Meet your Fiscal Services Team:

Kathy Steinert – Director of Fiscal Services
Kathy has been with the District since 2009 when she was hired as the Budget Analyst.  She was promoted to Assistant Business Manager in 2011 and assumed the position of Director of Fiscal Services in 2012.  Prior to working at the District, Kathy had a varied background in accounting and financial analysis with the pharmaceutical company, Bristol-Myers Squibb.  Her twelve years with them included progressively responsible roles in Financial Reporting, Internal Audit, Sales Administration and Pricing and Contracting.  Kathy also worked for Deloitte & Touche and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive status) in the State of New York.  She has a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Kathy can be reached at 541-923-8927 or by email at

Brooks Slyter – Accounting Manager
Brooks came to the District in January 2018 from the City of Bend, where she held several progressively responsible positions as a Financial Accountant, Accounting Manager and most recently Assistant Finance Director over her 11+ years. Prior to working for the City of Bend, Brooks worked as a Financial Auditor of the federal government for the Government Accountability Office (GAO) in Washington, DC. Brooks obtained her Masters in Accounting from Brigham Young University and has the distinction of being a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Brooks can be reached at 541-923-8234 or by email at

Sheri Solesbee – General Ledger Accountant
Sheri is the General Ledger Accountant for the Redmond School District. Sheri is no stranger to Accounting, having spent 25 years working in the field prior to coming to the District. This has taught her the importance of being accurate and compatible with all personalities. Sheri’s varied background in Real Estate, Manufacturing, Retail and Transportation have provided the perfect foundation for the GL Accountant position. Sheri has lived in the Central Oregon/Redmond area since 2001.

Sheri can be reached at 541-923-8256 or by email at

Marc Balsalobre – Accounting Specialist
Marc is an Accounting Specialist for the Redmond School District and has been with the district since September 2011.  Marc provides general support to the business office and the district for the Accounts Payable (AP) function. Marc is the Fiscal Services primary point of contact for AP inquiries and issues.  He provides assistance and guidance in completing the purchase order process, answering questions and routing requests. Marc also provides oversight and assistance to Fiscal Services and the District for purchasing processes and procedures.

Marc can be reached at 541-923-8243 or by email at

Vicki Avila – Financial Analyst
Vicki joined the Redmond School District in October 2016 as the Financial Analyst. She has a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Social Work degree from Hunter College in New York City. Her experience prior to working at the District included computer systems consulting and human resources management at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), followed by a career in social work in the mental health and substance abuse fields. For 13 years, Vicki was a psychotherapist in, as well as the administrative director for, a successful private psychotherapy practice co-owned with her husband, Michael. She is also a Certified Professional Bookkeeper and owned her own bookkeeping services company.  Vicki is a native Oregonian, and is happy to be back home after many years living in the New York City metropolitan area.

Vicki can be reached at 541-923-8255 or by email at

Esther Orozco – Payroll Specialist
Esther came to the Redmond School District in May 2018. She joins us from St. Charles Health System in Bend where she had been employed since 2014.  At St. Charles, Esther was a Payroll Technician and the Accounts Payable Coordinator. Prior to joining St. Charles, Esther worked for ODOT as a Payroll and Benefits Specialist.  Esther is fluent in written and spoken Spanish.

Esther habla y escribe español con fluidez.

Esther can be reached at 541-923-8241 or by email at

Sherrie Reynolds – Payroll / HR Specialist
Sherrie came to Redmond School District from High Desert ESD where she processed payroll for two smaller districts. Prior to her education sector experience, Sherrie worked in fiscal positions within the Forest Service and Homeland Security, as well as various positions in Payroll, Benefits and Human Resources in the private sector. She is a native Oregonian but has moved around the country as a military wife and re-settled in Central Oregon in 2012. Sherrie is your primary contact for questions regarding TimeClock Plus, school and employee calendars, “orchids,” stipends, longevity and vacation pay, and annual salary schedules.

Sherrie can be reached at 541-923-8244 or by email at