Canyons District has a new Business Administrator.
The Board of Education on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 appointed Leon Wilcox to the position, effective immediately.
Wilcox had been serving as the Interim Business Administrator since September 2013.
Wilcox is a seasoned professional with 20 years of governmental accounting experience, with an emphasis on financial reporting, budgeting, and auditing.
As Canyons District’s Director of Accounting from 2009-2013, Wilcox was intricately involved with the 2009 division of $1.5 billion in assets of the former Jordan School District, and was responsible for establishing Canyons’ original and subsequent budgets.
Wilcox, a certified public accountant who earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from Utah State University, also has worked nine years in the Granite School District and six years in the State Auditor’s Office.
“I appreciate all the confidence and support you’ve given me while I’ve served as the Interim (Business Administrator),” Wilcox told the Board after his appointment. “We have accomplished a lot this year, and I have a lot of ideas that I’m excited to implement.”