ROCKLAND — The Rockland area school district has hired a new business manager.
Peter “Max” Black will be the new business manager for Regional School Unit 13, the district announced Monday, July 18.
With more than 20 years of business management experience in various industries, Black brings deep insight and experience to improving operational efficiency, fiscal health and system productivity, the district said in the press release. .
He began his career in the restaurant industry across Colorado, Alaska and the Mid-Atlantic. During these years, he honed his interest in people management, team building, and financial controls while leading and overseeing large-scale budgets and multi-state restaurant operations. Since moving to Maine in 2012, Black has continued to grow as an enterprise systems leader by taking on roles in the private and not-for-profit sectors to advance the operational and financial performance of technology companies and of health.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Masters in Organizational Management from New England College in Henniker, NH He lives in the Midcoast with his wife, two school-age children, and their big red dog, Hobbes. An avid hiker and skier, Black can be found on New England peaks year-round, the district said.
His first day of work will be August 8.
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