Staff Directory

Cristo Rey Columbus

Jim Foley

President

Jim Foley earned a B.A. in theology and a J.D. from the University of Notre Dame.  He became the first President of Cristo Rey Columbus in 2011. Jim was previously a partner at the Vorys law firm and taught at Ohio State and Capital law schools. He has served as Board Chair of Catholic Social Services and the St. Timothy Board of Education. Additionally, he served on the Board of the Ohio Legal Rights Service Commission and chaired the Upper Arlington Charter Review Commission.

Caroline Blosser
Caroline Blosser

Senior Work-Study Coordinator

Ms. Blosser brings 7 years’ experience as an educator and relationships manager, with special focus on supporting students & partners in developing their own personal missions. Caroline holds a BA in Ancient History from Barnard College, spent two years teaching in Japan, and loves hiking and traveling.
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Meghan Devring
Meghan Devring

Admissions Director

Ms. Devring is an experienced Director of Admissions, having spent 15+ years working in non-profit and education.  She has a passion for introducing our wonderful school to new students and their families. Meghan can be reached by phone at (614) 223-9261 x008. 
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Shelby Fischer
Shelby Fischer

Assistant Principal for Student Affairs

Mrs. Fischer holds a MS in Education. With nearly 20 years in the profession, including roles as teacher and administrator, she leads students and teachers with a balance of compassion and accountability. She believes in setting high expectations for herself and others.
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Patrick Hickman
Patrick Hickman

Co-Principal

Mr. Hickman is an educator and school leader who serves students, teachers, staff, and parents so they can maximize their potential and be their best selves. He loves his wife and two boys dearly, and he strives to seek justice, love mercy, and walk humbly with God every day. Go Cougars!
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Somers Martin
Somers Martin

Professional Work-Study Director of Sales

Ms. Martin is the Professional Work Study Program Director of Sales whose primary responsibility includes relationship building with current and future partners of Cristo Rey Columbus. This work combines her passions for business and education to help grow the Columbus workforce while forming strong outcomes for Cristo Rey Columbus studentsSomers can be reached by phone at 614-223-9261 x 005.
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Carly Miller
Carly Miller

Associate Director of Advancement and Strategic Planning

Ms. Miller was born and raised in Columbus, Carly earned her Bachelor’s at Swarthmore College in PA and her J.D. from Ohio State. In this, her second career, she’s thrilled to be working with and inspired by the incredible students, faculty and staff of Cristo Rey Columbus. Carly can be reached by phone at (614) 223-9261 x011.
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Rachel Miller
Rachel Miller

Work-Study Coordinator

Ms. Miller studied at Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism and has always followed her two major career interests: writing and working with students. Rachel is energized about her role, and is grateful for the unique opportunity to work alongside the school’s awesome students and business partners.
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Kristin Mutchler
Kristin Mutchler

Professional Work-Study Director of Operations

Ms. Mutchler holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Policy from Boston University, and Master’s degree in Educational Theatre from New York University, and a law degree from The Ohio State University.  Her passion is helping students discover their passions and problems they want to solve in the world!
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Andre' Nash Jr.
Andre' Nash Jr.

Athletic Director

Mr.  Nash Jr attended Muskingum University, where he earned his Bachelors and Master’s Degree in education. Mr. Nash has been a coach at the High School and the collegiate levels and loves the life lessons that students gain through sports and being a part of a team. Mr. Nash is married with two sons.
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Linda Silva
Linda Silva

Director of Advancement

Ms. Silva is a fundraising, advancement specialist, working in her field for over 20 years.  She believes in the power of building a culture of philanthropy with stakeholders and creating excitement around the possibility of greater impact. Linda can be reached by phone at 614-223-9261 x 010.
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Sonia Sprayberry
Sonia Sprayberry

Work-Study Coordinator

Ms. Sprayberry has grown up in Columbus, and has a background in Education. She loves working with young people, which brought her to Cristo Rey. Prior to joining the team, she worked at local schools in various capacities and spent a few years at Boys & Girls Club of Columbus. Sonia is thrilled to be at Cristo Rey to help students achieve their full potential.
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Nicole Wright
Nicole Wright

Advancement Coordinator

Ms. Wright is an advancement professional specializing in logistics, event and project management.  She has worked in Central Ohio non-profits for over 20 years and enjoys collaborating with the community and her co-workers in supporting the students and mission of Cristo Rey Columbus. Nicole can be reached by phone at 614-223-9261 x 012.
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Joni Molnar

Bookkeeper

Ms. Molnar joined Cristo Rey Columbus in January 2014 serving as the Executive Assistant to the President and Bookkeeper and manager of the school’s participation in State and Federal programs.  Away from school, Joni loves family time and spending time at their home in northern Michigan.
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Ed Reik

Accountant

Mr. Reik holds a BSBA degree from The Ohio State University and is a CPA.  He started his career with Price Waterhouse and then worked over 30 years for JPMorgan Chase in the mortgage banking business where he served as Controller and VP Financial Analysis Manager. He joined Cristo Rey in 2017 and is honored to be part of this great staff.
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Ryan Michelle Pettit
Ryan Michelle Pettit

Co-Principal

Mrs. Pettit has over 15 years teaching experience. She earned her bachelor’s in Mathematics Education from Asbury University and her Masters in Education from Baker University. She is currently pursuing another Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of Notre Dame.
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Jeff King
Jeff King

Facilities Director

Mr. King attended The Ohio State University and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture. He served as a project manager for commercial general contracting firms in Columbus for 16 years,and then built his own general contracting business for 20 years until he joined Cristo Rey Columbus.  Mr. King has a daughter and son and enjoys numerous sports and volunteering.
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Betty Rodriguez
Betty Rodriguez

Breakfast and Lunch Coordinator

Andrea Ross
Andrea Ross

Nurse

Sherri Smith
Sherri Smith

Front Office

Graduate of South HS, Franklin Univ. & The Ohio State University (Communication); attended Kent State & Columbus State Community College.  Ms Smith has worked with youth for more than 30 years. God’s best blessings: Sons (Christopher & Christian), Grandkids (Jasmine & CJ) and being at Cristo Rey Columbus. Sherri can be reached by phone at (614) 223-9261  x004.
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Sarah Solarte
Sarah Solarte

Front Office