NBOA Leadership Academy: 2020-21 Cohort

Lead Faculty

Jeff Shields

Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE

President and CEO
National Business Officers Association
Washington, DC

Patrick Schuermann

Patrick Schuermann, Ed.D.

Faculty and Program Director
Vanderbilt University, Peabody College
Nashville, TN

Program Mentors

Frank Aloise

Frank V. Aloise, Jr.

Chief Financial Officer
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy
Philadelphia, PA

Tracey Fudge

Tracey Fudge

Director of Finance and Operations
Holton-Arms School
Bethesda, MD

Valerie Hughes

Valerie Hughes

Associate Head of School for Finance and Administration
Hathaway Brown School
Shaker Heights, OH

Cindy Stadulis

Cindy F. Stadulis

Chief Financial & Operations Officer
St. Stephen's Episcopal School
Austin, TX

Program Participants

Geoffrey Bennett

Geoffrey Bennett

Director of Finance and Operations
San Francisco Waldorf School
San Francisco, CA

Hajnalka Coon

Hajnalka Coon

Controller
Millbrook School
Millbrook, NY

Thomas Gorman

Thomas Gorman, CPA

Chief Operating Officer
Westover School
Middlebury, CT

John Harrington

Chief Financial Officer
Pingree School
South Hamilton, MA

Kareen Laplanche

Kareen Laplanche

Finance Manager
The American School of Kinshasa
Santa Fe, NM

Meg Miller

Meg Miller

Data and Strategy Analyst
Roland Park Country School
Baltimore, MD

Matt Moore

Matt Moore

Associate Head of School, Operations
Christ Presbyterian Academy
Nashville, TN

Jesse Morrell

Controller
Metairie Park Country Day School
Metairie, LA

Teddy O'Rourke

Teddy O'Rourke

Director of Campus Services
Ethical Culture Fieldston School
New York, NY

Andrew Phelps

Andrew Phelps

Business Manager
Battle Ground Academy
Franklin, TN

Beth Pollard

Beth Pollard, CPA

Assistant Head of School for Finance and Operations
Darlington School
Rome, GA

Mara Ramirez

Mara Ramirez

Financial Analyst/Comptroller
The Baldwin School of Puerto Rico
Bayamon, Puerto Rico

Tonya Rayment

Tonya Rayment

Chief Financial Officer
Rectory School
Pomfret, CT

Sherman Roberts

Director of Analytics and Operations
St. Paul's School
Concord, NH

Stephen Valentine

Stephen Valentine

Sr. Director, Financial Management
Milton Hershey School
Hershey, PA

Melisa Waters

Melisa Waters

Controller
The Bolles School
Jacksonville, FL

Program Faculty

James Palmieri

James Palmieri, Ed.D.

Executive Vice President
National Business Officers Association
james.palmieri@nboa.org
202-407-7144

Jennifer Hillen

Jennifer Osland Hillen, CPA, CGMA

Chief Learning Officer
National Business Officers Association
jennifer.hillen@nboa.org
202-899-3086

Program Facilitator

Jon Hockman

Jon Hockman, CPF, FASAE

Principal
McKinley Advisors
Chicago, IL