Board of Directors

List of 10 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.
  • Mary Ashenfelter

    Director of Development, Legion of Christ and Assistant Director, Regnum Christi Atlanta. Previously, Mary lead strategic and operational teams at Kaiser Permanente for 16 years and founded and consulted to several real estate holding companies. She has over 30 years experience providing strategic, operational, financial and marketing leadership. Mary has an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a BS in Business Administration from Bucknell University.

    Mary and her husband, Jim, have two adult daughters who attended Catholic schools in Atlanta. The Ashenfelters are members of St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church in Lilburn.
  • Lori Chmura

    Lori is a seasoned veteran in the healthcare space beginning her career as a CCRN working in critical care, trauma and emergency medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital, Emory University Hospital and St Joseph’s of Atlanta. She transitioned into the medical device industry as a Clinical Specialist with Datascope, now Maquet, and with a track record of success took on increasing levels of leadership completing her 10 year tenure as the Vice President of North American Sales. She spent time as a regional Corporate Sales Director for Medtronic and then moved over to Covidien Endo mechanical where she spent 4 years as the VP of Sales and Marketing. Prior to her current role she served as the VP of the US for Cordis, a Johnson and Johnson company. Today she leads Dune Medical Devices as the CEO. Lori is known as a champion of change management. She has led numerous Women’s leadership imperatives and currently serves as the President-elect on the Atlanta Chapter board for the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association. She holds a BSN from Southern Ct State University.

    Lori and her husband Steve have two children, both of whom attended and graduated from Pinecrest Academy. Lori is passionate about mentoring young adults and co-led the annual March for Life trip to Washington DC for many years while her children attended Pinecrest. She has served in numerous volunteer capacities throughout her tenure. Members at St Benedict Catholic Church for the past 25 years, Lori has been active in the parish serving as a Eucharistic minister, sacristan, and lector.
  • Richard Flaig

    Dick is retired from the Coca-Cola Co. having held various executive positions in marketing and sales: Area Sales Manager, Vice President, Director of National Chain Accounts, Vice President Corporate Marketing and Executive Assistant to the Chief Marketing Officer. In 2000 he joined the adjunct faculty at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University as a Distinguished Lecturer teaching marketing courses in the under graduate and in the MBA program. He received a Doctor of Business Administration degree, Honoris Causa, in 1993 recognizing his contributions to the foodservice industry.

    Dick and his wife Verleen have three children and six grandchildren and are members of St. Brendan’s Catholic Church. He is active in several ministries and serves as Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus. Dick and Verleen's two granddaughters, Maddy and Megan Gehrts, have both attended Pinecrest since Kindergarten, .
  • Alex Munoz

    Alex Muñoz is an Atlanta native. He graduated from Georgia Tech with a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management. He went on to receive a Master’s degree in Information Systems from George Washington University. After a 15-year career in manufacturing and financial services, Alex broadened his experience by working in diverse industries ranging from health information management to the non-profit sector. He was instrumental in the turn-around of a public company which recently sold for $300MM. Alex serves as a mentor in the Catholic Charities Leadership Program as well as the Georgia Tech MentorJackets program. He is President Emeritus of the Georgia Tech Intown Alumni Network and an event sponsor for the George Washington University Alumni Association Atlanta Club. He currently serves on the board of the Lifecycle Building Center, a nonprofit Atlanta-area resource for material disposal and discounted building materials. He and his wife María are active members of the Cathedral of Christ the King in Atlanta and are the parents of five children ranging in age from adolescent to young adult, all of whom attended Pinecrest.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tan Tam

    Senior Financial Executives with over 20 years of experience • Held several executive roles at Lund International, Miller Zell, Inc. and Carter & Associates, Morgan Stanley and Ernst & Young • Tan received a Bachelor of Accounting from Georgia State University and is a State of Georgia Certified Public Accountant.

    Tan and his wife Celeste have one child at Pinecrest, Ethan. Tan and Celeste have been active with the Pinecrest community since Ethan became a student in 2013 through various volunteering roles. Tan enjoys coaching youth soccer for Pinecrest UFA leagues. The Tams are parishioners at St. Benedict Catholic Church.
  • 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.