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Meet The Staff

Chris Cook

Director of Advancement

  213-233-0133 ext. 309

Chris has been the Director of Advancement since October 2011. He has two sons with his husband Jeff; they joined the St. James' community in the fall of 2006 when William started Kindergarten. William graduated with the Class of 2013, and Jamie will be in the Class of 2018.

Nari Kye

Assistant Director of Advancement

  213-233-0133 ext. 306

Nari joined the St. James' community in August 2015 after previously working at Marlborough School and the Center for Early Education. She is thrilled to be learning more about the school and its extraordinary community and is looking forward to being part of St. James' traditions and helping create new ones that will enrich the St. James' experience for everyone.

Andrew Wright

Communications Manager

  213-382-2315 ext. 305

 Andrew is in his second year at St. James' in 2017-18, he brings years of experience as a graphic designer to the position. From 2011-13 Andrew also taught the after school chess program at St. James' and made him eager to join in full time. He is a Tampa native and spends his weekend playing and coaching roller hockey in Burbank.

Marissa Boyle


  213-382-2315 ext. 312

Marissa joins St. James' after working in the independent school world in New York City for several years. She is a journalism graduate of Northeastern University and a Florida native.