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Leadership Team

Our leadership team is comprised of educators who are experienced yet adaptable, wise yet approachable, and who are, above all, passionate about making Seven Hills a special place to learn and grow.

Meet our Leadership team


Chris Garten

Head of School
B.A. Comparative Literature, Princeton University
M.A. English Literature, Columbia University

Susan Marrs

Assistant Head of School; Director of College Counseling & Director of Studies
B.A. Economics, University of Cincinnati
M.Ed. Secondary Education, University of Cincinnati

Scott Cagle

Director of Technology
B.S. Environmental Science, Ohio State University
Cert. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, New Horizons Computer Learning Center


Head of Lotspeich Lower School
B.A. Education & Child Study, Smith College
M.Ed. Educational Leadership, Miami University


Tracy Murch

Head of Doherty Lower School
Admin. Cert. Administration and Supervision, Plymouth State College
M.Ed. Special Education, Notre Dame College
B.A. Education, St. Michael’s College

Bill Waskowitz

Head of Middle School
B.A. Religious Studies, Hamilton College
M.A. Religion, Yale Divinity School

Matt Bolton

Head of the Upper School
B.A. English Literature, Binghamton University
M.S.Ed. Administration & Supervision/English Curriculum & Teaching, Fordham University
PhD. English Literature, City University of New York Grad School


Racheal Quinn

Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
B.S. Anthropology, University of California, Riverside


Auriel Buchanan

Director of Communications & Marketing
B.A. English, University of Dayton
B.S. Education, University of Dayton

Janet Hill

Director of Enrollment Management
B.A. History, Berea College

Margo Kirstein

Director of Development
B.F.A. Broadcasting, University of Cincinnati

Scott Willard

Athletic Director
M.A. Educational Leadership, Plymouth State University
B.A. Economics, Kenyon College