Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is dedicated to our mission to provide an enriched preschool environment to children in Bridgeport, CT which will support the mastery of skills as they build a strong learning foundation on their educational journey.


  • Trish Tweedley, President, Philanthropic Management Advisor
  • John G. Duffy, Treasurer, Former Chairman and CEO, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
  • Moira Hintsa, Secretary, Marketing and Communications Committee, Former Board member Greens Farms Academy
  • Patricia D. Lewis, Founder & Head of School, Marketing and Communications Committee
  • Julie Mombello, Director & Head Teacher, Marketing and Communications Committee
  • Andrew Bentley, MA & BA in Graphic Design, 2011 & 2013, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design London, England
  • Lee Bollert, Former Educational Liaison for Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch
  • Brandon ClarkDirector of Talent at South Bronx Classical Charter Schools
  • Marissa DonnellyDirector of Development at The Center for Family Justice, Bridgeport and current parent
  • Mari Flicker, Child Advocate
  • Jennifer TookerWestport Board of Finance, member of the Board of Directors for the State Education Resource Center and serves on Bishop Frank Caggiano’s Education Commission for the Diocese of Bridgeport
  • Christina Whittaker

Advisory Committee

  • Hilary Ward, Executive Director, JP Morgan
  • John Cissel, Head of School, Harbor Country Day School
  • Howard Saffan

The Adam J Lewis Preschool would like to acknowledge the numerous volunteers who provide support to our mission.