Finance Services

  • CFO

    Susan C. Hatcher
    Chief Financial Officer

    Lanise C. Wright
    Business Services
    Administrative Assistant
    (229) 431-1234

    Mrs. Hatcher's experience in finance spans over 30 years.  She began her career with the Dougherty County School System in 1994 as an Accountant.   During her 28 years with the DCSS, Mrs. Hatcher also served in the roles of Grants Coordinator, Budget Coordinator and Director of Finance. As CFO, Hatcher oversees the financial health of the district, managing its fiscal operations and supporting its mission of accountability and good stewardship. Mrs. Hatcher graduated from Albany State University with a degree in Accounting. 


    To provide, oversee, and maintain the fiscal operations of the school district including: payments to employees and vendors; budget development and management; procurement management; centralized procurement and acquisition of needed goods, services, and construction requirements; centralized warehousing, receiving, and distribution; staff benefits; school nutrition; accounting, fixed asset, and internal audit services.

    Area of Responsibility

    Finance Department

    Yolanda Carter, Finance Director
    (229) 483-6300 ext. 5238


    Larry Johnson, Accounting Coordinator
    (229) 483-6300 ext. 5236

    Budget & Grants Services

    Ava O'Neal Wilson, Budget and Grants Management Coordinator
    (229) 483-6300 ext. 5202


    NeShae Cox, Payroll Coordinator
    (229) 483-6300 ext. 5240 

    Logistical Services

    Sharonda Thompson, Director
    (229) 483-6300 ext. 4453

    School Nutrition

    Shantal Strozier, Interim Director
    (229) 483-6300 ext. 3678

    Staff Benefits

    Kimberly Henderson, Benefits Coordinator
    (229) 483-6300 ext. 5225

  • Business Services
    P.O. Box 3170
    Albany, GA 31706
    (229) 431-1234 (Main)
    (229) 431-1239 (Fax)