Ron Ally snagged a $180,000 job at Harper College.
The former McHenry County College finance guy, left to take the top finance job at Elgin Unit District 46.
There he was paid $189,000.
Ally made his last featured public appearance at McHenry County College explaining how finances were so bad that a tax hike was needed.
The year before he received a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.
At MCC his salary was $141,437.
The Elgin school system is having major financial problems.