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New Board Chair and Former Board Chair

Head of School Chris Angel '89

Chris Angel ’89 has been a Baylor student, athlete, alumnus, teacher, coach, dorm parent, and administrator, and settled into his role as Baylor's Head of School on July 1, 2021. Prior to that he served as headmaster at Hammond School (2009-2021) in Columbia, S.C., a college preparatory day school for boys and girls in pre-kindergarten through grade 12. He was Hammond's Upper School Head from 2002-2009. A graduate of the University of Georgia with a B.S. degree in biology, Chris also received his M.A. degree in private school leadership from Columbia University in New York City. He and his wife, Peggy, have three daughters: Rosemary, Lilly, and Abigail '25.

“Each day presents itself with an occasion for which to be grateful for the myriad of opportunities our students have on this campus and beyond. Our faculty and staff work tirelessly, honing their craft and exposing our students to creative and exciting challenges in so many areas. From our academic classrooms to our athletic fields to our arts studios, in our dormitories and beyond, Baylor teachers and coaches push our students to be the best versions of themselves. In short, we change lives in positive ways.”Chris Angel '89
Head of School


Board of Trustees

Alexis Guerry Bogo '89, Chair
John Frederick Akers '72
Kara Ethier Ashburn '99
G. Matthew Brock, DDS '91
Benjamin P. Brown '00
Robert C. Bullard '81
Allison Edgmon Cromie '90
Joseph H. Davenport IV  '97
Christine R. Dillard '97  
Benjamin L. Fischer '85
Alexander Guerry III '67
Richard R. Hays '78
J. Robert Headrick, MD '82
Frederick H. Howalt III '85
James C. Hudson '75
William R. Ireland '75
David L. Knox '02
Pamela L. McKenney
Brooke P. Moore
Scott L. Probasco III '73
G. Leyden Pugh, Jr. '85
C. Lockman Reddic '84
John G. Reid '87
David Y. Smith
Jason L. Soss '97