Currently a resident of both Florida and New Jersey, Dr. Byer’s professional resume reflects his integration into and relationships with multiple independent schools in both states.
Dennis M. Campbell is an educator, theologian, author, and consultant. Prior to his appointment as dean, he was professor and college and university administrator.
The Rev. Peter Gunn Cheney has extensive training and experience in mediation and conflict resolution. He has been in the fields of education and ministry for 42 years.
As a former college dean and professor, a think tank president, and an independent school headmaster, John brings a broad view to the challenges of managing and leading independent schools.
In his forty-two years in independent schools, Dave has served as a Head of School, Interim Head of School, Assistant Head, and Head of Upper School.
With his retirement in 2012, David Dougherty completed 44 years of service in independent schools, and now looks forward to serving the next generation of school leaders as an executive coach.
Kay Dougherty retired in 2012, after completing forty-six years of teaching and service in public and independent (both boarding and day) schools.
Karen Drawz is a professional in the field of education with extensive experience in school administration and educational leadership.
Dorothy Hutcheson is the Head of School Emerita of the Nightingale-Bamford School in Manhattan, where she served as head for 20 years.
In 1988, Mary and several colleagues founded The Education Group, an independent school search, placement, and consulting firm.
Over his 42-year career, Bob has served in a number of roles, most recently as head of school for St. Stephen’s Episcopal School in Austin, Texas.
Allison has been affiliated with The Education Group since 1994. Her beginnings at the firm encompassed teacher recruitment and placement.
Education Leadership Coach / Consultant
Mary Menacho, who is certified by the Center for School Transformation to work with school leaders and faculty, leverages over 40 years in education.
A graduate of Girls' Preparatory School in Chattanooga, Carolyn received her BS degree from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and her MEd from Harvard University Graduate School of Education.
Lucy Collins Nazro has spent her life as an educator and administrator. She is a graduate of the University of Texas.
Hired to the team at The Education Group in 2006 by co-founder and long-term president Mary E. Kesler, Katherine is deeply immersed in the mission and vision of the firm.