Dr. Regina Mooney joined St. Joseph's Academy as President in 2016, she is an exceptional leader who brings passion for Catholic education to this leadership role. She is a woman of deep Catholic faith who has a clear sense of what it takes to be an effective leader, especially in the context of a Catholic, single-gender institution. Dr. Mooney comes to SJA with Masters’ degrees in Sacred Theology and Divinity from Yale University and a Doctorate of Philosophy from Claremont University. Her experience has taken her from teaching at Harvey Mudd College to Dean of Students at Mount Holyoke College. She continued to advance to a Vice-President position at Reed College. She then shared her gifts in development at the high school level. She most recently served as Director of Institutional Advancement at Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, an all-girls middle and high school that is part of the global Sacred Heart Network, located in Bellevue, Washington. She joins St. Joseph’s Academy devoted to our mission, core values, and opportunities for growth, along with a breadth of experience in all aspects of school business operations including strategic planning, admissions and enrollment, college counseling, institutional advancement and alumnae relations.