Meet our Administration and Staff

Administration


Mitchell Salerno, Ed.D.
Head of School
mitchellsalerno@mvcs.org
 

EDUCATION: B.S. Chemistry, M.S.Ed. Secondary Education, Ed.D Leadership

FAMILY: Married to Alexis; Twin daughters at MVC

FUN: Golf, running, Pittsburgh sports

I empower learners to reach their highest potential by:

Honoring our history and stewarding our leadership, vision, people, and programs.

 


Nikki Daniels, M.B.A.
Assistant Head of School
nikkidaniels@mvcs.org
 

EDUCATION: B.A. Political Science, M.A. in Business Administration

FAMILY: Married to Ryan; Mom of three/one MVC Mustang and two future MVC Mustangs

FUN: Hiking, camping, labrador retrievers

I empower learners to reach their highest potential by:

Inviting those who love our school to invest in what God is doing here.

 


Matt LaFleur, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
mattlafleur@mvcs.org
 

EDUCATION: B.A. Business Administration (major) & Theology (minor)

FAMILY: Married to Lindsey; Proud Dad of Emmerich, a future MVC Mustang

FUN: Football, Fighting Irish, Food, and Music

I empower learners to reach their highest potential by:

Leveraging systems, processes, and information to support the furtherance of shalom (human flourishing).

 


Matt Coleman, C.A.A.
Director of Athletics
mattcoleman@mvcs.org
 

EDUCATION: B.A. in Biblical Studies from Louisiana Baptist University

FAMILY: Married, with one daughter at MVC and one in college

FUN: Hiking, watching sunsets with family, bonfires on the beach

I empower learners to reach their highest potential by:

Enabling, enriching, and challenging them to pursue excellence, and to be fearless.

 


Josh Davis, M.A.
Assistant Principal of Curriculum & Instruction
joshdavis@mvcs.org
 

EDUCATION: B.A. in Classical Studies & Political Economy; M.A. in Liberal Arts

FAMILY: Married to Kristen and blessed with three remarkable children

FUN: Cherishing my wife, playing with my kids, devouring ideas

I empower learners to reach their highest potential by:

Encouraging teachers in achieving Christ-centered educational excellence.

 


Kim Dawes
Director of Enrollment Management
kimdawes@mvcs.org
 

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science in Management/Marketing

FAMILY: Married to high school sweetheart - 3 kids, all graduates of MVC

FUN: Fun-in-the-sun with family & friends (houseboating especially)

I empower learners to reach their highest potential by:

Supporting students and their families in their search for a perfect fit.

 


Dave Johnson
Director of Marketing & Communications
davejohnson@mvcs.org
 

EDUCATION: B.A. Commercial Art
FAMILY: Wife & best friend, Anna, 2 incredible daughters (1 MVC student)
FUN: Family, fishing, tennis, work
I empower learners to reach their highest potential by:
Helping them find MVC and communicating consistently once they are here.

 


Steve Kiebus
Director of IT
skiebus@mvcs.org
 

EDUCATION: A+, Network+, MCPS, MCSA, MCTS, MCITP, SA, MCITP EA
FAMILY: Yes
FUN: Long walks on the beach, football fan (Patriots>Steelers)
I empower learners to reach their highest potential by:
Providing them a technological framework to thrive in while here at MVC.

 


Caroline Kirchner
Director of Resident Life
carolinekirchner@mvcs.org
 

EDUCATION: B.A.
FAMILY: Married to Dr. Kirchner, Mom of 3 daughters (twins who are alumni)

FUN: Singing in a barbershop quartet, gardening, sailing, traveling

I empower learners to reach their highest potential by:

Creating a safe, optimistic, kind, and productive boarding community environment.

 


Michele Lee
Dean of Students
michelelee@mvcs.org
 

EDUCATION: B.A. Communication/Public Relations, minor in Business Administration
FAMILY: Married to Bill, with one son at MVC and one MVC graduate in college

FUN: Spending time with family, reading, and walking our dog

I empower learners to reach their highest potential by:

Helping students navigate their decision making process to positively impact

themselves and our community.

