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Meghan Albanese

Meghan Albanese is the Director of Admission and Financial Aid, and has been at PBDA since 2002. She graduated with a B.A. in Communications from Florida State University. Meghan is the parent of Paige 2027.

Adrienne Arp

Adrienne Arp is the Assistant Director of Development and Alumni Relations, and has been at PBDA since 2015. She graduated with a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Utah. A 1992 PDBA Alumna, Adrienne is also the parent of Lily 2019, Mary 2022 and Griffin 2024.

Billy Coyle

Billy Coyle is the Director of Finance and Operations, and has been at PBDA since 2007. He graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from Central Connecticut State University, and holds a B.S.Ed. in Business Education from Central Connecticut State University. Billy is the parent of Amanda 2011 and Ryan 2013.

Dorothea Cvelbar

Dorothea Cvelbar is the Associate Director of Admission and has been at PBDA since 1990. She graduated with a B.S. in Elementary Education - Early Childhood from Bridgewater State College. Dorothea is the parent of Marin 2021.

Dr. Edwin P. Gordon

Dr. Edwin P. Gordon is the Head of School, and has been at PBDA since 2016. Edwin earned a B.A. in English from Baylor University, a M.A. in English from Baylor University and a Ph.D. in Educational Administration from Cornell University.

Cynthia Kanai

Cynthia Kanai is the Director of Development, and has been at PBDA since 1989. She graduated with a B.S. in Education from Cameron University, and holds an M.A. in Leadership from Palm Beach Atlantic University. She serves as the Director of China Partnership. Cynthia is the parent of Logan 2008 and Megan 2010.

Sarah Kemeness

Sarah Kemeness is the Head of Upper School, and has been at PBDA since 2015. She graduated with a B.A. in English from the University of Miami, and a M.A in Education Administration from Florida International University

Richard Tummon

Richard Tummon is a teacher/administrator, and has been at PBDA since 1991. He graduated with a B.S. in Environmental Science & Biology from Richard Stockton State University. He currently teaches 5th Grade Honors English and Reading, and also serves as the Director of Communications and Smith Theater House Manager. Richard is the parent of Katie 2003, Brandon 2004, Brian 2005 and Alexandra 2014.

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