The process of hiring a new Head of School will be led by two Gordon parents who serve on the Board of Trustees:
Marianne Monte has been the Chief People Officer at Shawmut Design and Construction since September 2015. Prior to that, she was a leader in human resources at a number of for-profit and nonprofit institutions, including BankRI, the Meeting Street Center, and the Hanover Insurance Group. She has been on Gordon’s Board since 2013, serving on the Personnel Committee and chairing the Task Force on Enrollment and Affordability. In addition to her work at Gordon, she also serves on the board of Crossroads RI, and served on the transition team for Governor Gina Raimondo. She is the parent of a Gordon fourth grader.
Amanda Riegel is a search associate at Carney Sandoe & Associates, a firm that specializes in executive leadership searches for independent schools. Her professional background includes teaching, admission and development work at Friends Academy, the Wheeler School, Buckingham, Browne & Nichols School, as well as Gordon. She has been on Gordon’s Board since 2012, serving on the Marketing and Executive Committees as well as the Task Force on Enrollment and Affordability. From 2010 to 2015, Amanda was the Founding Board Chair of Girls on the Run Rhode Island, stewarding this youth empowerment nonprofit into the place of growth that it continues to occupy. She is the parent of a Gordon third grader and a first grader.