Jay Toland, Associate Superintendent of Business Operations

  • Jay Toland joined Cumberland County Schools in June of 2022 as the Associate Superintendent of Business Operations. Most recently, Toland served the local community as a City of Fayetteville Assistant City Manager and Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Toland consistently delivered a clean comprehensive annual financial report. Additionally, he closed $250 million in debt financing and increased interest revenue by 60 percent.

    Toland earned his master’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in 2007 and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2002. He has worked in the Sandhills area since 2001.

    Toland has experience with local school districts. He served on the Hoke County Board of Education as an assistant finance officer and the Scotland County Board of Education as the chief financial officer.

    A Certified Managerial Accountant, Toland holds multiple certifications and has published articles in trade publications. He published a book in 2016, "Public School Finance Decoded" and is a past president of the North Carolina Association of School Business Officials.