Faculty and Staff Directory

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    Vicki Carbonell Williamson '88
    Director of Advancement
    Boston College - B.A.
    Vicki Carbonell Williamson ’88 serves as Director of Advancement and has been a part of RE’s Advancement Office since 2009. Her work includes alumni engagement, community engagement and fundraising in all areas including the annual fund, major gifts and planned gifts. She has been in the field of advancement for 30 years and, prior to her time at RE, held leadership positions at Palmer Trinity School (Director of Development and Communications) and Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (Director of Development and Membership). She is a Miami native who chose to move back to Miami upon graduation from Boston College, where she received her BA in Communications and Spanish. She feels so fortunate to be a part of the RE community and is proud to be a part of the REconnect wave, which reminds our community regularly of all the connections each community member brings. Alumni, parents, parents of alumni, members of the professional community, trustees and former trustees all make up the fabric of RE and will forever be a part of the school and its future. A proud member of the RE Class of 1988, she is also the mother of Mia Williamson ’20 and Juliana Williamson ’22.
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    Kim Arredondo
    Director of Donor Relations, Advancement Communications
    Brown University - B.A.
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    Melissa Bonafonte
    Associate Director of Advancement
    University of Arizona - B.A.
    Thunderbird School of Global Management - M.B.A.
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    Stacey Chopp
    Special Events Coordinator, REPA Liaison
    San Diego State University - B.A.
    Yeshiva University - M.S.W.
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    Tony Mercadal
    Director of Advancement Services
    University of Miami - B.A.
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    Maggie Pearson '80
    Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement
    Hollins College - B.A.
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    Rhonda Smith
    Temporary Advancement Associate
    University of Miami - B.A.
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    Erika Valdes
    Annual Giving Coordinator
    Johnson & Wales University - B.S.
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.