CFS Appoints Vincent J. Napoleon Board Chair and President

The Church Farm School Board of Directors, at its May 14, 2024, Annual Meeting, elected Vincent J. Napoleon as Chair and President through May 2027. Vince joined the Board in 2018 and for the past year, has been serving as Vice Chair alongside Matthew J. Burns, whose three-year term as Chair and President recently expired. Vince is a seasoned C-suite business leader, legal executive and retired U.S. Air Force Reserve Colonel with extensive experience representing global Fortune 100 and 500 aerospace, technology, advanced technology, heavy industry, professional services and life-science related companies. He is Founder and Principal of Eagle Consulting Advisors, a business and legal advisory services firm. Vince also serves as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association where he presides over disputes between commercial parties.

As Chair, Vince oversees all Board Committees, which include an Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Audit Committee, Governance Committee, Building and Grounds Committee, Student Development and Marketing Committee and Development Committee. He also chairs the Head of School Search Committee, which is currently undergoing a national recruitment for Church Farm’s next leader. In the coming school year, Vince will work closely with Interim Head of School Tiffany Scott on a number of initiatives, including the current ongoing upgrades to the school’s residential cottages where more than 150 students and cottage faculty reside.

"I am honored to be selected as Chair and President of the Board of Directors of the Church Farm School. I look forward to working alongside our dedicated faculty, staff and student scholars to continue to build upon the legacy of the Shreiner family." Adds Tiffany Scott, "Church Farm School is fortunate to have Vince as a reliable, trusted and engaged leader as we center our work around student success and unlocking the potential of Church Farm School."

Active in church and civic duties, Vince also serves on the Board of Directors for the Bishop Walker School for Boys in Washington, DC. He is a former member of the Diocesan Council of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, DC, and the Board of Directors for the Boy Scouts of American National Capitol Area Council. Vince holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a focus on International Management and Marketing from Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He is also a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Air Command and Staff College and the U.S. Air Force Air War College.

Vincent resides in Potomac, MD, with his wife Lisa and are the proud parents of two adult children, Erin and Ian.

Vince is ably supported on the Church Farm School Board of Directors by treasurer Alemayehu Addis ’97, secretary Carol Aichele and 14 additional directors; bios for all can be found here. Immediate past Chair Matthew Burns and longtime board member Stacey Shreiner Kley are now recognized as honorary board members. 
The Church Farm School is an independent boarding and day school for boys in grades 9-12 located in Exton, PA. Founded in 1918 to provide an excellent education to young men from limited means, Church Farm School now serves boys from a range of socio-economic circumstances who are seeking an extraordinary educational opportunity. The school offers a challenging college preparatory curriculum and an exceptional level of personal attention, with class sizes averaging between just 7 and 12 students.