Board and Trustees

The board of directors consists of parents and past parents who strive to support the faculty of Kingswood and maintain the school’s mission and philosophy.  

Kingswood Academy’s Board of Directors meets regularly and can be reached at board@kingswoodacademy.org or through our contact page.

Matthew Kipp, President

 

Matt is a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.  Matt earned a B.A. from Yale University and holds a J.D. from Columbia University.  All four of Matt’s children attend Kingswood.  

Michael Wall, Treasurer

 

Michael is Vice President of Tax for Zimmer Biomet, Inc.  Michael earned a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from DePaul University and received a Master of Science in Taxation, also from DePaul University.  Michael is a certified public accountant (CPA).  Michael has four children, all of whom attended and graduated from Kingswood. 

Hernando Manrique

 

Hernando is an independent management consultant for small and medium sized companies.  Hernando holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management, and a Master’s Degree in Information Management.  Hernando has been involved with Kingswood since 1999.  All five of Hernando’s children attended and graduated from Kingswood.  

Todd Upchurch

 

Todd has worked for 22 years in the consumer packaged goods industry and has also been a private investor in several small businesses.  Todd holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Cognitive Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Industrial Organization, both from Elmhurst College.  Todd has four children, two of whom attend Kingswood.  

Lisa Bergman

Lisa is the owner of St. Augustine Academy Press, a Catholic publishing house specializing in reprints of Catholic Classics, mostly focusing on children’s catechesis.  Lisa holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Notre Dame.  Lisa is the mother of six children, all of whom have attended or are now attending Kingswood.

Aaron Potter

 

Aaron is a partner at White & Case LLP.  Aaron holds a Bachelor of Music from Biola University, a Master of Arts in Teaching from George Fox University, and a J.D. from Notre Dame Law School.  Eight of Aaron’s nine children have attended Kingswood, and four attend currently.  The ninth, age three, will attend in the years to come.

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