As Chief Financial Officer, Neil Shah is responsible for the financial management of CICS and its 14 network schools. Neil joined the charter school movement in 2006 with ExED, a nonprofit back-office services provider, where he managed the financial operations for charter schools in California. Neil went on to start Charter Impact, a leading provider of financial management services for charter schools in California. Most recently, Neil was COO of Grimmway Schools, an emerging charter school network in central California. Neil received his B.S. and M.B.A from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. In his personal life, Neil enjoys spending quality time with his wife and their young son.