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Cindy M. Reilmann, CPA, SFO, Announced as Chief Financial Officer

June 27, 2024 - The SSD Board of Education has approved the selection of Cindy M. Reilmann as the District’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). She will assume the position in late July.

“I am thrilled to join the Special School District as the new Chief Financial Officer. I look forward to bringing my experience and dedication to this incredible district, working alongside the talented staff, and supporting our students' diverse learning needs,” said Reilmann. “I am excited to bring my expertise and passion for financial excellence to this dedicated organization that profoundly impacts the lives of its students and the community."

Reilmann joins SSD from the Ferguson-Florissant School District, where she is currently the assistant superintendent of business services/CFO. Before that role, she served as director of finance for the Francis Howell School District and as the director of business/CFO for the Fort Zumwalt School District. She has also worked as a school finance consultant for the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). She began her career with the Missouri State Auditor’s Office. 
 
With more than 25 years as a school business official, Reilmann has invested many years as a servant leader with the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International and Missouri ASBO, chairing and serving on committees, presenting at conferences, contributing to association publications, and encouraging school business officials to share their stories on the state and national levels. She is a 2022 ASBO Eagle Award recipient, which recognizes K-12 business professionals for exemplary leadership and service to their districts and the school business profession. Her expertise and dedication to professional learning have led her to earn the ASBO Meritorious Budget Award for the past 16 years (15 years for Francis Howell and for the first time ever in 2023-24 for Ferguson-Florissant), demonstrating her commitment to presenting an accurate and transparent budget to build trust and clearly communicate with stakeholders.

Reilmann holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Southwest Baptist University. Her professional certifications include administrator of school finance and operations (SFO), certified public accountant (CPA), and certified government financial manager (CGFM).