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LPS announces new Director of Accounting and Payroll

Lincoln Public Schools announced this week that Kelli Ackerman will be the new Director of Accounting and Payroll for LPS.  Ackerman is currently the Business Manager for Holdrege Public Schools and Treasurer of the Holdrege Public Schools Board of Education.

Ackerman has both private and public professional experience.  Previously she worked at Tagge Engineering Consultants as well as Allmand Bros. Inc., both in Holdrege, and, prior to that – served as Business Manager for Arapahoe Public Schools. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration at Kearney State College. 

“Kelli brings 25 years of experience leading school district finances to LPS – and will be a tremendous addition to our school district,” said Liz Standish, associate superintendent of Business Affairs for LPS. “She is known throughout the state for her strong expertise and wealth of knowledge.  In addition, Kelli is recognized as a service-orientated leader.  She received the Nebraska Council of School Administrators Distinguished Service Award in 2017.  Kelli served as President of the Nebraska Association of School Business Officials in 2013-2014 and currently serves on the Public Employee Retirement Board and Board of Directors for Nebraska Public School Advantage.” 

Ackerman will follow Jill Pauley, who is retiring from LPS at the end of 2018.


Published: October 1, 2018, Updated: October 2, 2018

Kelli Ackerman will be the new Director of Accounting and Payroll for LPS.