Association of Independent School Admission Professionals
Part of the Mountain Valley Team since 2011
30+ Years experience in independent school education
Carl & Don travel often for conferences and expos.
Appointed Executive Director in April of 2020, Carl previously served MVTC as Associate Executive Director for Communications and Development, Director of Operations and Director of External Affairs. As a co-founder and member of Mountain Valley’s original leadership team, Carl’s passion for the MV mission is palpable.
Involved in independent school education for more than three decades, Carl is a veteran educator, administrator and fundraiser. He joined the Mountain Valley staff in 2011 from the Oliverian School, an alternative boarding school for students who have struggled in traditional academic environments, where he served as Director of External Affairs and as a member of the School’s Board of Trustees. Over the course of his career, he has been recognized for his work by such organizations as the Educational Testing Service, The Boys’ Club of New York, the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs and the Junior Boarding Schools Association, of which he is a co-founder.
Carl is a graduate of The Stanley H. King Counseling Institute. He was named to the Board of the IECA Foundation in 2014 and is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Association of Independent School Admission Professionals.
Prior to Oliverian, Carl worked as a teacher, coach, dormitory parent and administrator at Kimball Union Academy, Cardigan Mountain School, Tabor Academy and St. Paul’s School. A graduate of St. Paul’s School and Colby College, Carl and his wife, Cari, live on Mascoma Lake, in nearby Enfield, NH. The Lovejoys have three sons (and four granddaughters!): Ben is a Dartmouth College graduate and a retired National Hockey League player (and Stanley Cup champion!), Matt is a graduate of both the University of Virginia and the Curry School of Education at UVA and is head of Business Development for Advice Period, a Los Angeles based investment advisory firm, and Nick, a Dartmouth graduate, is a Vice President for Barclays Capital in New York City.