Lewisville ISD on Monday announced the appointment of Paige Meloni as the district’s new chief financial officer.
“LISD has an incredible reputation for financial health checks for public school districts,” Meloni said. “I can’t wait to join the team.”
Meloni will succeed Mark Youngs, who is retiring, according to a district spokesperson.
“I am thrilled to welcome Ms. Meloni to the LISD family on the district leadership team,” said LISD Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lori Rapp. “His extensive experience in education funding will be a tremendous asset to our district as we continue to be good stewards of taxpayer dollars.”
Meloni joins LISD from Region 20 of the Educational Services Center in San Antonio, where she has served as Chief Financial Officer of Commercial Client Services since 2019. At ESC-20, Meloni oversaw the Commercial Director’s Cooperative with more than 80 member districts, including 26 members using administrative support through ESC 20. She also led regional support in federal/state funding and compliance programs, child nutrition services and PEIMS services, according to a district press release.
Meloni has spent her entire 29-year career in the San Antonio area where she was executive director of finance for Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD prior to ESC-20. At SCUC ISD, she led the District Finance Department’s $153 million annual budget and $137 million obligation in 2016. While serving as SCUC ISD’s Executive Director of Finance, Meloni was the President elected from the Alamo Area Association of School Business Officials.
From 2014 to 2019, Meloni rose through the administrative ranks of SCUC ISD where she served as Director of Student and Academic Services, Executive Director of Student and Academic Services, and Executive Director of Special Programs, Grants, Research and Development. .
Before joining the administrative offices, Meloni began her career teaching in the classroom and later became a campus director. She started as a bilingual teacher at John Glenn Elementary at East Central ISD in 1993 and became vice principal at the same school five years later. Meloni was principal of McQueeney Elementary at Seguin ISD from July 2004 to 2011, then principal of Wiederstein Elementary (SCUC ISD) from 2011 to 2014 before moving into district administration.
Meloni received her Bachelor of Arts from Austin College and a Master of Arts from Tulane University and Trinity University. She then earned her superintendent certification from Texas State University.