Faculty & Staff

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Faculty & Staff

Jennia Axelson

Jennia Axelson

Titles: Director of Advancement
Degrees: B.A. Wheaton College, M.A. Eastern Michigan University
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Amy Baldwin

Amy Baldwin

Titles: Human Resources Coordinator, Lower School Latin, Lower School Math, Middle School Humanities, Biblical Studies, ESL
Degrees: B.S.E. Princeton University
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Caitlin Browning

Caitlin Browning

Titles: Explorers Two Teacher
Degrees: B.S. Grove City College, M.A. Rutgers University
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Grace Cho

Grace Cho

Titles: Class One Teacher
Degrees: B.S. University of Maryland, M.A. Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
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Charlotte Chong

Charlotte Chong

Titles: Fine Arts
Degrees: B.M. Oberlin College Conservatory of Music
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Nina Fitzgerald

Nina Fitzgerald

Titles: Fine Arts
Degrees: B.A. Mount Holyoke College, M.A. Rutgers University
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Leigh Flaherty

Leigh Flaherty

Titles: Marketing and Communications
Degrees: B.A. Auburn University, M.A.C. Westminster Theological Seminary
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Sarah Forrester

Sarah Forrester

Titles: Fine Arts
Degrees: B.A. University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music
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May Fung

May Fung

Titles: Upper School Humanities, Fine Arts
Degrees: B.F.A. Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, O.Dip. Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Lisa Ganey

Lisa Ganey

Titles: Class Five Teacher
Degrees: B.A. Messiah College, M.Ed. George Fox University
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Cheryl Greco

Cheryl Greco

Titles: Explorers One Teacher
Degrees: B.S. Southwestern Assemblies of God University
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Wayne Hailstone

Wayne Hailstone

Titles: Middle & Upper School Math
Degrees: B.S. Cairn University
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Christine Harrington

Christine Harrington

Titles: Upper School Humanities
Degrees: B.F.A. Pratt Institute, M.A.T. New Mexico State University
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Jonathan James

Jonathan James

Titles: Middle & Upper School Humanities, Upper School Debate
Degrees: B.A. Grove City College, Ph.D. New York University
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Christina Keddie

Christina Keddie

Titles: Admissions Director
Degrees: B.A. Princeton University, J.D. New York University
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Caroline Lee

Caroline Lee

Titles: Lower School Aide
Degrees: B.A., Post-Bac Wellesley College
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Kelci Lee

Kelci Lee

Titles: Lower School Aide
Degrees: B.S. York College
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Ed MacQueen

Ed MacQueen

Titles: Business Manager
Degrees: BA: Johns Hopkins University
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Janet Madigan

Janet Madigan

Titles: Upper School Humanities, Middle School Debate
Degrees: B.A. Rutgers University, M.A. University of Maryland, Ph.D. University of Maryland
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Emelie McAlack

Emelie McAlack

Titles: Lower School Aide
Degrees: B.S. Cairn University
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Megan Misiewicz

Megan Misiewicz

Titles: International Student Coordinator, ESL
Degrees: B.A. Berklee College of Music
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Anna Moscatiello

Anna Moscatiello

Titles: Middle & Upper School Humanities
Degrees: B.A. Fordham University, M.A. Fordham University
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John Moscatiello

John Moscatiello

Titles: Lower School Latin, Upper School Humanities, Biblical Studies, Fine Arts, College Guidance Officer
Degrees: B.A. New York University, M.A. Fordham, M.A. Notre Dame
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Alaina Nichols

Alaina Nichols

Titles: Executive Assistant to Head of School
Degrees: B.A. University of Nebraska Lincoln
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Kurt Owen

Kurt Owen

Titles: Upper School Math & Science
Degrees: B.S. William & Mary, M.A.P.E. University of Virginia
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Hyme Park

Hyme Park

Titles: Class Two Teacher, Lower School Head
Degrees: B.A. University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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Jee Park

Jee Park

Titles: Operations Director
Degrees: B.A. Rutgers University
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Jonathan Pratt

Jonathan Pratt

Titles: Middle & Upper School Humanities
Degrees: B.A. Princeton University, Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
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Sheree Rambana

Sheree Rambana

Titles: Lower School Aide
Degrees: B.S. Clearwater Christian College
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Kristy Reardon

Kristy Reardon

Titles: Middle School Humanities
Degrees: B.A. Westmont College
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Karen Ristuccia

Karen Ristuccia

Titles: Middle School Humanities, Biblical Studies, Dean of Instruction
Degrees: B.A. Princeton University, M.S. Cairn University, M.Div. Gordon Conwell Seminary, D.Min. Gordon Conwell Seminary
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Joanna Ronelli

Joanna Ronelli

Titles: Health Consultant
Degrees: B.S. Hunter College, M.S. Hunter College
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Danielle Sallade

