Administration & Staff
Having served on the administrative staff at Fideles since 2004, Carla Rutherford oversees the academic, business, admissions, marketing, and development operations of the school.
Having served on the Fideles staff since 2007, Kristi Bailey serves as Academic Coordinator for the school. Kristi holds a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education and an MA in Elementary Education from the University of Alabama. Prior to serving at Fideles, Kristi taught for seven years in public schools.
Dean of Students
A staff member at Fideles since 2005, Jill Harrison serves as Dean of Students. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Education (specifically in middle school education) from Valdosta State College. Prior to working at Fideles, Jill taught 6th grade in public school.
Business Development Manager
Jennifer McAllister, a registered CPA in the state of Georgia, serves as the Business Development Manager for Fideles. In addition, she also manages the Georgia Tax Credit program, guiding parents in the various nuances of this valuable resource. Jenni has served in multiple roles with Fideles serving in the past as Athletic Director and Controller as well as continuing to teach multiple classes. Jenni will receive a Masters in Accounting from Auburn University in 2016.
Caryn McCraney serves as Treasurer of the Fideles Board of Directors as well as the school’s Financial Administrator. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Memphis. Prior to her role on staff at Fideles, she worked in corporate accounting for 15 years (controller, revenue manager, sr. reporting analyst, etc) with the last eight years in public accounting (corporate tax returns, partnership tax returns, personal tax returns, non-profit tax returns, monthly reviews, payroll, etc.).
Michelle Whitfield has been working on staff at Fideles since 2012. She currently serves as the Administrative Assistant. Michelle holds an Associate of Science degree in Nursing from Clayton State College.
Kate Tate has served as Athletic Director for our sports program since 2014. She has a passion for sports and a desire to grow the program. She holds a Bachelors of Arts in Speech Communications from George Mason University.