Business Office

The shared Business Office for District 67 and 115 is located in the Administration Center on the second floor of the LFHS West Campus Building, 300 S. Waukegan Road. The office is generally open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Business Office is responsible for the fiscal and operational management of the districts, including:

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Employee Benefits
  • Facilities Management
  • Fee Collection
  • Food Service
  • Insurance
  • Payroll
  • Purchasing
  • Technology Services
  • Transportation

A Fiscal Stress Test: How the State’s Decisions Impact The City and Schools of Lake Forest

View the presentation from the October 3, 2017 meeting.


Jennifer Hermes

Chief Operating Officer K-12 / CSBO

Brittany Tjardes

Director of Business Services


Carrie Allen

Payroll Coordinator
Time Sheets, Stipends, Absence Reports

Lisa Gillespie

Systems Administrator
Procurement Cards, Alio Administration, AP Supervisor

Kathy Hughes

Executive Assistant for Finance, Operations, and Business Services
Archives, Certificates of Insurance, FOIA Requests, Student Accident Insurance

Katie Labuhn

Comptroller / CSBO
Cash Receipts, Accounting, Fee Waivers

Natalia Alvarez Martinez

Fee Specialist / D67 Transportation
Student Fees, Registration, Little Scouts Preschool Billing

Kari Steinhaus

Staff Accountant