Phone: 815-220-2748


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Lori Whalen

Business Manager


Responsibilities –

  • Oversee payroll, benefits, accounts payable and bookstore functions
  • Manage financial reporting to various stakeholders, including the Board of Education and State of Illinois
  • Collaborate with Administration and budget managers to achieve financial goals


Academic Preparation –

  • M.S.Ed., Northern Illinois University
  • B.S., Illinois State University


Professional Registrations/Endorsements –

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Registered State of Illinois
  • Chief School Business Official (CSBO) endorsement


Professional Affiliations –

  • Illinois Association of School Business Officials (IASBO)
  • Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)