Administrative Team

List of 22 items.

  • Mason Lecky, Head of School

    Mason Lecky became Head of St. Christopher's School in 2016. Before returning to his hometown of Richmond, Mason served St. Albans School in Washington, DC, as a teacher, coach, and administrator. From 2009 to 2016, Mason was the Head of School at St. Andrew's Episcopal School in New Orleans. A 2014 Columbia University Klingenstein Fellow, Mason holds an undergraduate degree in history from the University of Virginia and a master's degree in education from Harvard University. He has served on the Board of the Southwestern Association of Episcopal Schools, as Chair of the Elementary Accreditation Committee for the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest, and as Vice President of the Louisiana Association of Independent Schools. Mason presently serves on the Richmond Chapter Board of the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities. Mason and his wife, Megan, have two sons and one daughter.
  • Susan Cox, Director of Marketing and Communications

    Susan Cox joined St. Christopher’s as Director of Communications in 2005 and currently serves as Director of Marketing and Communications.  Early in her career, Susan spent 11 years at Central Fidelity Bank (now Wells Fargo) in a variety of Marketing Department roles, including Director of Public Relations.  Susan holds a bachelor's degree in marketing management from Virginia Tech’s Pamplin School of Business.  Susan is a two-time Admissions Marketing Awards Gold Winner and the recipient of a CASE Circle of Excellence Silver Medal.  Susan and her team were awarded a National Capital Chesapeake Bay Awards Emmy in the Outstanding Documentary-Cultural category for the centennial video Doctor’s Dream: The First 100 Years.
  • Hiram Cuevas, Director of Academic Technology

    Hiram Cuevas joined St. Christopher’s in 1991 as a middle school science teacher, advisor, and coach.  During his tenure, he also served as the Middle School Technology Coordinator and as the Director of Summer Programs from 2002 to 2005. In 2006, Hiram managed the deployment of SaintsNet, the school’s first JK-12 student information system.  Hiram was also instrumental in getting St. Christopher's School recognized as the Spotlight School at the Lausanne Learning Conference in 2015. He is currently the Director of Academic Technology and holds the Charles S. Luck II ‘51 Chair of Academic Technology. Hiram holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the College of William and Mary and is a member of the college’s Athletics Hall of Fame.
  • Janine Davila, Director of Auxiliary Operations

    Janine Davila joined St. Christopher’s in 2016 and is the Director of Auxiliary Operations. Janine's role includes overseeing summer programs, the bookstore, facility rentals, Saints' Café and private academic and music tutors. Previously, Janine founded J9 Marketing Solutions, an event planning and marketing company for local nonprofits. She was also the marketing director of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden where she initiated the music series “Groovin’ in the Garden” and helped create the GardenFest of Lights. Janine earned her bachelor’s in Fine Arts from Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • Whitney Edwards, Upper School Chaplain

    The Reverend Whitney Edwards joined St. Christopher’s in 2016 as Upper School Chaplain.  Whitney possesses experience in education and service work through Episcopal churches around the country and through missionary work in Panama.  Most recently Whitney served as Rector at Christ & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Westport, Connecticut, and brings with her a passion for nurturing young people and their families. A graduate of St. Catherine’s, Whitney is fluent in Spanish and holds an undergraduate degree in Anthropology and Religion from University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree from Yale Divinity School.
  • Karen Glasco, Executive Assistant to the Head of School

    Karen Glasco joined St. Christopher’s in 2011. In addition to supporting the Head of School, Karen works with the School’s Board of Governors, the Administrative Team, the Crisis Management Team, and the VAIS Accreditation Committee, among other responsibilities. She assisted the Head of School Search Committee and served on the Internal Transition Committee for the new Head of School.  Prior to coming to St. Christopher’s, Karen served as Executive Assistant to the Episcopal Bishop of Virginia from 1984 until 2009. Prior to that, she worked for the State of Virginia House of Delegates. Karen earned her certificate in paralegal studies from the University of Richmond.  
     
  • Kim Hudson, Director of the Center for the Study of Boys

    Kim Hudson joined St. Christopher’s in 2006 as an Upper School Academic Resource teacher.   She was named Director of the Center for the Study of Boys when the center launched in 2014.  Kim works to promote best practices in engaging and teaching boys through research, professional development, and programming.  She also serves as the Peer Advisor Program’s faculty advisor and as a member of the Community Action Team and the Upper School Guidance Committee.  Previously, Kim worked as an elementary special education teacher in Hanover County, a graduate assistant and course instructor at UVA’s Curry School of Education, and an adjunct professor for the VCU School of Education.  Kim holds bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees from University of Virginia.  Kim is a recipient of the Andrew Jackson Bolling III Faculty Award and the Armstrong-Jennings Award.
  • Warren Hunter, Head of Middle School

    Warren Hunter began his career at St. Christopher’s in 2006 serving as a kindergarten aide.  During his tenure, he as served as a middle school history teacher, a 7th grade Forum teacher, a 9th grade health teacher, a summer camp counselor, and has coached football, basketball, and baseball.  While serving as Director of Middle School Student Life in 2016, Warren assumed the role of Interim Head of Middle School and was named Head of Middle School later that year.  Warren received a bachelor's degree from Washington and Lee University, a master's degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a doctoral degree from the College of William and Mary.
     
