Vanessa Solis – President

The school leadership is committed to sustaining the high-quality, personalized student experience we have been known for since our founding. Nativity Jesuit Academy is grateful for the leadership of our board of trustees.

Nativity Board of Trustees


Andrés González – Vice President, Community Engagement and Chief Diversity Officer, Froedtert Health


Board Members:

Rev. Richard Abert, S.J. –  Superior, Père Marquette Jesuit Community


Meghan Dean- Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager, Baird Advisors


Mark Herr- Community Volunteer


Brad Kalscheur- Partner, Sub-Group Leader, Wealth Planning, Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP


Edward G. Kitz – Retired, Group Vice President, Legal, Risk, & Treasury, and Corp. Secretary, Roundy’s, Inc.


Rev. Jeffrey T. LaBelle, S.J. – Associate Professor, College of Education, Department of Educational Policy and Leadership, Marquette University


Stephanie Laudon – Regional Vice President, National Insurance Services


Yamilett Lopez- Associate, Godfrey & Kahn S.C.


Rev. Mike Marco, S.J. – President, Marquette University High School


Dan Nigro – President, Badger Mutual Insurance Company


Mary Nolte- Community Volunteer


James F. Parks – President, Berghammer Construction Corporation


Andrea Scrobel – Director of Property Management Services at The Heimat Group


Vanessa Solis – President, Nativity Jesuit Academy


Julie Steinhafel – Community Volunteer


Andrew Stith – President, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School Milwaukee


Lora Strigens- Vice President for Planning and Facilities Management, Marquette University

Emeriti Trustees

Anthea (Tia) L. Bojar, Ph.D. – Dean Emerita/Consultant, Cardinal Stritch University


Joseph L. Delgadillo – Consultant


George J. Gaspar – Retired Managing Director, Petroleum Research, Robert W. Baird & Co.


Rev. William T. Johnson, S.J. – Vice President for Strategic Growth, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School Milwaukee and Nativity Jesuit Academy Co-Founder


Donald W. Layden, Jr. – Partner, Quarles & Brady, LLC and Operating Partner, Baird Venture Partners and Baird Capital Partners


Bob Monday – Community Volunteer


David Murphy – Retired Vice President for Marketing and Communication, Marquette University


Scott A. Roberts – President and CEO, Ziegler Capital Management, LLC


John L. Stanley – Generosity Gameplan


Julie A. Tolan – Executive Vice President and Owner, Lauber Business Partners


Robert J. Wisniewski – Retired, President & CEO, Trade Press Media Group, Inc.


Michael W. Zielinski – Assistant General Counsel, Northwestern Mutual


Staff Leadership


Vanessa Solis President


Ally Beckwith – Assistant Principal


Monique Deshotels – Assistant Principal


Emily Keuter – Director of Advancement


Jesus Torres – Director of Finance