Patrick DeGeorge will join the Matawan Aberdeen Regional School District as the new business administrator on Monday, Dec. 3.
DeGeorge comes to Matawan from Freehold Borough, where he worked as the school business administrator and the board of education secretary, according to Superintendent David Healy. DeGeorge is a member of the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials and an executive board member of the Monmouth County Association of School Business Officials.
He will earn a salary of $137,000.
"I have a high level of confidence in his abilities to seamlessly transition into the MARSD and to lead our district's business office as an important member of our Central Office Cabinet," Healy said.
The current business administrator is James Strimple, who was appointed by the board of education as an interim. Strimple will continue to work as a consultant as needed in Matawan for the month of December to help ease the transition process, Healy explained.
"I want to thank Mr. Strimple for his leadership as the district's financial advisor for nearly two years where he has been invaluable a member of our administrative team," said Healy. "We have all benefited from his knowledge, experience and expertise where we have been able to accomplish so much in so little time."
Strimple will join Freehold Borough as the interim business administrator.