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Blake Davenport
Director of Athletics

James Rainey
Head of School

Linda Bryant
Assistant Head of School - Finance & Operations
Bryant is a summa cum laude business administration graduate with a master’s degree in administrative science. She has been a Randolph School staff member since 1991. Prior to that, she was a senior marketing representative and financial analyst. Bryant is a member of the Joint Research Project Organization, Mid-South Independent School Business Officers and the Nashville Association of Independent Business Officers. She and her husband, David Bryant, an insurance/financial consultant, have four children.

Jerry Beckman
Assistant Head of School for Academic Affairs
Beckman holds a master’s degree in education and recently completed an Educational Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Prior to joining the Randolph School faculty, he was principal of the St. Edward School in Nashville. He also worked as instrumental music director and fine arts chair at Father Ryan High School in Nashville. A former member of the United States Army Field Band in Washington, D.C., Beckman's honors include a listing on the School Library Journal's “Administrator Honor Roll” and winning its 2004 “Administrator of the Year” award. He is a member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and the National, Southern and Alabama Association of Independent Schools, the National Association of Gifted Children, and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.

Beckman and his wife, Tsuya, have two children enrolled at Randolph: Andrew and Thomas.

Glynn Below
Director of Admissions
Below, who holds bachelor's and master's degrees, joined the Randolph faculty in 1998. Prior to that, she taught French at the high school level in both Louisiana and Alabama and at the University of Alabama. Below is a member of the Pi Delta Phi French honor society and the following professional organizations: Alabama Association of Foreign Language Teachers, American Association of Teachers of French, American Council for Teachers of Foreign Language, Southern Conference on Language Teaching and National Network for Early Language Learning.

Below has a young daughter, Ally, currently enrolled at Randolph School, who is a member of the Class of 2016.

Craig Allen
Director of College Counseling
Allen is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College who also has a master’s degree from Shippensburg University. He came to Randolph in 1997. Prior to that, Allen worked as an administrator, coach and science teacher at the St. James School in Hagerstown, Md., and at Savannah Country Day School in Georgia. Allen is a member of the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the National and Southern Associations of College and Admissions Counselors. He and his wife, Betsy, an eighth-grade U.S. history and current events teacher at Randolph, have two grown children.

Ryan Liese
Upper School Head

Polly Robb

Robb joined the faculty at Randolph in 1995 with prior work experience developing community education programs for Huntsville Hospital. She is a member of the National Middle School Association. She and her husband, Robert, have three children, two of whom are currently enrolled at Randolph School: Hayley '05, Jenny '07, and Hudson '11.

Cindy Shaw
Lower School Head
Shaw holds two undergraduate degrees in addition to a master's degree. She joined the Randolph faculty in 1985. Prior to that, she gained experience teaching at the elementary school level in Utah, where she received the “Outstanding Teacher Award” from Southern Utah University in 1981.

Shaw is a member of Kappa Delti Pi, an international education honor society; the Principals Board of the Early Works Museum in Huntsville; and the National Association of Independent Schools.

She and her husband, Steve Shaw, an attorney, have four children.

Adam Bernick
Director of Visual and Performing Arts/ Band Director
Bernick holds a bachelor's degree in music and a master's degree in education from Vanderbilt University, where he was the assistant director of bands for four years. His teaching experience, private instruction and in academic settings, extends back to 1998. He is a proficient percussionist, guitarist, saxophonist, singer, composer, and conductor, and a member of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), the National Association for Music Educators (MENC), the National Band Directors Association (NBA), and the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA).

His wife, Laura, is a kindergarten teacher at Randolph.

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Rebecca Moore
Director of Communications
Moore joined Randolph in 2009 after spending 14 years at the American School in London. The positions she held there included Communications Director and Academic Assistant to the Head of School. Prior to that, she held alumni affairs, development, teaching and coaching positions at Friends Seminary and taught at Packer Collegiate Institute in New York City. She and husband James Saft have two daughters.

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