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Welcome to Loyola Academy!

Founded in 1909, Loyola Academy is a co-educational college preparatory school rooted in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Jesuit education is the oldest and largest private academic system in the world, dating back to 1548. In the United States, there are 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and 55 high schools. 

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  • Our Mission

    To form women and men for meaningful lives of leadership and service in imitation of Jesus Christ through a college preparatory education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
  • Our Vision

    Loyola Academy strives to be the leading Jesuit college preparatory faith and education center in the United States. We are a diverse and committed community responding to our God-given call to become women and men for others who are religious, intellectually competent, physically fit, loving, open to growth and committed to doing justice.

Meet our Leadership

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  • Board of Trustees

    • James p. Walsh '79 — Head of Corporate Development, BMO Financial Group
    • James M. Baisley '92 — Managing Director, Frontage Search Partners
    • Mr. Phil Cooley, SJ — Student, First Year Studies
    • Hanley Dawson IV '86 — President, The Patrick Group
    • Rev. Matthew Dunch, SJ
    • William D. Forsyth — President, Frontier Partners
    • Rev. David A. Godleski, SJ — Minister of Jesuit Community, Loyola University
    • Brian E. Johnson — CFO, Newly Weds Foods
    • G. Preston Kendall III '80 — President, Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep
    • Rev. Jeffrey T. LaBelle, SJ — Associate Dean, College of Education, Marquette University
    • Genevieve M. LeFevour '99 — Shareholder, Johnson & Bell
    • James W. Lyman '79 — Corporate Vice President of Sales Operations, Reinhart Food Service
    • Kevin R. Lynch — Managing Director/Private Wealth Advisor, Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management
    • William A. McIntosh '57
    • Viola M. Meehan — Chief Financial Officer,Vanqua Bio, Inc.
    • Rev. Greg Ostdiek, SJ — President, Loyola Academy
    • Nancy E. Paridy — Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
    • Stephen J. Pemberton — Chief People Officer, Workhuman
    • Matthew T. Regan — Partner, Kirkland and Ellis
    • Joseph P. Roddy '82 — Attorney/Partner, Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, PC
    • Rev. Charlie Rodrigues, SJ — Assistant to the Provincial for Formation, Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus
    • Jimmy D. Smartzis '94 — Founding CEO, LanzaJet
    • Saly M. Sebastian '06 
    • Rev. James R. Shea, SJ —Teacher/Chaplain, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School
    • Susan Rollings Webb
  • Executive Leadership Team

    Fr. Greg Ostdiek, SJ Rev. Gregory J. Ostdiek, SJ
    Genevieve Atwood Genevieve Atwood
    Vice President for Athletics and Fitness
    Robert Desherow Robert Desherow '93
    Vice President for Admissions and Enrollment
    Brian Hake Brian Hake
    Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer
    Charles Heintz, Principal Charles Heintz
    Martin Jennings Martin Jennings '98
    Development Chief of Staff and Alumni Relations
    Bob Miller Robert O. Miller
    Vice President for Advancement
    Dennis R. Stonequist Dennis R. Stonequist '90
    Executive Vice President

Loyola Academy

1100 Laramie Avenue, Wilmette, Illinois 60091-1089  |  847-256-1100
Loyola Academy admits students of any race, color and national origin or ethnic origin.
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