Wentzville School Board Candidate: Michael Spiroff

Wentzville Patch is bringing you profiles of all the candidates running for the Wentzville School Board.

Name: Michael Spiroff

Contact information: Email msp2@centurytel.net

Personal information: Age 45, Kimberly Spiroff (wife), Jordan "Jory" Spiroff (son); Education at St. Louis University, Master's in Finance, and Purdue University, Bachelor's in Mathematics

Previous elected offices: none

Related experience:

  1. 2012 Endorsement from Wentzville Federation of School-Related Employees – Local 4894
  2. Telecommunications Risk Management Association (TRMA) – Three-year Committee Chair
  3. Association of Credit & Collection Professionals (ACA) – Certified Consumer Credit Executive
  4. & Parishes (Lector)

What is the primary reason you are running for this office? Now, more than ever, the has an excellent opportunity to improve in both educational and fiscal discipline.  My background can help the Wentzville School Board to balance these two, oftentimes, contradictory disciplines.

What will be your single most important priority if you are elected? To keep the best educators within the Wentzville School District in the Wentzville School District.  This eliminates the transfer of educational and financial wealth to other school districts and, in turn, keeps local tax dollars in the Wentzville School District.

What sets you apart from other candidates? My managerial experience at Verizon in Weldon Spring, which requires both diplomacy and fiscal prudence, in that my position assimilates shared services across Verizon Telecom, Verizon Business, and Verizon Wireless through economies of scale.

How long have you lived in the district? Five years

What's your favorite thing about the Wentzville School District? The opportunity to evolve the fastest growing school district in Missouri into the best school district in Missouri.

What is the biggest problem that you believe the district will face in the future? Controlled growth. The ability to balance the needs of the present with future demographics.


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