Christine Louis joined Tilton School in April 2014 as the Director of Development. She brings a wealth of New England independent school experience to us, including working at Holderness as both the Director of Development & Alumni Relations and the Annual Fund Director. While there, she created and managed the cultivation, solicitation, volunteer and stewardship strategies to meet a 25-million dollar capital campaign goal. Christine also helped to direct a Development team which saw annual giving figures nearly double. During her more than 20 years in the development field, she has also worked at Brookwood School, Berwick Academy and for School Year Abroad. Louis joins Tilton from her most recent position as Director of Development at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, N.H. Christine’s daughter, Sarah, is class of 2019.
Aidan McWhinney, a 2008 alumna of Tilton School, returned to the Hill in August of 2016 as the Engagement & Communications Specialist. After her graduation from Tilton, she studied Cultural Anthropology at the University of Montana. McWhinney moved from the San Francisco Bay area where she worked at a startup executive search firm and then spent two years working as the Executive Agent and National Director of Education and Operations for Lion Management Group. She lives on campus in Chase House.
Mary Jo has been the backbone of Development Office at Tilton for 20 years. With experience in banking and data management, Mary Jo is responsible for gift entry, managing stock donations, and reporting as well as assisting with planned giving and events. Mary Jo keeps busy with her four daughters, Narci, Katie '03, Abby '06, and Raven and two grandchildren, Connor and Taylor.
Jane McNulty joined Tilton School’s Development Office as the Director of Annual Giving in August 2013. Jane comes from the development team at nearby Holderness School, where she most recently served as the Assistant Director of Advancement and External Relations. Her career at Holderness spans 11-plus years, providing her a strong background in donor identification, cultivation, stewardship and solicitation. Jane also has extensive experience in event coordination and working with class agents and volunteers. A graduate of Suffolk University, she resides in nearby Plymouth, N.H. with her husband and is the mother of two grown children.
Alexandra (Alex) Sedgley joined Tilton School in March 2017 as the Alumni and Parent Relations Manager. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Purdue University, concentrating in Advertising and Rhetorical Advocacy and minoring in Organizational Leadership and Supervision. Prior to joining Tilton, has worked in marketing for Ecco USA, in Londonderry, N.H. and athenahealth, Inc., in Watertown, Mass. Alexandra and her husband, Robert, live in Laconia and will be moving to the Tilton School campus in summer 2017.
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Special Assistant for External Relations
Williams College - B.A. Plymouth State University - M.Ed.
Ken, who came to Tilton School in 1979, is the faculty member with the longest tenure. He assumed the position of Special Assistant for External Relations in July 2014 after more than 20 years as Tilton's Athletic Director and English teacher. In addition to his work in these roles, Ken is the head coach of the football and baseball teams. He has led the football team to undefeated seasons in 1982, 1992, 2000, 2001 and 2007, the final of which also included a New England Championship. The baseball team won league championships in 2002, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2014 and 2015. Ken has been president of the Lakes Region Athletic Directors since 1994. He lives off campus with his wife, Sandra, and is the parent of Scott '06 and Eric '09.