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• • • Bridget C. Johnson is the associate executive director of Prep for Prep, a nonprofit that identifies New York City’s most promising students of color and prepares them for placement at independent schools in the city and boarding schools throughout the Northeast. At Prep, Johnson oversees the day-to-day operations of the program, which has placed more than 4,500 students since 1978. Before joining Prep, Johnson served for five years as the dean of students at Milton Academy. Johnson previously worked as the associate director of admissions at Episcopal High School in Northern Virginia. A native of Greensboro, N.C., Johnson earned her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University. She serves as a Georgetown alumni interviewer and is active in the New York Urban League.

Rose Peabody Lynch ’67 (Podie) has over 30 years’ experience managing health, beauty, and fashion brands. She served as a chief operating officer for more than 13 years: as president of Danskin, Inc., chief operating officer of LeRoi Princeton, and senior vice president/general manager for merchandising for Victoria’s Secret Fragrance, a division of Victoria’s Secret. Lynch currently serves on the board of Steve Madden, LTD, the publicly traded fashion shoe company. She is on the board of directors of S.O.S. Children’s Villages, U.S.A. (the U.S. division of S.O.S. Children’s Villages, International), the executive committee of the Princeton University Alumni Council, and the board of directors of the Princeton Varsity Club. She is the president of the Princeton class of 1971. In addition to her B.A. from Princeton, Lynch received an M.B.A. from Harvard University. Lynch lives in New York City. Her son, Gates Peabody Torrey, is a 2013 graduate of Princeton.

• • • Carolyn Stafford Stein currently serves as the assistant director for alumni advising at Harvard Law School’s Office of Public Interest Advising, where she counsels Harvard Law alumni with respect to public service careers. As a lecturer at HLS, Stein taught government lawyering and supervised students in clinical placements. A former assistant U.S. attorney, Stein prosecuted white-collar crimes for the Department of Justice in Boston and served as special counsel to the assistant attorney general in Washington. At CA, Stein has volunteered in a variety of CA Parents programs and served as a member of the CA Parents Executive Committee, and, with her husband, Eric, served as cochair of the 2011 Senior Parent Gifts program. She is the board chair emeritus of Acre Family Child Care in Lowell, Mass., and continues to be active in nonprofits in Lowell dedicated to economic independence for women and high-quality early childhood

education. Stein is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Brown University. She lives in Carlisle, Mass., with Eric and their three daughters, Natalie ’17, Audrey ’14, and Lena ’11.

• • • Jennifer Burleigh ’85 is a retired partner of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, the international law firm. Burleigh was a member of the firm’s Private Equity and Investment Management groups. While at Debevoise, Burleigh was recognized as a leading practitioner in private equity fund formation, and was a frequent writer and speaker on developments in U.S. and international private equity. She also served on the Private Investment Funds Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and on the board of trustees of Prep for Prep. Burleigh is also a trustee of The Caedmon School. She received her J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and a managing editor of the Columbia Law Review. She received her B.A. with honors from Stanford University. She lives in New York City with her husband, William Regner, and daughter Sarah.

• • • Sarah Faulkner Hugenberger ’94 spent the early part of her career working as an analyst, program manager, and sales engineer with information technology and consulting companies. She then returned to Concord Academy, serving as a computer studies teacher, lacrosse coach, and web editor. Hugenberger currently volunteers with the Arlington Family Connection and sits on the School Council for Brackett Elementary School in Arlington, Mass. She graduated from Brown University with a B.S. in geological sciences. She and her husband, Nathan, have three sons, Isaac, Jonah, and Micah.


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Sean M. Dalton is a general partner of Highland Capital Partners, a global venture capital firm that has raised more than $3 billion in capital and invested in more than 225 companies. At Highland, Dalton focuses on disruptive technologies in the mobile, enterprise, and media markets. Dalton has been recognized multiple times by the Forbes Midas List as one of the top venture capitalists in the industry. He represents Highland on the boards of Anova Data, CENX, ClearSky Data, ExaGrid, Infinio, and QD Vision. Dalton previously worked as venture associate at Fidelity Capital, focusing on communications and electronic commerce. Before that, he was a product manager for GTE (now Verizon), leading the nation’s first DSL trial for Internet access. Dalton holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, an M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Delaware. He lives in Winchester, Mass., with his wife, Julie, and four children, Mikaela, Bronte ’16, Chaney ’19, and Everett.

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Profile for Concord Academy

CA Magazine Fall 2015 Issue  

This special issue spotlights create + innovate: The Centennial Campaign for Concord Academy, including a campaign impact report and coverag...

CA Magazine Fall 2015 Issue  

This special issue spotlights create + innovate: The Centennial Campaign for Concord Academy, including a campaign impact report and coverag...