Board of Directors

Executive Directors

Adam Gerlach, M.Ed Adam Gerlach, M.Ed
Adam Gerlach, M.Ed

Co-Executive Director &
Director of Operations

Anthony Sudweeks, M.Ed Anthony Sudweeks, M.Ed
Anthony Sudweeks, M.Ed

Co-Executive Director &
Director of Academics

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors determines the mission and purpose of Wallace Stegner Academy and keeps it clearly in focus. They are responsible for ensuring that the academic program is successful, that the school program and operation is faithful to the terms of its charter, and that the school is a viable organization. The Board also oversees the financial health of the school and approves a budget which is published on the Utah Public Finance Website. The Audit and Finance Committee is comprised of the Board President and the Financial Coordinator. 

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Sarah Vaughan, PhD

Board President

Sarah is passionate about education. Sarah competed her PhD in agricultural science at The University of Queensland in Australia and has been involved with Wallace Stegner Academy from the application stage.

Jeremy Schow

Board Secretary

Jeremy Schow has been in the healthcare field for 18+ years. He attended School at the University of Utah where he received four degrees including his business degree.

Reed Farnsworth

Board Member

As Acima Credits COO, Reed is responsible for all things operations at Acima Credit; providing strategic direction, refining the product offering, optimizing processes, creating new policies and procedures and building new teams.

Frank Magana

Financial Coordinator

Frank currently works on the community reinvestment team at Ally Bank where he is involved in initiatives and investments that help improve and revitalize low-income neighborhoods.

Antonio Furano

Board Member

Antonio Furano is a data analyst with Nu Skin Enterprises. His 20 year career has been built around Analytics and Data Science in the Consumer Packaged Goods and MLM Industries. He graduated with his MBA from the University of Utah in 2010.