Contact Information for the Financial & Business Services Area
Mailing Address:
Department of Public Instruction
6326 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-6326
Physical Address:
Department of Public Instruction
301 N Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27601-2825

General Phone Numbers:
Main: 919.807.3600
Fax: 919.807.3604

Organization Chart
(pdf, 54kb)   LAST UPDATED: MAY 5, 2017

Who We Are - Booklet
(pdf, 342kb)    LAST UPDATED: NOVEMBER 28, 2016


Chief Financial Officer: Adam Levinson
Director of Financial Services: Meera Phaltankar
Asst Director of Financial Services: Samiel Fuller
Director of School Business: Alexis Schauss
Asst Director of School Business: Leigh Ann Kerr
Director of Safe & Healthy Schools: Ben Matthews


Accounting Controls and Reporting: Prabha Vijayaraghavan
Accounts Payable and Child Nutrition Claims: Regetta Darden
Agency Business Support: Vacant
Budget Management: Rose Page
Insurance: Eileen Townsend
Licensure: Susan Ruiz
Monitoring and Compliance : Irwin Benjamin
Plant Operation: Kim Lawson
Purchasing and Contracts: Joni Robbins
School Allotments: Lydia Prude
School Nutrition: Lynn Harvey
School Reporting: Gwen Tucker
Textbooks: Drew Fairchild
Transportation: Kevin Harrison


For your convenience, the Financial & Business Services Directory is arranged in the following formats:

By Division
Listings arranged by divisions.

By Section
Listings arranged by sections.

By Staff
Alphabetical listing of staff members.

By Area of Specialty
Listing of specialties and the staff members responsible for each specialty.