Senior Administration & Board Members

Senior Administration

Led by the President, Pine Crest School senior administration includes accomplished subject matter experts in independent school academics and college counseling, admission advancement, finance and operations, law, and marketing communications.

  • Dr. Dana Markham ‘18H, President

Fort Lauderdale Campus

  • Marcia Hunt ‘12H, Director of College and Academic Advising
  • Dr. Anita Tychsen, Vice President of Academics
  • Joseph Walters ‘95, Head of Upper School
  • Dr. Amy Varo-Haub, Head of Middle School, Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Dr. Kristin Shealy, Head of Lower School
  • Keri Kolettis, Head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Science Curriculum Academic Advisor
  • Lisa Ockerman, Executive Director of Educational Design, Strategic Initiatives, and Institutional Research
  • Krista Promnitz ‘97, Assistant Head of Upper School / Dean of Student Services / Interim Director of the Learning Network

Boca Raton Campus

  • David Clark, Head of School, Boca Raton Campus
  • Kristi Combs, Assistant Head of School and Head of Middle School
  • Melanie Connors, Associate Head of School, Head of Lower School, Vice President of Admission

Dual-Campus Advancement and Operations

  • Christine Dardet, Vice President of Marketing Communications
  • Nancy Greene, Vice President of Finance and Operations/Chief Financial Officer
  • Joseph Markham, Vice President of Security and Support Services and Crisis Management Director
  • Susan Peirce, Vice President of Advancement
  • Uche Pendergast, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Jim Sullivan, Director of Enrollment Management
  • Dr. Whitney Walters-Sachs ‘92, Vice President of School and Legal Affairs

Board of Trustees

Pine Crest School’s Board of Trustees, in conjunction with the School President, focuses on the strategic direction and the success of the School in fulfilling its mission. Members of the Board have a fiduciary responsibility to the School and work in partnership with the School President to implement solid fiscal practices.

  • Suzanne Gleiber Sandow, Chair
  • Jay Schwedelson, Vice Chair
  • Brian Bernick, M.D.
  • Sheila Carnicelli
  • Archana Chawla
  • Heather Edwards, D.V.M.
  • Kevin Ferro
  • Jonathan Hage
  • Ronnie Haligman ’85
  • Hamid Hashemi
  • Tim Ingham ’83
  • David Kantor
  • Barbara Landry
  • George LeMieux
  • Ashley Palmer Lindsay ’99
  • Xiaoyi (Alicia) Ma
  • Mark Malis
  • Evan Packer, M.D. ’90
  • Todd Rosenberg ’95
  • Richard Sasso
  • Randi Stanley
  • Michele Stocker ’83, Past Chair