Division of Finance & Business Services

  • Mission Statement

    "The Mission of the Division of Finance & Business Services is to provide competent leadership and senior expertise in administering and coordinating the business support functions in a manner that facilitates student achievement and the continual cultivation of a high-performing workforce within available resources."
    Gary Jeppesen, MBA, Chief Financial Officer, earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Montana and a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Economics from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  He is a member of the Florida School Finance Officers' Association and a member of the Government Finance Officers' Association.

    Mr. Jeppesen worked more than 25 years in private industry in a variety of finance, operational and technical senior-management positions and joined Pinellas County in 2024 as Chief Financial Officer.  He is responsible for the oversight of the district's nearly $1.6 billion dollar budget as well as the reporting of FTE enrollment information to the state.




    Please view the Organizational Chart for the department structure and contact information for the Finance Division.
    View current and historical financial data and trends reports.
    Our address is: 
    Pinellas County Schools 
    Administration Building
    301 4th Street SW
    Largo, Florida 33770
    Phone: 727-588-6172
    Fax: 727-588-6525
    We appreciate your interest in Pinellas County Schools.

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