Our Team

 

BROOKE DUDLEY
Senior Consultant and Co-Founder

With more than 40 years of experience in admissions and educational leadership, Brooke has served thousands of clients around the country and internationally.

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MARY E. KESLER
Former President and Co-Founder

As a founding partner and long-term president of The Education Group, Mary retires after 25 years with the firm!

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DENNIS M. CAMPBELL
Consultant/Placement

Dennis M. Campbell is an educator, theologian, author, and consultant. He works with non-profit schools and organizations as a consultant advising about governance, management, organization, and planning.

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JOHN COOPER
Consultant

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.

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KAREN DRAWZ
Consultant

Karen is a professional in the field of education with extensive experience in school administration and educational leadership.

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DICK HEATH

Consultant

With over 40 years of experience as a school administrator and leader, Dick joins The Education Group as an experienced consultant on leadership and governance.

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DOROTHY HUTCHESON
Executive Coach Consultant and East Coast Search

Dorothy Hutcheson is the Head of School Emerita of the Nightingale-Bamford School, where she served as head for 20 years. Nightingale is one of the top independent schools in the country, with a mission of educating the minds and hearts of its students.

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BOB KIRKPATRICK
Consultant

The Education Group welcomes Bob Kirkpatrick. Bob is a seasoned leader in the independent school world and a welcome addition to our consulting team.

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ALLISON LORIMER
Consultant

Allison has been affiliated with The Education Group since 1994. As prior Director of Placement, Allison's contact was constant with aspiring and sitting administrators, teachers, and leadership of independent schools.

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CAROLYN A. MILLER
Consultant/Placement

With her strong people skills and administrative talents, Carolyn has devoted her career energies to enriching the school experience for both students and faculty.

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GLORIA SNYDER
Senior Consultant

Gloria joined The Education Group in 2009 after she left as Head of Parish Episcopal School where she had served since 1980.

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KATHERINE STUART
Director of Placement

Katherine is a graduate of Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia and continued her education at Sweet Briar College where she majored in English and Creative Writing.

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ALEX WHELEHAN
Director of East Coast Recruitment

Alex Whelehan is a graduate of The Dalton School in New York City and of Kenyon College in Gambier, OH.

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