Mr. John Hutchison, CPA, MBA, SFO

Olathe USD 233
10 Year Member
Board of Directors
Most Valuable Member Silver

Olathe USD 233


Experienced school district administrator, leading financial and operating divisions in strategic planning, customer service and continuous improvement for nearly 25 years, in order to best serve the students, parents, staff and constituents of the Olathe Public Schools. Specialties: financial budgeting and long term planning; increasing efficiency and effectiveness of systems through strong project management; debt structuring and debt rating maintenance/enhancement; new construction planning and oversight; translating complex financial issues into “layman's terms”; public speaking and community outreach.


Saint Louis University
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
1989 To 1991

Saint Louis University
Bachelor of Science- Business Administration
1983 To 1985

University of Missouri- Rolla
1981 To 1983

Job History

Olathe Public Schools
Deputy Superintendent for Business and Operations
July 2018 - present

Olathe Public Schools
Chief Financial and Operations Officer
June 2010 - June 2018

Midwest Public Risk
Chief Financial Officer
January 2009 - June 2010

Christian Brothers College High School
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
January 2000 - May 2007

Francis Howell School District
Associate Superintendent for Finance and Administration
January 1995 - January 2000

Rockwood School District
Director of Accounting
July 1991 - January 1995

Edison Brothers Stores, Inc.
Internal Auditor/Supervisor of Accounts Payable
May 1988 - April 1991

Peabody Energy
Senior Internal Auditor
November 1986 - May 1988

Grant Thornton LLP
Senior Auditor
January 1985 - November 1986

Geographical Region

  • Midwest

Job Classification

  • Chief School Business Official


  • CPA
  • MBA
  • SFO