Freeport Area School District seeks applicants for business manager as theirs departs for Plum

Freeport Area School District is looking to replace its business manager, who has accepted a position at Plum School District.

Ryan Manzer has served as Freeport Area’s business manager for the past eight years. Before that, he served as assistant director of finance for Pine-Richland School District for three years and as a financial analyst for PPG Industries for about two years.

Plum School Board last week voted unanimously to hire Manzer as its chief financial officer with a starting salary of $135,000.

Plum Superintendent Brendan Hyland said then that the district would work with Freeport Area officials for a smooth transition. He said he hoped to have Manzer working for the district by late July.

Freeport Area Superintendent Ian Magness did not return requests for comment on Manzer’s departure or the district’s hiring plans.

Freeport Area School District posted the job opening for a new business manager on its website. Potential…

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