  • Jim Jump, Upper School Academic Dean and Director of College Counseling

    Jim Jump, Academic Dean and Director of College Counseling, has served St. Christopher’s since 1990, after having previously been an admissions officer, professor, and coach at the college level.  He is a Past President of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (the professional organization for college admissions officers and secondary school counselors).  Jim’s expertise makes him a sought-after source for the media, having been interviewed on NPR’s “All Things Considered” and quoted on the front page of the New York Times and in the Chronicle of Higher Education.  Jim teaches Public Speaking in the Upper School, coaches varsity baseball  and is Assistant Varsity Basketball Coach.  He received a bachelor's degree from Randolph-Macon College and a master's degree from University of Delaware.
  • Sarah Mansfield, Assistant Head of School

    In 2012, Sarah Mansfield joined St. Christopher’s in the new role of Assistant Head of School.  She works with cross-divisional groups of faculty members on curricular initiatives, professional development, and all-school programming, teaches a middle school Leadership and Communications class, serves as an upper school advisor and x-term teacher, and coaches a lower school Battle of the Books team.  Before joining St. Christopher's, Sarah served as founding director of Chesterfield County's Center for Leadership and International Relations, taught English at New Kent, Monacan, and James River high schools, created and coordinated James River’s Teachers for Tomorrow Program, and served as a member of Chesterfield County’s Innovation Team for Citizenship and Core Values.  Sarah earned her bachelor’s in English, her master’s in teaching, and her doctorate in educational leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • Cary Mauck ‘79, Director of Admissions

    Cary Mauck returned to St. Christopher’s in 1989 and spent seven years serving as Alumni and Annual Giving Director. Cary moved to the Admissions Office as Director of Middle and Upper School Admissions and assumed the role of Director of Admissions in 2009. Cary is Head JV Basketball Coach and previously coached JV Baseball and 9th Grade Basketball. Prior to working at St. Christopher’s, Cary spent four years with Wheat First Securities. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina and a master's degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. Cary is a recipient of the school’s Andrew Jackson Bolling III Faculty Award and the Distinguished Coaching Award.
  • Dave Menges, Head of Lower School

    Dave Menges became St. Christopher’s Head of Lower School in 2001 after serving as a fifth grade homeroom teacher, director of the Summer Links program, and the Social Studies curriculum coordinator at the Greenwich Country Day School in Greenwich, Connecticut.  He also taught at the third and eighth grade levels.  Dave spent many years as an instructor and course director at Maine’s Hurricane Island Outward Bound School, an outdoor adventure-based school where he worked primarily with 15-18 year old boys and girls. A graduate of Leadership Metro Richmond, Dave had served on numerous local boards, including the Commonwealth Parenting Board of Directors.  He also served as Planning Committee Co-Chair of the 2013 International Boys’ Schools Coalition annual conference hosted by St. Christopher’s.  Dave earned a bachelor's degree from Hobart College and a master's degree from Teachers College of Columbia University.
  • Shawn Moore, Director of Community and Inclusion and Associate Director of Admissions

    A native Virginian, Shawn Moore returned to his home state in 2016 as St. Christopher’s Director of Community and Inclusion and Associate Director of Admissions. Shawn works with the Head of School to coordinate and strengthen the efforts of the faculty, staff, and greater St. Christopher’s community to enhance the inclusive and welcoming nature of St. Christopher’s and to foster a greater understanding and appreciation of diversity at the School and in the Greater Richmond community. Shawn earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Virginia, where he also earned All-American honors as a quarterback.
    Following a professional football career in the NFL with the Denver Broncos, Shawn held several leadership roles in several organizations. He was Director of Sport Partnerships with USA Football, Associate Athletic Director at Howard University, and Dean of Students at St. Albans School in Washington, DC. Prior to joining St. Christopher’s, Shawn was the Director of Community Relations was with the College Football Playoff.
  • Abbey Moring, Director of Extended Day

    Abbey Moring joined St. Christopher’s Extended Day in 2014 and was named Director of Extended Day in 2017. Previously, Abbey worked as a 1st grade and pre-school teacher and also as a private tutor in Virginia, North Carolina, and Colorado. An alumna of St. Catherine's School, Abbey earned her B.A. in English from the University of Colorado and her licensure in elementary education from the University of North Carolina-Asheville. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in education from the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education
  • Ren O’Ferrall ‘85, Director of Athletics