Danielle Sallade

Titles: Middle School Humanities, Biblical Studies, Middle School Dean
Degrees: B.A. Princeton University, M.Div. Trinity
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Barb Seidle

Barb Seidle

Titles: Class Four Teacher
Degrees: B.A. The College of New Jersey, M.A. The College of New Jersey
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Sharri Steen

Sharri Steen

Titles: Middle & Upper School Science
Degrees: B.S. Calvin College, Ph.D. Baylor College of Medicine
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Alex Vardeman

Alex Vardeman

Titles: Middle School Science, Middle & Upper School Math
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Julia Wallace

Julia Wallace

Titles: Class Three Teacher
Degrees: B.A. University of Tennessee, M.S. University of Tennessee
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Tina White

Tina White

Titles: After-School Coordinator
Degrees: B.A. Syracuse University
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Howe Whitman Jr.

Howe Whitman Jr.

Titles: Head of School
Degrees: B.A. Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University; M.B.A. The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
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Andrew Wille

Andrew Wille

Titles: Upper School Science
Degrees: B.A. Rutgers University, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
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Cindy Willett

Cindy Willett

Titles: Upper School Math & Science, Upper School Governor
Degrees: B.S. Illinois State University, M.S. University of Southampton, Ph.D. University of Colorado
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Patrice Wright

Patrice Wright

Titles: Athletic Director
Degrees: B.S. William Paterson University
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Irving Yang

Irving Yang

Titles: Middle School Science, Middle & Upper School Math, Middle School Dean
Degrees: B.A. Rutgers University, M.Ed. Rutgers University
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Kristen Yonkman

Kristen Yonkman

Titles: Fine Arts
Degrees: B.A. Calvin College, M.A. Westminster Seminary California
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Leo Yoon

Leo Yoon

Titles: Upper School Math, Middle & Upper School Head
Degrees: B.S. Binghamton University, M.Div. Westminster Theological Seminary, M.A. Teachers College Columbia University
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Joshua Young

Joshua Young

Titles: Middle & School Humanities, Biblical Studies, Upper School Governor
Degrees: B.A. Rowan University, M.Div. Biblical Theological Seminary, Th.M. Princeton Theological Seminary
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Staff

Jennia Axelson

Jennia Axelson

Director of Advancement
B.A. Wheaton College, M.A. Eastern Michigan University
Leigh Flaherty

Leigh Flaherty

Marketing and Communications
B.A. Auburn University, M.A.C. Westminster Theological Seminary
Christina Keddie

Christina Keddie

Admissions Director
B.A. Princeton University, J.D. New York University
Ed MacQueen

Ed MacQueen

Business Manager
BA: Johns Hopkins University
Megan Misiewicz

Megan Misiewicz

International Student Coordinator, ESL
B.A. Berklee College of Music
Alaina Nichols

Alaina Nichols

Executive Assistant to Head of School
B.A. University of Nebraska Lincoln
Jee Park

Jee Park

Operations Director
B.A. Rutgers University
School: 6094545333
Karen Ristuccia

Karen Ristuccia

Middle School Humanities, Biblical Studies, Dean of Instruction
B.A. Princeton University, M.S. Cairn University, M.Div. Gordon Conwell Seminary, D.Min. Gordon Conwell Seminary
School: 6094543429
Joanna Ronelli

Joanna Ronelli

Health Consultant
B.S. Hunter College, M.S. Hunter College
Tina White

Tina White

After-School Coordinator
B.A. Syracuse University
Howe Whitman Jr.

Howe Whitman Jr.

Head of School
B.A. Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University; M.B.A. The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Lower School Faculty

Amy Baldwin

Amy Baldwin

Titles: Human Resources Coordinator, Lower School Latin, Lower School Math, Middle School Humanities, Biblical Studies, ESL
Degrees: B.S.E. Princeton University
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Caitlin Browning

Caitlin Browning

Titles: Explorers Two Teacher
Degrees: B.S. Grove City College, M.A. Rutgers University
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Grace Cho

Grace Cho

Titles: Class One Teacher
Degrees: B.S. University of Maryland, M.A. Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
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Charlotte Chong

Charlotte Chong

Titles: Fine Arts
Degrees: B.M. Oberlin College Conservatory of Music
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Nina Fitzgerald

Nina Fitzgerald

Titles: Fine Arts
Degrees: B.A. Mount Holyoke College, M.A. Rutgers University
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Lisa Ganey

Lisa Ganey

Titles: Class Five Teacher
Degrees: B.A. Messiah College, M.Ed. George Fox University
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Cheryl Greco

Cheryl Greco

Titles: Explorers One Teacher
Degrees: B.S. Southwestern Assemblies of God University
Email:
Caroline Lee

Caroline Lee

Titles: Lower School Aide
Degrees: B.A., Post-Bac Wellesley College
Email:
Kelci Lee

