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Driven to find a better way

The School Cash Suite was first imagined by our founders – two high school office administrators – over 20 years ago, who knew “there had to be a better way”.  Picture their school environment: Over 1,400 students, 100 teachers, and an office that wouldn’t stop.  On any given day, endless flows of cash, checks, permission forms, and order forms burdened the office staff with time consuming and manual work. The demands of staying on top of every detail were overwhelming. So they took what they knew how to do on paper, and designed an application to automate the process. They didn’t set out to build an accounting solution, or an online payment system, or a comprehensive software suite for that matter, but rather they set out to give back precious time to their peers in similar roles, everywhere… and they succeeded.

Meet Kim and Evelyn the founders of KEV

Leading By Diversity

Meet Kim and Evelyn the founders of KEV

Driven to find a better way

The School Cash Suite was first imagined by our founders – two high school office administrators – over 20 years ago, who knew “there had to be a better way”.  Picture their school environment: Over 1,400 students, 100 teachers, and an office that wouldn’t stop.  On any given day, endless flows of cash, checks, permission forms, and order forms burdened the office staff with time consuming and manual work. The demands of staying on top of every detail were overwhelming. So they took what they knew how to do on paper, and designed an application to automate the process. They didn’t set out to build an accounting solution, or an online payment system, or a comprehensive software suite for that matter, but rather they set out to give back precious time to their peers in similar roles, everywhere… and they succeeded.

Leading By Diversity

Built by education for education

Built by education for education

By using the School Cash Suite, school districts big and small benefit from one of the most secure, trusted, and fastest growing software products in public education. The Suite has evolved considerably over the past 20 years, informed and shaped by user feedback, our advisory council, industry leaders in accounting, fraud prevention experts, and educational policy advisors. Because it was designed by school staff for school staff, the Suite simplifies tasks and saves time for all. And because it was well informed by school district finance leaders, it provides the transparency, visibility, reporting capabilities and peace of mind that school district business officials require.

Loved by the parent community

Among all of the Suite components, the powerful online parent payment system – known as SchoolCashOnline – is a parent favorite. It provides an unparalleled experience for the parent community, shifting their experience from the messiness of cash and check payments to the convenience of online payments. At the same time, it transforms the need for parents to submit information to their schools through cumbersome paper based forms to smart and simple online digital forms. No more papers crunched at the bottom of backpacks, and no more missed notifications. The simplicity of it all has been so well received, it has driven parent usage rates in some schools to as high as 100%! And like never before, parents feel more connected, informed and engaged in school activities and events.

Parents and Students

Built by education for education

Built by education for education

By using the School Cash Suite, school districts big and small benefit from one of the most secure, trusted, and fastest growing software products in public education. The Suite has evolved considerably over the past 20 years, informed and shaped by user feedback, our advisory council, industry leaders in accounting, fraud prevention experts, and educational policy advisors. Because it was designed by school staff for school staff, the Suite simplifies tasks and saves time for all. And because it was well informed by school district finance leaders, it provides the transparency, visibility, reporting capabilities and peace of mind that school district business officials require.

Parents and Students

Loved by the parent community

Among all of the Suite components, the powerful online parent payment system – known as SchoolCashOnline – is a parent favorite. It provides an unparalleled experience for the parent community, shifting their experience from the messiness of cash and check payments to the convenience of online payments. At the same time, it transforms the need for parents to submit information to their schools through cumbersome paper based forms to smart and simple online digital forms. No more papers crunched at the bottom of backpacks, and no more missed notifications. The simplicity of it all has been so well received, it has driven parent usage rates in some schools to as high as 100%! And like never before, parents feel more connected, informed and engaged in school activities and events.

Our Leadership Team

Bram Belzberg, Chairman and CEO

Bram Belzberg

Chairman and CEO

Since joining KEV Group in 2009, Bram has played a leading role in product development, business operation, and strategy leading to significant and consistent growth across the business.

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Evelyn Eagle, Co-founder and Director of Client Services of KEV Group

Evelyn Eagle

Co-Founder / Director of Client Services

A co-founder and treasurer for the KEV Group, Evelyn is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years of education experience.

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Kim Vivian-Downs, CoFounder and Vice President of KEV Group

Kim-Vivian Downs

Co-Founder / Vice-President

A co-founder of the KEV Group with more than 18 years of experience working in education, Kim is a passionate and active member of the sales and marketing team.

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Joshua Shuval, Director of Operations and Risk Management at KEV Group

Joshua Shuval

Director of Finance, Operations & Risk Management

Josh, who joined KEV Group in 2010, is responsible for finance, risk, coordination of special projects, product design, employee growth and product and client management.

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Kobi Ofir, CTO of KEV Group

Kobi Ofir

Chief Technology Officer

Kobi joined KEV Group in 2018 and leads development of new products, software and user-experience enhancements, technical support for our school board partners, and helps strengthen our risk policies and procedures.

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Our client success team is made up of former school district finance officials who collaboratively serve the common business vision of all districts: to increase accountability, advance transparency and reporting, and effectively manage school finances. Alongside this vision, we are focused on dramatically reducing the cumbersome workload and complexity of tasks for school finance secretarial staff, while improving on the community experience for parents and students.

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