    After graduating from St. Christopher’s in 1985, Ren attended Virginia Military Institute, where he earned an undergraduate degree in Economics. He later earned a graduate degree in Sport Leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University. Ren returned to St. Christopher’s in 1994 as a member of the Lower School Physical Education Department. He has served in numerous capacities during his tenure, including being a three-sport coach for more than 20 years, the Director of Summer Programs and Assistant Athletic Director.  A recipient of the Petey Jacobs Award for Coaching Excellence, Ren was named Director of Athletics in 2015.
  • David Reynolds, CFO/Business Manager

    David Reynolds has served as CFO and Business Manager at St. Christopher’s since 2009.  Prior to joining the School, David was employed with SunTrust Bank and its predecessors in Richmond for nearly 25 years in various commercial banking, credit administration, private wealth management and retail positions.  David received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the College of William & Mary and a master’s degree in finance from Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • Delores Smith, Director of Development

    Delores Smith has served as Director of Development at St. Christopher’s for more than three decades, during which time endowment assets have grown from less than $2 million to more than $60 million, and unrestricted Annual Giving has surpassed $1.5 million.  Philanthropic support from all constituencies has transformed the 60-acre campus and its program, and the grateful and generous alumni continue to hold the national record for day schools in sustained participation in Annual Giving.  Delores has served significant roles with the national Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) as a conference planner and frequent speaker, earning the prestigious Robert Bell Crow Award for distinguished service to her profession, CASE, and St. Christopher’s. Closer to home, she is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and the Virginia Association of Fundraising Executives (VAFRE), who awarded her the Nina Abady Award for demonstrating the utmost excellence in the field of development.  Delores has consulted with educational institutions and other non-profits on the East Coast in strategic planning, Board development, planned giving and fundraising.
  • Tony Szymendera, Head of Upper School

    Tony Szymendera joined St. Christopher’s in 1986 as an Upper School English teacher.  He has also taught history in the Upper School and served in various capacities, including Director of Student Activities, Dean of Students, Director of Upper School and now Head of Upper School.  Tony has coached basketball and football at various levels, but baseball is his passion.  He has been Head Coach of the Varsity Baseball Team since 1988. Tony received a bachelor's degree from Haverford College and a master's from Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • Andy Taibl, Associate Director of Athletics and Leadership Programming

    In 2016, Andy Taibl joined St. Christopher’s as Associate Director of Athletics and Leadership Programming.  Andy spent 13 years at St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School in Alexandria, VA, where he served as Director of Summer and Auxiliary Programs, Associate Dean of Students, Director of Athletics, teacher, and coach.  Andy holds an undergraduate degree in history with a minor in philosophy from Washington College where he was co-captain of the 1998 NCAA Division III Lacrosse Championship team.
     
  • Fran Turner, Director of Global Engagement

    Fran Turner has taught at St. Christopher’s since 1999, when she came on board as a Middle School Spanish teacher.  Currently, Fran teaches Spanish, chairs the Middle School World Languages Department, coordinates international programs as Director of Global Engagement, and coaches the Middle School cross country team.  Before joining St. Christopher’s, Fran spent two years as a news reporter for the Augusta Chronicle in Augusta, Georgia, and taught Spanish in New Orleans and Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, for six years.  Fran holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master’s degree in foreign language education from the University of Georgia.
  • Ann Vanichkachorn, Director of Health Services

    Ann Vanichkachorn joined St Christopher's School in 2013 as the Director of Health Services after many years of clinical practice in the specialty of OB/GYN. After obtaining her OB/ GYN residency at Pennsylvania Hospital/ University of Pennsylvania Health Systems, Ann founded South Hill Women's Health Associates and delivered OB care to several underserved counties in rural Virginia. In 2004, Ann joined Virginia Women's Center in Richmond until she retired from clinical medicine to focus on family needs. At present, her focus is to bring health and wellness to the school in ways such that learning can be maximized across all divisions. Driven by best practices and validated data, Ann hopes to explore novel ways to best serve our school community. Ann received an undergraduate degree in East Asian Art History from the University of Pennsylvania and a medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
  • Davis Wrinkle ‘81, Director of Alumni Affairs and Annual Giving

    A graduate of St. Christopher’s, Davis Wrinkle returned to St. Christopher’s in 1995 as Director of Alumni and Annual Giving. After receiving a bachelor’s degree from Hampden-Sydney College, Davis worked in the Trust Department at Crestar Bank and helped launch a successful residential construction company. Davis serves as a 12th grade advisor and coaches 8th grade baseball.
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