Financial Services
Financial Services

 Bradley Reuben Johnson, Chief Financial Officer

Bradley Reuben Johnson
Chief Financial Officer

Debra Carter
Executive Secretary
P: 770-426-3310
F: 678-594-8565

Mandy Wissing
Deputy Chief Financial Officer
P: 770-590-4553
F: 678-594-8579

Areas of Responsibility

Mr. Johnson's BIO

Bradley Reuben Johnson has served as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Cobb County School District since 2012. The district is the second largest public school system in Georgia and 23rd largest in the United States. The district has an enrollment exceeding 113,000 students, 15,000 employees and a General Fund Budget exceeding $1 Billion.

Mr. Johnson has more than 3 decades of experience in the areas of finance, budgeting and accounting. Previous roles have included Deputy Chief Financial Officer for Atlanta Public Schools, Deputy Chief Financial Officer for the Cobb County School District, Budget Director for the Cobb County School District and general accounting positions at Ivan Allen Company and United Parcel Service earlier in his career.

He currently directs all finance functions for the school district in the areas of Accounting, Budget & Forecasting, Payroll, Internal Compliance and Auditing, Local School Accounting, Property Asset Accounting, Cash Management, Grants Accounting, Accounts Payable and Capital Project Accounting.

Mr. Johnson obtained a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration & Accounting from Bryan College, Dayton, TN and a M.B.A. in Financial and Business Management from the University of West Georgia, Carrollton, Ga. He is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) and is a Certified Government Financial Manager (C.G.F.M.) sponsored by the Association of Government Accountants (AGA).

Financial Services University (F.S.U.) is an Online Campus of financial procedures for the Cobb County School District. This university provides 24/7 financial procedure access to our customers (Principals, Administrators, Bookkeepers, Secretaries and other interested employees). The Financial Services Division is committed to great internal controls and financial procedures so that taxpayer funds are handled in the most professional, transparent and ethic manner possible.

Access to the University is available on the "Quick Links" section of this webpage

The Financial Services Division is committed to provide excellent customer service to our customers.

  1. Who are our customers?
    • Principals, Administrators, School Bookkeepers, School Secretaries, Cobb County Citizens
  2. Local School Call Center
    Nancy Breu 678-581-6755
    Sandy Heckman 770-426-3481
    Sindy Newcomer 770-426-3305
    Karen Pritchard 770-426-3307
  3. Central Office Department Call Center
    Lori Smith 770-426-3308
    Kerry O'Malley 770-426-3319
    Becky Beck 770-590-4552
  4. Payroll Call Center
  5. Financial Services Division Customer Service Financial Function Listing
  6. Principal's Onboard Checklist for New Bookkeepers
  7. New Principal's Onboard Checklist

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