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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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  • THE 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.
  • THE VISION:

    TO STRIVE to be the leading Jesuit college preparatory faith and education center in the nation. To be 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 Walsh '79 — Head of Corporate Development, BMO Financial Group
    MEMBERS
    • James Baisley '92 — Managing Director, Frontage Search Partners
    • Mr. Phil Cooley, SJ — Student, First Year Studies
    • Hanley Dawson '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 '80 — President, Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep
    • Rev. Jeffrey LaBelle, SJ — Associate Dean, College of Education, Marquette University
    • Genevieve LeFevour '99 — Shareholder, Johnson & Bell
    • James Lyman '79 — Corporate Vice President of Sales Operations, Reinhart Food Service
    • Kevin Lynch — Managing Director/Private Wealth Advisor, Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management
    • William McIntosh '57
    • Viola 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
    • Steve Pemberton — Chief People Officer, Workhuman
    • Matthew T. Regan — Partner, Kirkland and Ellis
    • Joe 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 Smartzis '94 — Founding CEO, LanzaJet
    • Saly 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
    President
    847.920.2421
    gostdiek@loy.org
     
    Genevieve Atwood Genevieve Atwood
    Vice President for Athletics and Fitness
    847.920.2490
    gatwood@loy.org
     
    Robert Desherow Robert Desherow '93
    Vice President for Admissions and Enrollment
    847.920.2480
    bdesherow@loy.org
     
    Brian Hake Brian Hake
    Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer
    847.920.2424
    bhake@loy.org
     
    Charles Heintz, Principal Charles Heintz
    Principal
    847.920.2405
    cheintz@loy.org
     
    Martin Jennings Martin Jennings '98
    Vice President of Alumni and Network Engagement
    847.920.2429
    mjennings@loy.org
     
    Bob Miller Robert O. Miller
    Vice President for Advancement
    847.920.2428
    bmiller@loy.org
     
    Dennis R. Stonequist Dennis R. Stonequist '90
    Executive Vice President
    847.920.2443
    dstonequist@loy.org

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