The Senior Leaders of Randolph-Macon Academy

Tony Ballard and his wife enjoy hiking.

Tony Ballard

Middle School Principal
(540) 636-5417
  • M.S. Ed., Walden University
  • B.S., SUNY Oneonta
  • A.A., Herkimer County Community College
  • R-MA Mentor

When Tony Ballard became the assistant lacrosse coach at R-MA in the spring of 2015, he had little reason to suspect it would lead to a teaching position at


Clare Dame is the Director of Enrollment Management at Randolph-Macon Academy.

Clare Dame

Director of Enrollment Management
540-636-5342
  • M.Ed. James Madison University
  • B.A. College of William & Mary
  • R-MA Mentor

Clare Monahan Dame came to R-MA as the Director of Enrollment Management in September 2011 with plenty of experience and a unique understanding of prospectiv


Dr. Tess Hegedus believes education should be creative and innovative.

Tess Hegedus

Dean, Instructional Leadership & Innovation
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • M.Ed., Elon University
  • B.S., University of Pittsburgh
  • R-MA Mentor

Dean, Instructional Leadership & Innovation, Theresa (Tess) Hegedus, Ph.D., comes to R-MA with a rich background in education.