Brandilyn DePalmaBusiness Center Director(817) 740-7610Brandilyn DePalma earned her Bachelor of Business Administration from Northwood University.She has worked in school finance since 2000 and provides expertise in accounting, businessmanagement, purchasing, facilities, and construction. Having more than 13 years of school finance experience, Brandilyn leads the Business Center team that provides payroll and finance services todistricts and charters. She is also an active member of TASBO and is dedicated to servicing all ofthe business office needs that our districts and charters have in school finance.
Laura WeirBusiness Center Coordinator(817) 740-3602Laura Weir earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Bachelor of Business Science in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington. With over nine years of industry and school district accounting experience, she also holds a Public Budgeting and Financial Management Certificate. She joined the ESC Region 11 in 2014 and currently serves as the Business Center Coordinator.Carol KiteAccounting Assistant(817) 740-7642Carol Kite has worked in data entry and bookkeeping since 1976. Carol is the security administrator for the TxEIS software in the Business Center. She is also responsible for purchasing, accounts receivable, deposits, and finance support.Iris SandovalPayroll Specialist(817) 740-3635Iris Sandoval joined the ESC Region 11 in 2016, with an expertise in payroll. She currently serves as payroll support.Susan MorrisDirector Assistant(817) 740-3604Susan has over 30 years' experience in Retail Operations Management and Business Office Management. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Merchandising from North Texas State University and for the last twelve years, she handled all bookkeeping and finance support for a local district's Athletic department. She joined the ESC Region 11 in 2017 and currently serves as the Director Assistant for the business center.Spencer Davis, MBA, CTSBSBusiness Services Accountant(817) 740-7706Spencer Davis earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Howard Payne University and his Masters in Business Administration from West Texas A&M University. He is also working on his CTSBS certification from TASBO. He joined the ESC Region 11 in 2014 and currently serves as finance and payroll support.Tim Hood, RTSBAAccountant(817) 740-7615Tim Hood earned his Bachelor of Science in Commerce & Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Alabama and his Masters of Education in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies from the University of Texas at Arlington. He has seven years of school finance experience and is an active member of TASBO, being RTSBA certified. He joined the ESC Region 11 in 2016 and currently serves as finance support for the Business Center.
Ashley StephensPayroll Specialist(817) 740-3663Ashley Stephens has two years of corporate payroll experience, and has worked for the ESC Region 11 since 2007. She currently serves as payroll support.Nova PontutiPayroll Specialist
(817) 740-7531Jessica DuranBusiness Services Accountant
Jessica Duran has twelve years of business experience working in both education and industry. She currently processes accounts payables, as well as providing finance support with quality care and excellent customer service.Melissa SackettAccounting Assistant(817) 740-7609Melissa Sackett has been with the ESC Region 11 since 2002 working in the budget and central registration offices. She currently serves in the Business Center working with accounts receivable.Sandra DupuisAccountant
Sandra Dupuis has a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and joined the ESC Region 11 in 2014. She has worked in corporate accounting since 1990 and began working in school business in 2007. She currently serves as finance support for the business center.Christin Graham, CTSBOBusiness Services Accountant(817) 740-3660Christin Graham earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting and has been in school business since 2010. She is an active member of TASBO and currently has her CTSBO certification. She joined the ESC Region 11 in 2017 and currently serves as finance support.
Hank Johnson, CPAConsultant for the ESC Region 11 Business CenterHank Johnson, former Deputy Superintendent for Finance, Business, and Operations for Fort Worth ISD, joined the ESC Region 11 Business Center team in 2014. This is especially exciting because Hank will be bringing his expertise to the Texas school districts and charter schools we serve, assisting them in all aspects of finance and business operations. Hank has previously served in Grapevine-Colleyville, Richardson, and Plano ISD's. With more than 25 years of experience in school business and finance, he was recently named CFO of the year by the Fort Worth Business Press.