Board of Directors

List of 6 items.

  • Mark Doxtader, Chairman of the Board

    Owner, Carton Craft Supply, Inc. and Impact Alliance, LLC • Member of the President’s Council. Mark received a business degree from Spring Hill College.

    Mark and his wife Angie have been long and active members of the Pinecrest community. In the twenty years they have been affiliated with the school, they have served as both presidents and vice presidents of the Parents Association. They have spearheaded volunteer work days to beautify the campus and are ever present at Pinecrest events serving wherever they are needed. The oldest of their four children, Maggie, is a 2011 graduate of Pinecrest Academy and Cole is a 2014 graduate. Their other children, Anne Marie and Mia, are currently enrolled in Pinecrest. The Doxtaders attend St. Benedict’s Catholic Church.
  • Eduardo Arribasplata

    Owner, Blue Ventures LLC. Previously, Eduardo has held various executive positions in the apparel, mining, and service industries both in the US and overseas. He graduated from Mercer University with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering.

    Eduardo and his wife, Sylvia, have five children. Eddie, the oldest, graduated from Pinecrest in 2012. Sarah, Nicholas, and Angelina are graduating from Pinecrest in 2018, 2020, and 2026 respectively. Christopher, the youngest, will join Pinecrest in 2021. The Arribasplatas are parishioners at St. Brendan’s Catholic Church.
  • Ken Nelson

    20+ years of success in global sales and marketing leadership roles across the education technology marketplace. Ken has been working with public and private schools around the world to empower teachers with tools and training targeted at inspiring rising scholars in both K-12 and HiEd.

    Ken and his wife Karen have three kids – two in college and son Jackson who has been at Pinecrest since PK-3 and is in the class of 2028. The Nelson’s are members of St Brendans Catholic Church.
  • Father Lino Otero, LC

    Former Leadership Consultant at Catholic Leadership Institute, Fr. Lino has been been involved in leadership development since 2009. As pastor of a parish in Yonkers, New York, he was chosen to participate in the first Learning Community of Parish Catalyst, an organization dedicated to leveraging vibrant parishes in North America.  

    For two years Fr. Lino was the Territorial Administrator (CFO) of the Legion of Christ and the Regnum Christi Movement in North America. Today he is the superior of his community of Legionary priests, Section Director to Regnum Christi men in Atlanta and chaplain to a non-profit organization called to bring God to the workforce called His Way at Work.
    His training has included acquiring degrees in Business Administration, Philosophy and Theology.  He has been a school teacher, a school administrator and a youth leader. He has been the pastor of two parishes and done parish ministry for over 17 years.  He also started a radio station and a school coop.
  • Steve Soukup

    With 20+ years of success in progressive sales leadership roles at early stage, PE owned, and large global market-leading brands in the competitive B2B technology solutions marketplace, Steve is Chief Revenue Officer at DefenseStorm, a cyber-security and cyber-complance company whose mission is to help community banks and credit unions be secure and compliant.

    Steve and his wife Ginger have been part of the Pinecrest community since 2015. Both are proud graduates of Boston College. All 4 of their children currently attend Pinecrest. Twin sons Tom and Charlie are members of the class of 2021, son Michael is in the class of 2022 and their youngest, daughter Maggie, is in the class of 2024. The Soukups have been members of St. Benedict's Catholic Church since moving to the Atlanta area from Northeast Ohio in 2012.
  • Alfonso Villarreal

    Chief Financial Officer, Norsan Group. 25 years of management experience including Chief Operating Officer for Norsan • Head of e-Business and Consumer Dialogue for British American Tobacco • Director of Professional Services for MicroStrategy Consulting and other management positions at Kellogg’s, Procter & Gamble, BBVA, CEMEX & Heineken.

    Alfonso & his wife Monica have been members of the Pinecrest Community for 10 years, serving wherever they are needed. Their older son, Alfonso, graduated in 2015 and their other 3 children, Estefi, Jesus and Juan Pablo currently attend Pinecrest. The Villarreals attend St. Brendan’s Catholic Church where Alfonso serves at the Pastoral Council.
If you would like to contact the Board, please send an email to: board@pinecrestacademy.org.