Steven Bassett was named the Chief Financial Officer for Fort Bend ISD in 2013. Bassett has more than 20 years of experience in the financial sector and has worked for public school districts since 2003.
Prior to joining Fort Bend ISD, Bassett was the Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Budgets at Northside ISD and the Chief Financial Officer/Associate Superintendent for Financial Services and Business Operations for San Antonio ISD. He also worked as the Senior Director of Budgets and Financial Control for North East ISD.
A certified public accountant, Bassett has held leadership positions in several professional organizations including the Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO), the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA), the San Antonio Treasury Management Association (SATMA) and the Alamo Area Association of School Business Officials (AAASBO). In 2011, the San Antonio Business Journal named Bassett one of the best Chief Financial Officers in the city.
Bassett, an Eagle Scout and a 20-plus gallon platelet donor, holds a bachelor's and master's degree in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin. He and his wife, Carolyn, have three children.