Chris Gilliland joined the Bishop Ireton staff as Director of Constituent Relations in August of 2017. Before arriving at Ireton, he was the Manager of Development and Alumni Relations at Barrie School in Silver Spring, Maryland. Chris served as the Director of Development, Director of Athletics, and Head Football Coach, among other positions, at Massanutten Military Academy in Woodstock, Virginia, from 2010-2015. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in History from Virginia Military Institute, a Master's Degree in History from Florida State University, and a Master's in Education from American College of Education.
Ryan P. Fannon '89 is currently an Advancement Officer and long time member of the Bishop Ireton community going back to his student days on Cambridge Road in the 80's. A 1993 graduate of Villanova University with a degree in Communications, Ryan has served Bishop Ireton in a variety of capacities since 2007, including as a golf coach, Director of Alumni Relations, and Director of Advancement. He took on his current role in July 2017.
Mrs. Lanetta Gilder-Sodipo
Advancement Services and Database Manager
University of Maryland University College - Masters of Science in Management University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Bachelors of Science Austin Peay State University - Bachelors of Science
Lanetta M. Gilder-Sodipo joined the Bishop Ireton Advancement team as the Advancement Services and Database Manager in July 2014. Lanetta has over 14 years of experience working with various fundraising teams and volunteers, creating policies and procedures, running reports, researching prospects, imputing and analyzing data. Lanetta is a graduate of Austin Peay State University (1997), the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (2005) and the University of Maryland University College (2015)
John Lilly was born and raised in Northern Virginia, attending George Mason University for undergradudate studies. After graduating in the Spring of 2014, he has worked in various Communications and Marketing roles for faith-based and non-profit organizations, including most recently the Basilica of Saint Mary in Old Town, Alexandria. John and his wife, Kara, were married May 6, 2017 and live in Burke, VA.