Behind Every Great Student…
At Geffen Academy, our faculty and staff are reflective practitioners with deep experience who are committed to supporting students’ ideas, passions and academic interests.
Associate Director of Admissions
John is joining the Geffen Academy as his first step into the secondary school world after 10+ years of experience in higher education. He was most recently the Associate Director of Admissions and Recruiting at the Drucker School of Management at the Claremont Graduate University. Prior to CGU, John has experiences at UCLA’s Department of […]
Head of School
Prior to joining UCLA, Sibyll created and led a fellowship for outstanding public school teachers and principals from across the country.
Assistant Head of School
Neil was a founding member of de Toledo High School in West Hills, where he is Dean of Faculty Emeritus.
Director of Admissions and Enrollment
Keishia spent the past 13 years helping Los Angeles students prepare for independent school placement as the executive director of Independent School Alliance for Minority Affairs…
Dean of Students and School Culture
Radhika Khandelwal (Ms. Rad) comes to Geffen most recently from Brentwood School, where she was the 7th Grade Dean and taught middle school Human Development…
Music Department Chair
Michael taught music in New York City public schools for 11 years. He served on the New York State School Music Association Research Committee and Diversity Committee…
Lupita has worked as a human resources professional for more than 15 years, most recently at UCLA in Campus Human Resources in Benefits. In that capacity, she handled, leave of absence, medical disability, pregnancy disability, and provided UC policy interpretation to Campus Human Resources Managers. She is known for building strong relationships at all organizational […]
Science Department Chair
For the past nine years, Elizabeth was a science instructor at the Marlborough School. She is currently Program Head of its Leonetti O’Connell Honors Research in Science Program…
Tennis Program Director
Juan is an experienced tennis professional with more than 25 years of coaching experience. He was born and raised in Madrid (Spain), where he competed for Alfonso X El Sabio University as a top ranked singles and doubles player. Juan was a Tennis Pro for almost 9 years at the Madrid Tennis Federation, and has […]
Accounting and Budget Analyst
Prior to joining the Geffen Academy team, Chris worked for the Financial Affairs unit in the Dean’s Office of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, where he focused on financial reporting and analysis. He previously held positions with the UCLA Financial Systems Replacement Project and Campus Payroll. Chris earned his B.A. in Economics […]
Director of Development
Before joining Geffen Academy, Susan spent more than a decade at Harvard-Westlake School, where she was the Director of Alumni Relations for six years. Previous to that role, she was Associate Director…
Campus Operations Manager
Fay has been at UCLA for more than 30 years, serving as an office manager, executive assistant, administrative analyst and, most recently, a senior personnel analyst.