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Rockwood School District

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Chief Financial Officer

Mrs. Cyndy Byous


  • Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations; Association of School Business Officials (ASBO)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in California and Missouri
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Major in Accounting: Central Methodist University; Fayette, MO


  • 2023-present - Chief Financial Officer: Rockwood School District
  • 2016-2023 - Chief Financial Officer: Raymore-Peculiar School District
  • 2014-2016 - Director of Finance: IntelliFarms LLC
  • 2012-2014 - Audit Manager: PriceWaterHouseCoopers
  • 2008-2012 - Senior Manager: DSWA Certified Public Accountants, PC
  • 1996-2007 - President and CFO: The Blue Diamond Group
  • 1992-1996 - Director of Accounting and Financial Administration: Resolution Trust Corporation
  • 1985-1992 - Audit Manager: PriceWaterHouseCoopers

Professional Activities and Awards

  • Missouri Association of School Business Officials (MOASBO) - Board Member, 2019-present; Finance Committee, 2017-present; Finance Committee Chair, 2019-present
  • Boy Scouts of America: Board Member, Heart of America Council, 2021-present; District Chair, Spirit Trail District, 2021-present; District Finance Chair, Spirit Trail District, 2018-2020