After an extensive search, the Mahopac Central School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Harvey Sotland as the new Assistant Superintendent for Business, commencing July 24, 2018.
Mr. Sotland earned his Bachelor in Business Administration in Accounting from Siena College. He went on to study at the State University of New Paltz, earning both a Master of Science in Educational Administration and later a Certificate of Advance Study in School Business Administration. In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Sotland holds New York State Certifications as both a School Business Administrator and a School District Administrator.
Before entering public education, Mr. Sotland enjoyed a successful career in the private sector, working for such firms as Coopers & Lybrand, Rae & Sotland, CPAs and Alex Brown & Sons. He also served nine years as the Director of Finance for Horsesmouth, LLC.
In 2006, Mr. Sotland joined the Cornwall Central School District as their Assistant Superintendent for Business. In addition to financial planning and budgeting, Mr. Sotland expertly oversees the operations of Cornwall’s Facilities, Transportation and Food Services.
Mr. Sotland has a proven track record of fiscal stewardship. Through his leadership in a number of areas his current district has one of the lowest costs per pupil in the Mid-Hudson region while maintaining instructional programs and achieving top academic rankings. His expertise in budget development and management has yielded passing budgets year after year. When asked, Harvey’s current Superintendent summed him up by saying, “he’s just the best!”
The Mahopac Central School District’s Board of Education, along with Superintendent Anthony DiCarlo, is excited to welcome and introduce Mr. Harvey Sotland as their new Assistant Superintendent for Business at its June 14, 2018 meeting.