EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Beverly Lewis, Chair

  • Chair, Board of Trustees 2015-17
  • Past Board Vice-Chair
  • Member of Committee on Trustees, Advancement, Diversity, Finance Committees, Head of School Search Committee
  • Retired in 2010 from KFC/YUM Brands; 40 year career at KFC focused on Operations Finance, Financial Planning and Strategic Planning

Shelley Kinslow, Vice Chair

  • Trustee since 2006-2014; 2015
  • Vice Chair, Board of Trustees
  • Past Board Secretary
  • Chair, Diversity Committee; Chair, Committee on Trustees; Member of Advancement Committee and Head of School Search Committee
  • Member of Booster Club
  • Past Vice President, Walden Parent Association
  • Former Chair of Auction Committee
  • Parent of Alexis and Ian (class of 2016)
  • Former Chief Operating Officer, Franchise Travel Company
  • Former Executive Director, ATM Industry Association

Cristina O'Brien, Secretary

  • Trustee since 2013
  • Secretary, Board of Trustees
  • Member of Committee on Trustees, Finance Committee and Head of School Search Committee
  • Parent of Robert (3rd grade) and Katherine (kindergarten)
  • Graduate of University of Kentucky and Vanderbilt University Law School
  • Vice-President, Kindred Healthcare

Mike LeonbergerTreasurer

  • Trustee since 2013
  • Chair, Finance Committee
  • Member of Committee on Trustees
  • Parent of Ben (6th grade)
  • Portfolio Manager Invesco Fixed Income

Christy Llewellyn '78

  • Alumni, Class of 1978
  • Trustee since 2004
  • Past Board Chair 2013-2015
  • Chair, Head of School Search Committee
  • Member of Committee on Trustees
  • Co-Chair Capital Campaign
  • Former Treasurer for Walden Parent Association
  • Former Chair of Walden Auction
  • Parent of two alumni, 2009 and 2012
  • Controller for Wyvern International Ltd. and Wyvern Ltd.

MEMBERS

Alex Alvarez

  • Trustee since 2015
  • Member of the Diversity Committee and Head of School Search Committee
  • Parent of Annika (11th grade) and Alyssa (7th grade)
  • Senior Vice President, Chief Production Officer for Brown-Forman Corp. 

Danny Bower '91

  • Alumni Class 1991

Holly Bracco

  • Trustee since 2015
  • Member of Finance Committee
  • Parent of Payden (7th grade) and Riley (3rd grade)
  • 20 years in healthcare administration/finance
  • Service Center Operations Business Partner for Medsynergies

Ted Bressoud ’79

  • Alumni of class of 1979
  • Trustee since 2011
  • Chair of the Campus Planning Committee
  • Chair of the Capital Campaign
  • Member of the Head of School Search Committee
  • Owner of Bressoud Architecture, Inc. since 1992

Kristie Durst Goodwin

  • Trustee since 2015
  • Member of Advancement Committee
  • Member of Walden Auction Committee (2015)
  • Parent of Todd (1st grade) and Sallie (incoming Kindergartener)
  • PhD in Biochemistry

Mike Herrington

  • Trustee since 2013
  • Member of the Finance Committee
  • Attorney, Stites and Harbison

Jim Hunter

  • Trustee since 1993
  • Member of the Advancement Committee
  • Past Board Chair, 2000-2003
  • Spouse Lizanne – former Walden faculty member
  • Parent of two former students
  • Ph.D. in Religious Studies
  • Instructor at University of Louisville
  • Senior Partner at MainStreet Wealth Management

Mindy Johnson

  • Trustee since 2013
  • Former Chair of Advancement Committee
  • Former Co-Chair of Auction Committee
  • Parent of Alum George (2011)
  • Director of Guest Experience, The Frazier History Museum

Dr. Edwin Liem

  • Trustee since 2014
  • Member of the Diversity Committee
  • Parent of Patrick (10th grade) Donavan (8th grade), Shannon (7th grade) and Griffin (5th grade)
  • MD Anesthesiologist at OneAnesthesia.

Jim Littlefield-Dalmares

  • Trustee since 2013
  • Chair, Advancement Committee
  • Member of Booster Club
  • Parent of Sophia (10th grade), Peter (7th grade)
  • Area Managing Director, BNI
  • Marketing Director, My Ideal Life

Lisa Pitchford

  • Trustee since 2015
  • Member of Finance Committee
  • Parent Ambassador Advancement Committee
  • Treasurer Walden Parent Association
  • Member of Walden Auction Committee (2014-2016)
  • Parent of Jack (10th grade)
  • Retired Manager of HR and Accounting; The Data Vault and Republic National Dist.

Bill Wells

  • Trustee since 2014
  • Member of Diversity Committee
  • Parent of former student (Alex K-11th)
  • Attorney, retired

Vidya Ravichandran

  • Trustee since 2008
  • Member of Advancement Committee, Diversity Committee, Head of School Search Committee
  • Parent of Anika (1st Grade)
  • President, GlowTouch Technologies

Elliot Rounsavall

Nancy Warfield

BOARD EMERITUS

Brooks Bower

EX OFFICIO

Maris Elder


BOARD COMMITTEES

Academic Administration 
Walden School strives to provide a challenging academic program across all grade levels with small class sizes and instruction tailored to the individual needs of each student that will prepare each student  for the future and a lifelong enthusiasm for learning.  Walden’s excellent faculty and staff are committed to the needs of Walden’s students and families. Walden School strives to create a culture of community among students, faculty, staff, alumni, and families. Walden encourages each constituent group to provide service to the community-at-large.

Advancement 
Walden School seeks to increase its enrollment while
 maintaining its core values in order to meet and exceed the academic, social and athletic needs and expectations of Walden’s students and families.  Walden School seeks to diversify its fundraising activities and resources by engaging Walden’s families, alumni and community.

Campus Planning
Walden School campus should reflect the high quality of Walden’s students, facility and families.  The campus should provide excellent academic, social and athletic facilities which utilize current technology.

Committee on Trustees
This committee is responsible for identifying the expertise required to support Walden’s mission and goals and recruiting persons with those skills to serve as trustees.

Diversity
Walden School seeks to foster a community of inclusion that respects, celebrates, and compassionately embraces the cultural, ethnic, racial, religious, socioeconomic, and personal diversity of each member of the Walden family.  Walden strives to promote cultural competency and understanding through its curriculum, instruction, program, and community outreach. All members of the Walden community are responsible for working to create a school culture that values honest and open dialogue, mutual respect, and acceptance of different values and beliefs.

Finance 
Walden School seeks to maintain a predictable and stable financial condition utilizing fiscally responsible budgets, policies and procedures.  The tuition rates for Walden’s students shall be competitive with Walden’s peer institutions and commensurate with the quality of the school.