Secretary of Education Ron Tomalis has declared Harrisburg City School District in Moderate Financial Recovery and has named Gene G. Veno as the district's chief recovery officer, according to a department news release.
Veno, 62, of Lower Paxton Township, previously served on the Scranton School District school board, and developed a strategic marketing plan for the Lebanon Catholic High School for which he was awarded the Nevelyn J. Kinsley Award - 2002 - College Educator of the Year.
He was also an adjunct instructor of business at the graduate and undergraduate levels at Lebanon Valley College, and has served as secretary of the Milk Marketing Board of Pennsylvania and dean of continuing education at Lackawanna Junior College.
He currently consults for the American Association of Public Insurance Adjusters.
"Gene's experience in fiscal management and executive leadership will benefit Harrisburg City School District and the community at large," Tomalis said. "I am confident that Gene will work with the community to restore financial stability to the school district."