Leadership Team


Brother Brian Carty, FSC




Angel R. Gonzalez, Ph.D., '99

Head of School



Michael Tapscott '99

Assistant Head of School



Nadine Carroll '93

Academic Dean



Soobin Lim '03

Systems Manager and Pandemic Coordinator 



Mildred Morency

Director of High School Placement



Vinesha Phillip-Civil

Director of Admissions and Recruitment



Deirdre O'Brien

Director of Development 

Deirdre comes to De La Salle from Friends Seminary where she was the Director of Annual Giving. Prior to Friends, Deirdre was Director of Annual Giving and Alumnae Relations at her alma mater, School of the Holy Child in Rye, New York. A former human rights lawyer, she worked in the Special Department for War Crimes, Prosecutor's Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina, at the Committee on the Administration of Justice in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and at the Pat Finucane Centre in Derry, Northern Ireland. Deirdre holds her B.A. from the University of Albany, J.D. from the City University of New York Law School, and her LL.M. from the Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland, Galway. She served for six years on the Board of Trustees at the Cornelia Connelly Center (CCC), a middle school (grades 4-8) empowering girls at risk to reach their full potential. Deirdre is currently a member of the Leadership Council at CCC.  In 2018 and 2019, she was Co-Chair of the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) Institutional Advancement Conference.