Nick Schweizer is Chief Financial and Administrative Officer at Calbright College, where he leads the strategic fiscal policy and planning, budgeting, accounting, contracts and procurement, and asset management functions. Mr Schweizer has over 20 years of experience in public finance and administration of fiscal policies across multiple state-wide programs and agencies ranging from social services to natural resources to K-12 and higher education. In his prior position with the California Department of Education, Mr Schweizer partnered with school district, county office of education, and Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team leadership to help multiple school districts avoid fiscal insolvency and with the California Department of Finance to provide state fiscal relief funding when necessary. While at the California Department of Finance, he worked to develop and implement various initiatives to increase funding for K-12 education and community colleges, correct historical inequities in school district funding, and eliminate most state restrictions on the expenditure of funds. He also supported the creation and administration of initiatives to encourage the state’s public colleges and universities to adopt innovative programs to improve student outcomes and to expand the delivery of courses through technology. In addition, he coordinated and developed budget policies and proposals affecting the state’s child welfare, food assistance, welfare-to-work, and employment development programs.