 


Morgan Matos
Director of Fine Arts
morganmatos@mvcs.org
 

EDUCATION: B.A. Theatre & Humanities, M.L.S. Master of Liberal Studies from Rollins College
FAMILY: Married to Jesse; Mom to Noah and Luke (both MVC students)

FUN: Movies and theme parks with family

I empower learners to reach their highest potential by:

Helping students discover and refine the God-given talents and gifts that they possess.

 


Carissa Medina
MS Principal
carissamedina@mvcs.org
 

EDUCATION: B.A. American Lit., M.A. Educational Leadership
FAMILY: Married to Rudy, one son and one daughter (both MVC alumni)

FUN: Traveling, cycling, reading, spending time with family and friends

I empower learners to reach their highest potential by:

Valuing each student for who God has made them to be.

 


Susie Swing, M.A.
HS Principal
susieswing@mvcs.org
 

EDUCATION: B.A. English, M. A. Education
FAMILY: Married to Dave, 3 daughters including 2 MVC alumni

FUN: Travel, time with my family, a day at the beach

I empower learners to reach their highest potential by:

Reminding them they are uniquely created, capable, and "worth it!"

 


Nathan Talley M.S.Ed.
Director of Spiritual Development
nathantalley@mvcs.org
 

EDUCATION: B.A., M.A.
FAMILY: Wife Indra, 4 children (3 at MVC, 1 MVC alumni)

FUN: I love tennis, poetry, traveling, and singing hymns

I empower learners to reach their highest potential by:

Caring about their hearts, listening to them, and building a Christ-centered culture together.
 

 


Amber West

English Teacher & MYP Coordinator

amberwest@mvcs.org


EDUCATION: B.A. Literature, M.A. Teaching
FAMILY: Married to Jesse with two future MVC students and many furry babies

FUN: I love to see community thrive and spend time building it, usually sitting around campfires, dinner tables, and church alters.

I empower learners to reach their highest potential by:
Co-laboring with teachers as we strive together to love and inspire our students.

 

Administrative Assistants

 


Amy Coleman

High School Administrative Assistant

amycoleman@mvcs.org
 



Colette Crawford

Nurse
colettecrawford@mvcs.org

 


Rachel Stecker

Executive Administrative Assistant

rachelstecker@mvcs.org
 




Bella Johnson

Mailroom Coordinator

annabellajohnson@mvcs.org
 


 


Laura Kusanovich

Helpdesk

laurakusanovich@mvcs.org
 


 

Laura Lukin

Substitute Coordinator
lauralukin@mvcs.org
 


 

Melissa Morales

Middle School Administrative Assistant

melissamorales@mvcs.org
 


 

Jennifer Van Deusen
ARC Coordinator

jennifervandeusen@mvcs.org

Advancement Team


Gretchen Cortes

Advancement & Special Events

gretchencortes@mvcs.org



Nikki Daniels, M.B.A.
Assistant Head of School
nikkidaniels@mvcs.org



Kim Dawes
Director of Enrollment Management
kimdawes@mvcs.org



Dave Johnson
Director of Marketing & Communications
davejohnson@mvcs.org



Steve Kiebus
Director of IT
skiebus@mvcs.org



Kendra Lanham

Communications Project Coordinator
kendralanham@mvcs.org

Athletics


Matt Coleman, C.A.A.
Director of Athletics
mattcoleman@mvcs.org


Steve Pacheco

Athletics Facilities & Equipment Coordinator

stevepacheco@mvcs.org



Jody Price

Concessions & Gate Coordinator

jodiprice@mvcs.org



Kira Tellez

Athletics Coordinator

kiratellez@mvcs.org



Ryan Van Den Heuvel (08)
Assistant Athletics Director
ryanvandenheuvel@mvcs.org

Information Technology


Steve Kiebus
Director of IT
skiebus@mvcs.org




Laura Kusanovich

Helpdesk

laurakusanovich@mvcs.org



Clinton Skipton (00)
Campus Technology Specialist
clintonskipton@mvcs.org


Support Services


Jarvis Lopez
jarvislopez@mvcs.org



Juan Carlos Marin
juancarlosmarin@mvcs.org



Luzanel Perez-Orozco
luzanelorozco@mvcs.org



Samuel Salazar

samuelsalazar@mvcs.org