D219 Hires New Chief Financial Officer
The recent departure of former Chief Financial Officer Paul O'Malley has paved the way for a new CFO at School District 219.
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The Niles Township High School District 219 Board of Education appointed Kristine Rull the district’s new Chief Financial Officer at its July 9 meeting. Rull has more than 20 years’ experience in financial and operations management in the private, public and non-profit sectors.
Rull was most recently Senior Vice President and Director of Specialized Markets at Urban Partnership Bank in Chicago, which is recognized for its commitment to community development banking, according to the school district. She also served as Chief Operating Officer for Three Arts Club in Chicago, a non-profit gallery and residence for women in the arts. Rull served Bank One (formerly First National Bank of Chicago) in a number of roles from 1980 to 2001, including Foreign Exchange Trading Manager, directing both the U.S. and London offices.
In public education, Rull served the Chicago Public Schools as Director of School Operations and Renovation. She was responsible for CPS’s $750-million budget for school building renovation, day-to-day maintenance and operations. She started at CPS as Deputy of Instruction and School Management.
Rull holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
In April, Paul O’ Malley, District 219’s fromer CFO, left the district to accept a position at Oswego Community School District 308.