Our Leadership

Gulliver’s Board of Trustees is a group of individuals who volunteer their time to offer their unique talents and experiences to ensure the school’s success. The board has primary responsibility for Gulliver's long-term strategic planning, for advancing its mission and for carrying out its fiduciary responsibilities.

Board of Trustees

Michalis Stavrinides P ‘21 ‘22 ‘24, Chair

Priscilla Marrero P ‘19 ‘22, Vice Chair

Thomas Garfinkel P ‘22 ‘24 ‘27, Secretary

Kara Stearns Sharp ‘85 P ‘22, Treasurer

Scott Bettridge P ‘20 ‘22

Stephanie Burke P ‘23 ‘24 ‘28

Tony Figueroa Cisneros ‘94 P ‘25 ‘27

Scott Davidson ‘86 P ‘20

Jessica Gonzalez P ‘18 ‘21

Adriana Grineberg P ‘26 ‘32

Rosemary Hartigan P ‘23 ‘25 ‘31

Dr. Narendra Kini P ‘22

Alfonso Munk P ‘25 ‘27

Ann Olazabal P ‘21 ‘23

Dr. Constantino Pena ‘86 P ‘21 ‘23

Darlene Boytell-Pérez P ‘22

Vincent Signorello P ‘21

Tom Thornton P ‘25 ‘26 ‘29

Jocelyn F. Woolworth P ‘19


Clifton L. Kling

Joined Gulliver in 2018. B.S.B.A., Accounting, Georgetown University; J.D., University of Mississippi School of Law.

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Frank Steel

Head of School
Joined Gulliver in 2014. B.A., American Studies, Yale University; M.A., History, University of Pennsylvania

Jay Goulart

Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Joined Gulliver in 2018. B.S., Business Administration and Management, Plymouth State University

Charlie Rue

Chief Operating Officer
Joined Gulliver in 2016. B.S.B.A. Accounting, University of Richmond; M.B.A., Yale University

Valerie Bostick

Assistant Head of School for Grades PreK3-8
Joined Gulliver in 2011. B.A., English and History, Indiana University; M.A.T., Elementary Education, National-Louis University

Jonathan Schoenwald

Assistant Head of School for Grades 9-12 and Preparatory School Principal
Joined Gulliver in 2014. B.A., History, University of Pennsylvania; M.A., PhD, American History, Stanford University

James Santoro

Director of Human Resources
Joined Gulliver in 1993. B.A., Biology, University of South Florida; M.S., Organization and Management with specialization in Human Resource Management, Capella University; Senior Professional in Human Resources, Lifetime Certification, Society for Human Resource Management

Edward Latour

Director of Operations and Risk Management
Joined Gulliver in 2011. Associate Degree, Miami Dade College


Donna Fong-Yee

Principal, Academy - Montgomery Drive Campus
Joined Gulliver in 2000. B.A. , English and Spanish, Emory University; M.Sc., Reading and Learning Disabilities, University of Miami; Ed. Specialist, School of Psychology, Florida International University; Ed. Specialist, Ed. Leadership, Florida International University

Rachel Griffin

Primary and Lower School Principal, Academy - Marian C. Krutulis Campus
Joined Gulliver in 2017. B.A., French, College of the Holy Cross; M.S., Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Bank Street College of Education; M.A., Private School Leadership, Columbia University Teachers College

Elizabeth M. Scott

Middle School Principal, Academy - Marian C. Krutulis Campus
Joined Gulliver in 2016. B.A., History, Dartmouth College; M.S., Private School Leadership, Columbia University Teachers College

Melissa Sullivan

Principal, Preparatory - Miller Drive Campus
Joined Gulliver in 2002. B.S., Health Science, University of Massachusetts; M.S., Educational Leadership, Nova Southeastern University