Kelci Lee

Titles: Lower School Aide
Degrees: B.S. York College
Email:
Emelie McAlack

Emelie McAlack

Titles: Lower School Aide
Degrees: B.S. Cairn University
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Anna Moscatiello

Anna Moscatiello

Titles: Middle & Upper School Humanities
Degrees: B.A. Fordham University, M.A. Fordham University
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John Moscatiello

John Moscatiello

Titles: Lower School Latin, Upper School Humanities, Biblical Studies, Fine Arts, College Guidance Officer
Degrees: B.A. New York University, M.A. Fordham, M.A. Notre Dame
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Hyme Park

Hyme Park

Titles: Class Two Teacher, Lower School Head
Degrees: B.A. University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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Sheree Rambana

Sheree Rambana

Titles: Lower School Aide
Degrees: B.S. Clearwater Christian College
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Barb Seidle

Barb Seidle

Titles: Class Four Teacher
Degrees: B.A. The College of New Jersey, M.A. The College of New Jersey
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Julia Wallace

Julia Wallace

Titles: Class Three Teacher
Degrees: B.A. University of Tennessee, M.S. University of Tennessee
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Patrice Wright

Patrice Wright

Titles: Athletic Director
Degrees: B.S. William Paterson University
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Middle & Upper School Faculty

Amy Baldwin

Amy Baldwin

Human Resources Coordinator, Lower School Latin, Lower School Math, Middle School Humanities, Biblical Studies, ESL
B.S.E. Princeton University
Charlotte Chong

Charlotte Chong

Fine Arts
B.M. Oberlin College Conservatory of Music
Nina Fitzgerald

Nina Fitzgerald

Fine Arts
B.A. Mount Holyoke College, M.A. Rutgers University
Sarah Forrester

Sarah Forrester

Fine Arts
B.A. University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music
May Fung

May Fung

Upper School Humanities, Fine Arts
B.F.A. Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, O.Dip. Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Wayne Hailstone

Wayne Hailstone

Middle & Upper School Math
B.S. Cairn University
Christine Harrington

Christine Harrington

Upper School Humanities
B.F.A. Pratt Institute, M.A.T. New Mexico State University
Jonathan James

Jonathan James

Middle & Upper School Humanities, Upper School Debate
B.A. Grove City College, Ph.D. New York University, English
Janet Madigan

Janet Madigan

Upper School Humanities, Middle School Debate
B.A. Rutgers University, M.A. University of Maryland, Ph.D. University of Maryland
Anna Moscatiello

Anna Moscatiello

Middle & Upper School Humanities
B.A. Fordham University, M.A. Fordham University
John Moscatiello

John Moscatiello

Lower School Latin, Upper School Humanities, Biblical Studies, Fine Arts, College Guidance Officer
B.A. New York University, M.A. Fordham, M.A. Notre Dame
Kurt Owen

Kurt Owen

Upper School Math & Science
B.S. William & Mary, M.A.P.E. University of Virginia
Jonathan Pratt

Jonathan Pratt

Middle & Upper School Humanities
B.A. Princeton University, Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
Kristy Reardon

Kristy Reardon

Middle School Humanities
B.A. Westmont College
Karen Ristuccia

Karen Ristuccia

Middle School Humanities, Biblical Studies, Dean of Instruction
B.A. Princeton University, M.S. Cairn University, M.Div. Gordon Conwell Seminary, D.Min. Gordon Conwell Seminary
Danielle Sallade

Danielle Sallade

Middle School Humanities, Biblical Studies, Middle School Dean
B.A. Princeton University, M.Div. Trinity
Sharri Steen

Sharri Steen

Middle & Upper School Science
B.S. Calvin College, Ph.D. Baylor College of Medicine
Alex Vardeman

Alex Vardeman

Middle School Science, Middle & Upper School Math
Andrew Wille

Andrew Wille

Upper School Science
B.A. Rutgers University, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
Cindy Willett

Cindy Willett

Upper School Math & Science, Upper School Governor
B.S. Illinois State University, M.S. University of Southampton, Ph.D. University of Colorado
Patrice Wright

Patrice Wright

Athletic Director
B.S. William Paterson University
Irving Yang

Irving Yang

Middle School Science, Middle & Upper School Math, Middle School Dean
B.A. Rutgers University, M.Ed. Rutgers University
Kristen Yonkman

Kristen Yonkman

Fine Arts
B.A. Calvin College, M.A. Westminster Seminary California
Leo Yoon

Leo Yoon

Upper School Math, Middle & Upper School Head
B.S. Binghamton University, M.Div. Westminster Theological Seminary, M.A. Teachers College Columbia University
Joshua Young

Joshua Young

Middle & School Humanities, Biblical Studies, Upper School Governor
B.A. Rowan University, M.Div. Biblical Theological Seminary, Th.M. Princeton Theological Seminary

Board of Directors

Daniel Brox, Board Chair

Daniel is a member of Hope Presbyterian Church in Lawrenceville, NJ. He joined the Wilberforce board in 2013 and currently has two children in the Wilberforce lower school. Daniel began his career as a consultant with Accenture in Chicago. In 1999, he joined ZS Associates, a global sales and marketing consulting firm. In 2011, he was elected as a Principal and Partner in the firm. Daniel graduated magna cum laude from the University of Nebraska in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with minors in Economics and Political Science.


