Board of Directors


Ann for website

Ann H. McLean, Ph.D.- Head of School

  • B.A., English Literature, Davidson College
  • M.A. and Ph.D.,  Art and Architectural History, University of Virginia
  • Education for Ministry, The University of the South, Sewanee
  • Board Member, New Covenant Schools, Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Former Member, Junior Board Children’s Hospital Foundation
  • Wife and mother of four
Andrew Farquhar (2)

Andrew P.H. Farquhar – Accountant

  • Educated at Winchester College, England
  • Chartered Accountant-United Kingdom
  • Held senior level management positions with multi-national group
  • Husband and father of two
Vanessa Peete

Vanessa Peete- Grades 5-7 Homeroom, French and History, Business Administrator

  • B.A., French and History, University of Virginia
  • M.B.A., College of William & Mary
  • Attends St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church
  • Wife and mother of two children


Board of Directors


Jeff Brown, Chairman of the Board of Directors

  • Director of Workforce Development, Officer of Governor of VA
  • U.S. Naval Academy, Middlebury College, Oxford University (Ph.D.)
  • Non-Profit Experience – College of William and Mary Board of Trustees; State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; American Shakespeare Center; St. Luke’s School (Culpeper, VA)
  • Taught English Literature at Woodberry Forest School, Madison, VA (Six years)
  • Head of Upper School at St. Anne’s Belfield School, Charlottesville, VA
  • Worships at St. Jude’s Anglican Church
  • Married, wife Lori, teacher of Latin in Chesterfield Co. Schools; daughters Clare, Julienne


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Frank Bell, Board of Directors

  • Banker, Chesapeake Bank
  • Non-Profit Experience – Boy Scouts; R.E.Lee Council Exec. Bd.;  Millwood School Board, Exec. Committee, Finance Chair
  • Board and Faculty – Virginia Bankers’ Association School of Bank Management
  • Married and father of three children

Wayne Hast, Board of Directors

  • Economist, Professor in Texas, Businessman
  • Member of Dover Baptist Church, Ordained Minister
  • 40 years experience teaching Grades 7 – College aged students
  • Married, resides in Powhatan County


Lisa Makepeace

Lisa Miller Makepeace, Board of Directors

  • B.A. Vanderbilt University
  • M.B.A. University of Richmond
  • Board Member, 1st Baptist Church Preschool
  • Branch Manager, Imprimis Group in Dallas
  • Worked at Deloitte Global Energy Group
  • Served on Junior Board, Children’s Hospital, Richmond, VA
  • Wife, mother of 3
  • Enjoys tennis, reading
Kendall Wolfson

Kendall Wolfson, Board of Directors

  • B.S. in Commerce (Information Technology and Management concentrations), University of Virginia
  • M.Ed. in Social Foundations of Education, University of Virginia
  • Worked as Director of Operations for national non-profit (Washington, D.C.)
  • Served as Director of Finance for charter school (New Orleans, LA)
  • Former Economic and Business Analysis Senior Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton (Washington D.C.)
  • Wife and mother of three
  • Member of The Chapel in Midlothian, Va
Ann for website

Ann McLean, Ph.D.- Board of Directors, Head of School

  • B.A., English Literature, Davidson College
  • M.A., Art History, University of Virginia
  • Ph.D., Art and Architectural History, University of Virginia
  • Completed the Education for Ministry Certificate, Sewanee (2008)
  • Non-profit board experience – Children’s Hospital, Massey Cancer Center, New Covenant Schools
  • Married, four daughters and a son-in-law
  • Dedicated a decade to learning about and implementing classical, Christian Education