Lewisville ISD appoints new CFO

Paige Meloni began her career as a bilingual teacher in 1993. (Courtesy of Lewisville ISD)

The Lewisville Board of Directors named Paige Meloni the district’s new chief financial officer at a March 21 board meeting.

“I am thrilled to welcome Ms. Meloni to the LISD family on the district leadership team,” LISD Superintendent of Schools Lori Rapp said in a district press release. “His extensive experience in education funding will be a tremendous asset to our district as we continue to be good stewards of taxpayer dollars.”

Meloni joined the district from Education Service Center Region 20 in San Antonio. She has served as CFO of corporate client services since 2019, according to the statement.

Meloni oversaw the business leader’s cooperative with more than 80 member districts, according to the release. She also led regional support in federal and state funding and compliance programs, child nutrition services, and public education information management system services.

She spent the last 29 years of her career in the San Antonio area. She served as Executive Director of Finance for Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD prior to her role in Region 20.

At SCUC ISD, she led the District Finance Department’s $153 million annual budget and $137 million obligation in 2016. While SCUC ISD’s Executive Director of Finance, Meloni was the president-elect of the Alamo Area Association of School Business Officials, according to the statement. .

“LISD has an incredible reputation for providing financial health checks for public school districts,” Meloni said in the release. “I can’t wait to join the team.”

At SCUC ISD, Meloni served as Director of Student and Academic Services; general manager of student and academic services; and executive director of special programs, grants, research and development from 2014 to 2019, according to the release.

Meloni began her career teaching in the classroom and later became a campus director. She started as a bilingual teacher at John Glenn Elementary at East Central ISD in 1993 and became vice principal at the same school five years later. Meloni was principal of McQueeney Elementary at Seguin ISD from July 2004 to 2011, then principal of Wiederstein Elementary at SCUC ISD from 2011 to 2014 before moving into district administration, according to the release.

Meloni earned her bachelor of arts degree from Austin College and earned master of arts degrees from Tulane University and Trinity University, according to the release. She then earned her superintendent certification from Texas State University.

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