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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Annie Wright Schools Announce New Directors

Annie Wright Schools Announce New Directors
Jennifer Haley to lead Enrollment; Stacey Guadnola to lead Development

Tacoma, Wash. — Annie Wright Schools announced today that Jennifer Haley has been appointed to Director of Enrollment and Stacey Guadnola has been appointed to Director of Development. Both women are members of the schools’ senior administration, reporting to Christian G. Sullivan, Head of Schools.

Jennifer Haley, a member of Annie Wright’s class of 1989, will lead the Admissions Team for the Day School and Upper School at Annie Wright Schools. Jennifer joined Annie Wright in 2009 and has already succeeded in enrollment as the previous Upper School Admissions Director where she was charged with filling the boarding department and succeeded by increasing enrollment from 50 boarding students to the current 100. Ms. Haley also led the recent launch of Annie Wright’s intranet website. Prior to Annie Wright, Jennifer served as an executive at DIRECTV Broadband and has a background in leadership management, technology, customer service and restaurants. Jennifer graduated from Smith College and earned an MBA from Western New England University.

Stacey Guadnola will lead the Development Team for Annie Wright Schools. She has worked with Annie Wright in various capacities for almost a decade, serving most recently as the Director of Enrollment. Under Stacey’s leadership Annie Wright’s enrollment increased by 14%. Previously Ms. Guadnola was a sales executive for the Wall Street Journal, raised $2MM as the co-founder of Chicago Jesuit Academy and served as the founding executive director of the Make the Dash Count Foundation. Stacey graduated from Boston College and earned a Master’s in School Leadership from Harvard University.

“Jennifer and Stacey have both demonstrated that they are goal-oriented professionals,” shared Christian G. Sullivan, Head of Annie Wright Schools. “They are the best people to lead these two very important teams in our school. Both Jennifer and Stacey have a long tenure with the school and are integral leaders in the Annie Wright Schools community.”

Founded in Tacoma in 1884, Annie Wright Schools are two schools on one campus. Annie Wright Day School serves boys and girls in Preschool through Grade 8, while Annie Wright Upper School offers all-girls day and boarding programs for Grades 9 through 12. Annie Wright is proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School. Learn more at

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