Capital Business Solutions recently assisted the staff of Church Schools in the Diocese of Virginia with their Blackbaud Financial Edge software.

Working with Elizabeth Tolley, IT Director for the Foundation, CBS helped update the Financial Edge version and Patch on the hosted server so that 1099 forms could be printed correctly.

Who are the Church Schools in the Diocese of Virginia?


Church Schools in The Diocese of Virginia, Inc. was created by the Council of the Diocese of Virginia in 1919 to “own and operate a system of schools.”  It is the educational arm of The Diocese of Virginia. Church Schools in The Diocese of Virginia, Inc. is one of the largest Episcopal Church institutions in the United States.  Church Schools serve almost 4,000 students, employ 900 persons, hold property and endowments approaching $400 million, and have annual operating budgets that exceed $130 million. The schools are both coeducational and single-sex.  Some are exclusively day schools, some predominantly boarding and some predominantly day with boarding departments.  All share a common mission to help form young adults of personal integrity, with a commitment to serve others and engage the deep mysteries of this life and the next. Schools include Christchurch, St. Catherine’s, St. Christopher’s, St. Margaret’s, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes and Stuart Hall.

Which CBS Consultant is working with Church Schools in the Diocese of Virginia?

Jason Simpkins – Senior Consultant and Implementation Specialist

Jason graduated from Bluefield State College in Bluefield, WV in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, specializing in Accounting and Management. Since then, Jason worked as an accountant for a CPA firm whose audits consisted primarily of nonprofit and government entities. He also served as a controller for a manufacturing/building company, managing the accounting department and being responsible for month end closing and financial statements for 14 separate companies. Today, Jason uses his nonprofit and accounting skills as an Implementation Specialist and Consultant for Abila MIP Fund Accounting and Blackbaud Financial Edge Services.

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