NBOA Leadership Academy: 2022-23 Cohort

In Partnership with Vanderbilt University's Independent School Leadership Program
Nominations for the 2024-25 Cohort will open Fall 2023.
If you have any questions, please contact programs@nboa.org.

Program Mentors

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Palmer Ball

Assistant to the Head for Finance and Strategic Planning

St. Joseph's Catholic School

Greenville, SC

Nancy Greene

Nancy Greene

Vice President of Finance and Operations/CFO

Pine Crest School

Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Donna Pacchioni

Retired CFO

Formerly Hawken School

Gates Mills, OH

Chuck-McCullagh

Chuck McCullagh

Chief Financial Officer

The Williston Northampton School

Easthampton, MA

Jeff Shields

Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE

President and CEO

National Business Officers Association (NBOA)

Washington, DC

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Program Participants

Stephanie Alvarez

Stephanie Alvarez

Controller

The Awty International School

Houston, TX

Tanya Bakken

Tanya Bakken

Controller

Shattuck-St. Mary's School

Faribault, MN

Jo-Ann Bevis

Jo-Ann Bevis

Director of Financial Operations/Controller

Brooks School

North Andover, MA

Kristin Bierle

Kristin Bierle

Executive Director and Co-Founder

Alzar School

Cascade, ID

Lynda Casarella

Lynda Casarella

Chief Financial Officer

Poly Prep Country Day School

Brooklyn, NY

Jennifer Cookston

Jennifer Cookston

Controller

Baylor School

Chattanooga, TN

Erin Edwards

Erin Edwards

Director of Finance and Operations

Saint James Episcopal School and Church

Warrenton, VA

Rudy Fabry

Rudy Fabry

Director of Finance

Friends' Central School

Wynnewood, PA

Tina Farnsworth

Tina Farnsworth

Director of Finance and Operations

The Wyndcroft School

Pottstown, PA

Daniel Groves

Daniel Groves

Business Manager

International School of Uganda

Kampala, Uganda

Tanya Hogan

Tanya Horgan

Business Manager

Kent School

Kent, CT

Amber Johnson

Amber Johnson

Director of Finance

The Branson School

Ross, CA

Jennifer Kayayan

Jennifer Kayayan

Chief Financial and Operating Officer

Colegio Maya

Guatemala City, Guatemala

Christopher Mackey

Christopher Mackey

Director of Finance

Boston College High School

Boston, MA

Patrick Meehan

Patrick Meehan

Chief Financial Officer

La Salle Academy

Providence, RI

Karen Ortiz

Karen Ortiz

Controller

Campbell Hall

Los Angeles, CA

Will Powers

Will Powers

Director of Finance and Operations

The Pike School

Andover, MA

Zoe Schwam

Zoe Schwam

Controller/Director of Financial Reporting

Portledge School

Locust Valley, NY

Joe Sharp

Joe Sharp

Chief Financial and Operating Officer

Jewish Leadership Academy Inc.

Pinewood, FL

Cheryl St Pierre-Sleboda

Cheryl St. Pierre-Sleboda

Chief Financial Officer

Indian Mountain School

Salisbury, CT

Laura Turner

Laura Turner

Assistant Head of School for Finance and Operations

Franklin Road Academy

Nashville, TN

Drew Upchurch

Drew Upchurch

Director of Auxiliary Programs

The Bolles School

Jacksonville, FL

Risa Vine

Risa Vine

Business Manager

Allen-Stevenson School

New York, NY

Cole Whiting

Cole Whiting

Director of Finance

Hawken School

Gates Mills, OH

Danielle Whitten

Danielle Witten

Director of Finance and Operations

Foothill Country Day School

Claremont, CA

Program Leadership

Jennifer Hillen

Jennifer Osland Hillen, CPA, CGMA

Chief Learning Officer

National Business Officers Association (NBOA)

Nashville, TN

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Patrick Schuermann, Ed.D.

Educational Consultant

The Nashville Leadership Group

Nashville, TN

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