are one of the firm’s many charter clients, then they thank you for allowing them to be a part of your educational process. If you are not a current client, then they encourage you to ask other schools and learn about the “Westbrook difference.” School finance is not what they do; it is who they are! Never under estimate their value.

For more information:
Brad Steele
Westbrook & Company
Phone: (816) 470-3584
E-mail: bs@westbrookcpa.com


 

 

 

 

 

 

Kerber, Eck & Braeckel LLP - $3,000 Lanyard Sponsor

At Kerber, Eck & Braeckel LLP, we understand many of the business challenges that face schools on a daily basis. Our mission is to provide experience in business processes that help schools achieve their financial goals. As a KEB client you have access to our experienced staff. Our culture promotes pro-active client relationships and demands that we develop a clear understanding of your needs and the factors that impact your industry.

Our Charter School Experience:  Shortly after the inception of the Missouri Charter School legislation, we were contacted by attorneys from a St. Louis law firm and agreed to assist them with their community efforts in the charter movement. We have remained active with charters since that time, building a group of partners and managers who know Missouri Charter School compliance. Because we feel strongly that charter schools should operate with the same sound financial discipline and internal controls deployed by well run businesses, we strive to identify individuals to serve on charter school boards and have developed Board of Trustee training for charter schools.

We assist schools in sourcing talented financial managers to improve the quality of the school’s financial reporting.  Our firm has also provided technology consulting, management and support for charter and public schools.  In addition, we have served in leadership roles on charter and public school boards.  We feel confident that we can continue to fulfill the auditing and accounting requirements for Missouri Charter Schools and can provide schools with resources to help with our financial challenges.

Services:

  • Annual Financial Statement Audit - financial statement auditing, institutional and governmental compliance services
  • Preparation of Your School’s Federal and State Not-for-Profit Income Tax Returns
  • Temporary and Periodic Controller and Chief Financial Officer Services
  • Accounts Payable and Payroll Disbursements, Bookkeeping
  • Board Advisory Positions and Board Training
  • Technology Support and Consulting – comprehensive technology audits, network administration, technology cost and management strategies
  • Technology Installation and Implementation for New Schools – from planning through start-up to completion
  • Benefit Plans – 401(k) plans, cafeteria plan design and implementation, plan administration
  • Advisory Services – school to school financial bench marking
  • Third Party Attestation Services – fraud investigation
  • School Performance Metric Reporting – ASBR required reporting assistance, board reporting packets, key metric analysis

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Hertz Furniture – $1,500 Conference Breakout Room Sponsor

Hertz carries furniture for every room in your charter school from 125+ vendors. Our added 25-year/limited lifetime warranty is always included plus complimentary design services. Contact us for more information about buying on contract, exclusively for charter schools, saving you time and money.  Hertz Furniture: The School Furniture Experts.

For more information:
David Mocton

Hertz Furniture
Phone: 800-526-4677
E-mail: dmocton@hertzfurniture.com
Website: www.hertzfurniture.com


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Stinson Leonard Street -  - $1,500 Conference Breakout Room Sponsor

Stinson Leonard Street LLP provides sophisticated transactional and litigation services to clients ranging from individuals and privately held enterprises to national and international public companies. One of the 75 largest law firms in the country, Stinson Leonard Street has more than 520 attorneys and offices in 14 U.S. cities. Learn more at www.stinsonleonard.com.

For more information:
Tricia Workman
Stinson Leonard Street
Phone: 573-636-6263
E-mail: tricia.workman@stinsonleonard.com
Website: stinsonleonard.com