Gerald Liu is the Chief Financial Officer at CICS. Outside of providing financial management and controls at 14 network schools, Gerald works with the CICS leadership team as a navigation partner to establish strategic priorities that align with CICS's mission to provide student pathways to success in college and life.
Prior to joining CICS, Gerald worked for 11 years at the Office of Budget and Management at CPS and was responsible for financial budget modeling, portfolio management of over $450M, and lead efforts to improve funding equity at 600+ Chicago Public Schools. Gerald went on to lead the day-to-day and financial operations at Kids First Chicago, a parent-focused education advocacy and policy organization. Along with being a graduate of the University of Michigan where he expanded his devotion to the Michigan sports.....‘Go Blue!'. Gerald also was a visiting fellow with Education Pioneers and received a certificate in Educational Finance from Georgetown University. Outside of football Saturdays, you can typically find Gerald running on the lakefront or finding the best dessert spots in the city with his wife and three girls.