Christian Henry - Strategic Initiatives
While teaching at Lawrenceville in 1998-1999, Christian helped pitch The Island School idea to sending schools and has stayed involved ever since. He taught marine ecology at The Island School before serving for 10 years as Business Officer at Cape Eleuthera Foundation. He was awarded a 2003 Kinship Conservation Fellowship to study market solutions to environmental issues. He graduated from Swarthmore College with a B.A. in Biology. In 2006 he completed his MBA at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. He met his future wife Liz while she was teaching at Deep Creek Middle School on Eleuthera from 2001 to 2003. Their daughter was a pioneer student with the inaugural class of the Early Learning Center while they lived on the Island School campus 2013 to 2015. Today Christian and his family live in Cambridge, MA.
Jim Andersen - Business Officer
Jim served as outside accounting consultant for 10 years to The Island School. His passion for serving small non-profits in the accounting world has drawn him to complete audits, 990 reports as well as the 4 mile open ocean swim at The Island School.
Taylor Hoffman - Director of Advancement
Taylor returned to The Island School after working in marine science in California and Florida, where her passion for welcoming young people into the program she participated in during high school (Spring 2006) has brought her to lead the Island School admissions team.
Kelsey Moody - Associate Director of Fundraising and Stewardship
Kelsey joined the Cape Eleuthera Foundation in the fall of 2015 as Director of Fundraising and Stewardship and is a Spring 2006 Island School alumna. After graduating Trinity College with a major in History, Kelsey moved to San Francisco and worked as a financial analyst for a private wealth management firm before joining the Foundation team in Boston.
Maggie Nichols - Operations Associate
Maggie is a Fall 2009 Island School alumna. She joined the Cape Eleuthera Foundation team in Boston as the Operations Associate in Fall 2015 after graduating from Colgate University with a BA in Peace and Conflict Studies.
Glenn Hartman-Mattson - Admission and Alumni Relations Associate
Glenn taught Human Ecology at The Island School in 2014-2015 before working at another semester abroad program and running field expeditions as an outdoor guide. She joins the Cape Eleuthera Foundation team in Boston charged with keeping alumni and their families close as well as recruiting new students.
Alexander Cates - Operations Associate
Alex graduated magna cum laude from Quinnipiac University in 2016 where he studied Business Management. While at Quinnipiac University Alex worked as a student manager of the nationally ranked men & women’s varsity ice hockey programs. Alex, a former student of The Deep Creek Middle School, accepted a position in the business office of the Foundation to give back to an organization that has had such a lasting impact on his life.