Ryan Gallagher '00 Named Principal of Brother Martin

Gallagher_Ryan401Brother Martin High School is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ryan Gallagher ‘00 as Principal starting with the 2017-2018 school year. Currently, Gallagher serves as the Assistant Principal for Discipline and Attendance and Head Cross Country Coach. Mr. Greg Rando ‘77, who has served 11 years as principal, will assume significant additional responsibilities as Executive Vice President.  Rando will continue to bring his knowledge and expertise in carrying out the mission of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart.

“Ryan has demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities and the kind of passion for our mission that will be vital in his role as principal. He also has both the vision and the service-oriented approach to leadership we value so much,” said Rando.

Gallagher has spent 12 years as teacher and administrator at Brother Martin High School.  As a student at Brother Martin, he was a recipient of the Golden Crusader award, the highest award given to seniors. Gallagher continued his education at Tulane University, earning his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees. In 2005, he returned to Brother Martin in the English department before taking on vital roles including Director of Student Formation, co-Director of Staff Development, and assistant coach in basketball and track & field.

“Brother Martin High School has been and continues to be an integral part of my life and that of my family. I am honored and humbled that the Board of Directors and the leadership of Brother Martin High School has the confidence in me to serve our school community as Principal. I look forward to continue working in partnership with the school community in the charism and tradition of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart,” said Gallagher.

Mr. John Devlin will continue in his role as president of Brother Martin, overseeing the institution and continuing his service to the Brothers of the Sacred Heart United States Province.

The mission of Brother Martin High School is to form young people through a holistic education that fosters academic excellence in a caring, disciplined community which integrates Catholic tradition and the charism of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart to meet the needs of a changing world.