For the last 3 years, Mr. Abbott has been the Associate Superintendent – Business Services at Sonoma Valley Unified School District (SVUSD). Prior to SVUSD, Mr. Abbott worked in School districts in Marin County in a similar role. He is a former Board Trustee of the Miller Creek School district in San Rafael. Prior to his work in Education, he was a senior executive at Bank of America and a Principal Consultant at Price Waterhouse consulting organization. Mr. Abbott has served on boards for Buck Institute of Education and The Marin School of Environmental Education. He lives in Petaluma with a 1st grade teacher, Mimi.