(July 11, 2022) Cheltenham School District is proud to introduce Mr. Joshua Sweigard as its new director of business services, effective Monday, Aug. 15. The board of school directors voted to approve his appointment at its Tuesday, June 14 legislative board meeting.
Sweigard comes to Cheltenham after serving as the business manager at Bristol Township School District for the past five years. At Bristol Township, Sweigard oversaw all business operations of a $150M budget, and supervised the facilities, food service and transportation operations. He also planned and oversaw construction of multiple district buildings and facilities, and developed five-year financial and capital plans to address the District's aging infrastructure.
Prior to working at Bristol Township, Sweigard spent 12 years as an auditor at several public accounting firms where he organized and supervised financial statement audits of school districts and local governments in the Philadelphia area, in addition to consulting on administrative accounting functions.
Sweigard graduated from Lebanon Valley College in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and a minor in business administration. As an undergraduate, he was a member of the Phi Kappa Pi Business and Economics Honor Societies. In 2009, Sweigard became a certified public accountant.
In his free time, the Hatboro, Pennsylvania, resident volunteers for local youth sports and nonprofit organizations.