Carolyn Jess

. Carolyn Jess is the Director of Development with a focus on all areas of philanthropy: development, strategic planning, marketing, project management, relationships, grants, alumni and events. With a 30 year career in business and marketing, Carolyn has specialized in positive double digit growth in education for the past 10 years, with more than [...]

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Kim Ellsworth

... Kim loves serving, teaching, exceeding expectations, and helping others become their best.  As a Master of Educational Leadership and Bachelor of Science in Education, she has been part of the Heritage Team for over 15 years.  She was the inaugural principal for both Laveen and Maricopa Campuses, building them from zero to thriving [...]

By |2023-11-20T22:48:31+00:00August 16th, 2023|Comments Off on Kim Ellsworth

Barry Halterman

Barry Halterman is a project manager and has been part of the Heritage Academy family since 2014. Since joining Heritage Academy, Barry has been a science teacher, department chairperson, and assistant principal. Prior to joining Heritage Academy, Barry earned an AA degree in Business Information Systems Technology from BYU Idaho, followed by a BS in [...]

By |2023-11-09T17:32:37+00:00November 28th, 2022|Comments Off on Barry Halterman

Eric Vogelsberg

Eric Vogelsberg is the Chief Financial Officer of Heritage Academy.  Prior to joining Heritage, he worked in various accounting and finance leadership positions for over 30 years.  He graduated from Brigham Young University with a Masters of Accountancy and is a certified public accountant. Eric is a father of seven children and has seven grandchildren.  [...]

By |2023-11-09T17:32:51+00:00March 16th, 2021|Comments Off on Eric Vogelsberg

Terrell Hoffman

Terrell was raised in St. Louis, Missouri and attended BYU-Idaho for her post-secondary education in General Studies, with an emphasis in business and dance. She has worked in non-profits for over 15 years in various capacities as well as owning her own business. Terrell joined the Heritage Family in 2018, to bring Heritage Academy to [...]

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David Bear

David is the IT Director for Heritage Academy as well as a classroom teacher. Mr. Bear has been a lifelong Arizonan except for briefly living in Japan and Utah. He earned a BS in History at BYU and also completed the core classes for a Computer Science Teaching minor degree. During that time he [...]

By |2023-11-13T17:54:40+00:00October 4th, 2018|Comments Off on David Bear

Dawn Schwenckert

Mrs. Schwenckert is currently serving as Heritage Academy’s Special Education Director for all four campuses, working with our SPED teachers and Heritage families to help scholars with their social and academic needs. Dawn has been involved in education for the last 25 years in both the general education setting as a science teacher and [...]

By |2023-11-09T17:33:49+00:00October 4th, 2018|Comments Off on Dawn Schwenckert

Jennifer Whitmire

Jennifer is the Human Resources Director for all Heritage Academy Schools. She is responsible for benefits, maintaining Heritage Academy policies, employee handbooks, employee relations issues, and talent acquisition. Jennifer began her career in the retail industry before moving into non-profit organizations. Jennifer brings more than 10 years of Human Resources experience including over two [...]

By |2023-08-16T18:57:27+00:00September 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Jennifer Whitmire

Bryon Deselms

Bryon Deselms, who holds an MBA from the University of Phoenix, has been a member of the Heritage Academy team for eight years.  During that time Bryon has been a teacher, an academic adviser, student database expert, and was recently promoted to be the contract and facilities manager for the district.  His myriad of responsibilities [...]

By |2023-08-16T18:57:24+00:00September 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Bryon Deselms

Lindsey Lundeen

Lindsey Lundeen Crosland has been with Heritage Academy for over 7 years. She earned her BA in Anthropology from ASU’s School of Human Evolution and Social Change. Previously she earned her Associates from BYU-Idaho and was fortunate to study at BYU-Jerusalem. She continues to take classes and further her education whenever she can. She [...]

By |2023-12-18T16:47:28+00:00September 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Lindsey Lundeen
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