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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

    CHAIR
    • James P. Walsh '79 — Head of Corporate Development, BMO Financial Group
    MEMBERS
    • James M. Baisley '92 — Managing Director, Frontage Search Partners
    • Mr. Phil Cooley, SJ — Student, First Studies
    • Hanley Dawson IV '86 — President, The Patrick Group
    • Rev. Matthew Dunch, SJ — Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Loyola University of Chicago
    • G. Preston Kendall III '80 — President, Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep
    • Genevieve M. LeFevour '99 — Partner, Thompson Coburn, LP
    • John Livingston '85 — CEO, Verve Industrial Protection
    • Jennifer Lucas '99 — Director of Global Financial Controls, Walgreens Boots Alliance
    • 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. Theodore Munz, SJ — Strategic Finance, Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus
    • Rev. Greg Ostdiek, SJ — President, Loyola Academy
    • Mark C. Reed — President, Loyola University Chicago
    • 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. Samartzis '94 — Founding CEO, LanzaJet
    • Saly M. Sebastian '06 
    • Rev. James R. Shea, SJ —Teacher/Chaplain, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School
    • Hon. Patricia O'Brien Sheahan — Circuit Judge, Illinois Circuit Court of Cook County
     
  • Executive Leadership Team

    Fr. Greg Ostdiek, SJ Rev. Gregory J. Ostdiek, SJ
    President
    847.920.2421
    gostdiek@loy.org
     
    Genevieve Atwood Genevieve Atwood
    Vice President for Athletics and Fitness
    847.920.2490
    gatwood@loy.org
     
    Nick Bridich Nick Bridich
    Director of Admissions
    847.920.2483
    nbridich@loy.org
     
    Peggy Cook Peggy Cook
    Vice President of Institutional Advancement
    847.920.2428
    pcook@loy.org
     
    Tim Devine '88, Principal Timothy Devine '88
    Principal
    847.920.2405
    tdevine@loy.org
     
    Daniel Peterson Daniel Peterson '79
    Vice President of Finance & Operations, CFO/COO
    847.920.2424
    dpeterson@loy.org

Loyola Academy

1100 Laramie Avenue, Wilmette, Illinois 60091-1089  |  847-256-1100
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