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Meet our Administrators

Roy Griffith, Headmaster/Upper School Principal

  • BA, Architecture, 1990, University of Maryland School of Architecture, College Park, Maryland
  • Master of Architecture, 1994, University of Maryland School of Architecture, College Park, Maryland

Roy came to Rockbridge Academy as its first 5th grade teacher in 1997. In 2012, he transitioned to grammar school principal, and then headmaster in 2015.


Jerry Keehner, Upper School Assistant Principal/Athletic Director

  • BM, music performance, 1986, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York
  • MM, music performance, 1988, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas
  • MAR, 2007, Reformed Theological Seminary, Washington, DC

Jerry Keehner retired from the U.S. Navy in 2011, where he played trumpet in the U.S. Navy Band for 22 years. He was hired to teach Rhetoric at Rockbridge Academy in 2011, moved to teaching Bible in 2015, and transitioned to upper school principal in 2016.


Denise Hollidge, Grammar School Principal

  • BS, Education, 1982, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

Denise Hollidge came to Rockbridge Academy in 2001 as a 3rd grade teacher, then transitioned to director of instruction in 2011. In 2015, she became the grammar school principal.



Stefanie Bachmann, Student Resource Coordinator

  • BS, Psychology, minor in special education, 1997, LeMoyne College, Syracuse, New York
  • MA, Psychology, 2000, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
  • Cert. of Advanced Graduate Study in Clinical Counseling, 2007, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Stefanie Bachmann came to Rockbridge Academy in 2011 as a parent of a kindergartner. She was hired in 2017 to coordinate accommodations and testing in the upper school.


Brooke Voelp, Grammar School Vice Principal

  • BS, Elementary Education, 1990, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
  • MA, Curriculum and Instruction, 2001, Loyola College, Baltimore, Maryland

Brooke Voelp was hired in 2005 as a 2nd grade teacher, then switched to teach 1st grade in 2012. In 2016, she became the grammar school vice principal and assists the grammar school principal with standardized testing, teacher certification, grammar school administration, and many other tasks.


Amy Ramsey, Director of Operations & Finance

  • BA, Government, 1987, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
  • MS, Accounting, 1988, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts

Amy Ramsey came to Rockbridge Academy as the K-2nd grade music teacher in 2003. In 2004, she transitioned to bookkeeper while still teaching music to grades K-2. As the school has grown, so have her responsibilities, becoming business manager in 2007 and director of finance in 2016.


Julie Marsh, Admissions Director

  • BS, Political Science with an emphasis in Chinese Studies, 2000, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

Julie Marsh has been a parent at Rockbridge Academy since her oldest child entered kindergarten in 2006. She came on board as Admissions Director in 2014, after serving Congressman Paul Broun as legislative assistant on Capitol Hill.

Meet our Staff

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    Monica Ault

    Upper School Administrative Assistant
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    Sonmin Crane

    Communications Manager
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    Cynthia Davis

    College Administrative Assistant
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    Rachel Fix

    Baldwin Front Office Receptionist
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    Amanda Goheen

    Health and Wellness Aide
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    Melanie Kaiss

    PE Teacher & Evergreen Front Office Receptionist
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    Heather Reardon

    Executive Assistant
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    Shannon Reich

    Operations Administrator
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    Tamara Rhodes

    Registrar & IT Coordinator
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    Robert Schingeck

    Facilities Manager
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    Krista Sweeney

    Health Officer
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    Tina Thompson

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    Michelle Walker

    Director of Advancement
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