Updates on President Search
The Finney Search Group, along with the Search Committee, is actively interviewing candidates.Finalists will be invited to come to Maryvale's campus in January and February.
On August 15, 2022, Tracey Ford announced that the 2022-2023 academic school year would be her last as President of Maryvale.
Maryvale is working with The Finney Search Group, a Baltimore-based firm with national reach specializing in independent schools, to ensure access to the best talent. Please email Sherm Bristow at The Finney Search Group to share your nomination at email@example.com.
Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete this survey. We received 791 responses from all different constituents. We appreciate all your support and valuable feedback!
Community Input Sessions
The Finney Search Group conducted successful community input sessions on Maryvale’s Campus on October 5 and October 11. They spoke with about 300 people including students, parents, faculty, and alums.
- Who is leading the search process?
- How were the Search Committee members selected?
- How will the Search Committee communicate with the Maryvale community?
- What role will parents, students, faculty, and staff play in the search process?
- Will my child's educational experience be affected by this transition?
- What is the role of the Board of Trustees?
- What is the role of the Search Committee?
- What is the role of The Finney Search Group?
- What is the general timeline for the search for the Head of School?
Meet the President Search Committee
Sherry Pudloski '85
President Search Committee
Patricia M.C. Brown, Esq. '78
Maryvale Board of Trustees (2021-present)
Mary Ellen Gallagher Barthelme '72
Maryvale Board of Trustees (2018-2021)
retired in 2022
2022 Carol Malone Outstanding Faculty Award Recipient
Rev. Jack Dennis, S.J.
Director of Campus Ministry
Scranton Preparatory School
Jessy P. Halaby, LCSW
Maryvale former trustee
Maryvale former parent ('17)
Founder & Principal Therapist
Nouveaux Possibilities, LLC
Shana Hall, PCC '95
Soma Triune Leadership Coaching and Consulting, LLC
John (Jack) Nelson
Maryvale former parent ('21)