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Our School Board

Our School Board



Marian Chase

B.S. Applied Mathematics – Georgia Tech (cum laude)
M.S. Finance – Georgia State University

Marian is the parent of two DCS students. She is a native of Dunwoody, graduated from Dunwoody High School, and earned degrees at Georgia Tech and Georgia State University. Marian worked in actuarial consulting and in HR for Fortune 500 companies based in Atlanta. Her background includes compensation & benefits plan design, project management, and communication. After serving on the DCS Board of Directors for the past three years, she stepped into the role of Interim Head of School for DCS in 2021. Marian and her husband, Gerry, live in Dunwoody with their three children. 


Cindi Manley

B.A. – University of West Florida (summa cum laude)

Cindi Manley has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1989. She previously served as the financial leader of a private school which began with 23 students in rented space. She helped lead and grow the program to an enrollment of 126 students on a five acre campus. Cindi and her husband Scott, who is a Delta pilot, have been married for 39 years. Their son Jack serves in the United States Marine Corps.

Rob Weaver

Ph.D. coursework – Georgia Institute of Technology
M.S. – Georgia Institute of Technology (summa cum laude)
B.S. – Georgia Institute of Technology (summa cum laude)

Native Atlantan Rob Weaver holds a Masters degree in Theoretical Physics. As a serial entrepreneur, he has built and led dynamic businesses in the fields of software development and real estate. He currently serves as a deacon at Dunwoody Community Church.  Rob and his wife Sydney have four children and live in Dunwoody.

John Cowart

B.S. – Emory University 

John Cowart is a native of Atlanta who was raised in Dunwoody and graduated from Marist High School and Emory University. John’s family has deep roots in the Dunwoody and surrounding communities and has invested in local private Christian schools. Today, John lives in Dunwoody with his wife Cheri, where he is active in the real estate development and business finance. The family has four children, and attends Northpoint and Passion City churches.

Brandie Szuda

B.S. - Illinois State University
MS-HMI - Kennesaw State University 

Brandie holds a Masters degree in Healthcare Management and Informatics. She has worked in multiple analytics roles within the insurance industry and currently leads a team of Data Scientists. Brandie is a regular volunteer in the children’s ministry at Dunwoody Baptist Church. She and her husband have two children who attend Dunwoody Christian School and have been actively involved prior to the school’s official opening in 2018.