David Rowe

David is Pastor at Hope Presbyterian Church in Lawrenceville. He is also a Lecturer in Practical Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia. David and his wife Awilda are two of the co-founders of The Wilberforce School, and are the parents of two Upper School students. David is graduate of Ithaca College. David worked in the media at the ABC Radio Networks, and in television at ABC Entertainment for almost 15 years. It was during this period that David was invited to Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan in 1994, and came under the power of both the Spirit and the gospel that fall. He left broadcasting in 1997 to attend Westminster Theological Seminary in the Master of Divinity/Counseling program. David was ordained in 2004, and was Associate Pastor at Westerly Road Church (now Stone Hill Church) for five years.


Howe Whitman, Jr., Board Member (Ex Officio)

Howe Whitman, Jr. is Head of The Wilberforce School. He and his wife, Brenda, have four children, all of whom attend or have graduated from TWS. They are also co-founders of TWS. Howe worked for many years in real estate development and investment, for the JBG Companies in Washington, DC, and as President of Canterbury Properties in Princeton. Before his work in real estate, he served as executive assistant to Chuck Colson, the founder and Chairman of Prison Fellowship Ministries. He holds a BA from the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Jonathan Chun

Jonathan is the CTO and co-owner of Alliance Technologies, a contract analytical testing lab near Princeton. His two daughters enrolled at Wilberforce in 2005 and 2006, and attended through 8th grade. He and his family are active members of Stone Hill Church in Princeton, NJ. He is passionate about sharing his love of science and applying chemistry concepts to daily life and has hosted Wilberforce classes and students at his laboratory for field trips and summer internships. He received his BS from the University of Hawaii and his MA and PhD in chemistry from Princeton University. He then worked for a medical device company and FMC Corporation, before co-founding Alliance Technologies in 2001.


Aruna (Dolly) David

Dolly works part-time at Flatworld Solutions, Inc. She graduated with a degree in Electronics and holds an MBA from Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai, India in Human Resources and Information Technology. She was involved with corporate and academic training with a leading technical training institute, and worked as a HR consultant and trainer for global IT companies. She has facilitated Bible and book studies at Princeton Alliance Church, where her family worships. Dolly also facilitates the parent book study at Wilberforce. Her two boys are currently at Wilberforce. She was also involved with the Sunday school at her church in India where she was a worship leader and helped introduce the AWANA methodology and curriculum.

Russ Nixon

Russ is currently Sr. Vice President for Advancement at Cairn University. Russ and his wife Linda have two adult sons. Russ brings his many years of experience in Christian education, leadership and development to the TWS board. He has served in Christian education for 31 years. Russ graduated from Messiah College and received his master’s degree from Temple University. Before coming to Cairn University, Russ served at Delaware County Christian School, first as Athletic Director and later as Director of Advancement.


Ann Toll

Ann has served on the the Buckingham Township Park and Recreation Board and Plumstead Christian School Board and currently serves on the Covenant Church (Doylestown, PA) diaconate and on the board of several non-profit foundations. She graduated from Princeton University and is a graduate of Harvard Law School. She began her career as a corporate attorney in Mergers and Acquisitions for Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. In 1995, she became general counsel of Liberty Ventures, Inc., a Philadelphia-based venture capital firm, where she managed the structuring of the firm’s partnerships and bio-tech investments.


Stephen McLean, Jr.

Steve currently serves as Treasurer and Vice President of Corporate Development at the WIRB-Copernicus Group, a clinical trials services and technology company based in Princeton. Earlier in his career, Steve was involved corporate development and mergers and acquisitions for several energy, mining, and natural resources companies based in the Midwest and Canada. Steve currently serves as a worship leader at Jacob’s Well Community Church. Steve and his wife Sarah have four young children. He earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Steve joined the Wilberforce board in 2016.


Beverly Reynolds

Beverly is a member of Calvary Chapel Crossfields in Jamesburg, NJ. She and her husband, Brian, have two sons attending Wilberforce, in the Lower and Upper Schools. Beverly served as the CFO of Sitrol Technologies, a company she and Brian built in 2000 and sold in 2013. She is now the CFO of Docxonomy, a new data science company built by the Reynolds. Beverly enjoys traveling and is passionate about mission work in Jamaica. She has served on the Wilberforce PTF board for three years and is currently the PTF Chair.