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Jonathan Vedelli

Known for his good business advice and sense of humor, Mr. Vedelli is originally from Virginia, where he earned his bachelor's degree in finance from James Madison University. He moved to the Big Island in 2005 with his wife Nicole and their two children. Prior to joining Parker, he worked as a wealth advisor with Bank of Hawai‘i’s Private Client Services and held management roles in the financial and hospitality industries. He enjoys cooking, surfing, and coaching, playing and watching sports.

808-885-7933 ext. 7129
Advancement Director
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Known for his good business advice and sense of humor, Mr. Vedelli is originally from Virginia, where he earned his bachelor's degree in finance from James Madison University. He moved to the Big Island in 2005 with his wife Nicole and their two children. Prior to joining Parker, he worked as a wealth advisor with Bank of Hawai‘i’s Private Client Services and held management roles in the financial and hospitality industries. He enjoys cooking, surfing, and coaching, playing and watching sports.

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Krista Anderson

Mrs. Anderson joined the Parker School ‘ohana in 2015 and holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, IL. Mrs. Anderson has more than fifteen years of marketing and communications experience, previously serving as communications coordinator at North Hawaii Community Hospital and leisure sales manager with Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa. Originally from Wisconsin, Mrs. Anderson enjoys spending time with her husband and two young, children, photography, traveling and a good sense of humor. She believes “learning how to think through exploration, expression and connecting with others helps build character – which is the greatest gift of education.”

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Publications Associate
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Mrs. Anderson joined the Parker School ‘ohana in 2015 and holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, IL. Mrs. Anderson has more than fifteen years of marketing and communications experience, previously serving as communications coordinator at North Hawaii Community Hospital and leisure sales manager with Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa. Originally from Wisconsin, Mrs. Anderson enjoys spending time with her husband and two young, children, photography, traveling and a good sense of humor. She believes “learning how to think through exploration, expression and connecting with others helps build character – which is the greatest gift of education.”

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Vickie Frogley

Ms. Frogley holds an associate’s degree in business and received her paralegal certificate from the University of California, Irvine. Prior to relocating with her family to the Big Island in 2002, Ms. Frogley served as a paralegal in Orange County, California. She joined the Parker School ‘ohana as the parent of a kindergartener in 2007 and aided the school’s fundraising efforts for several years as Parker’s Advancement Associate. After serving as Legal Clerk III for the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney for Hawaii County from 2012-2015, she returned to Parker to coordinate the school’s capital campaign for the new Center for Sports, Science, and the Arts. Her son Sean, a lifelong Parker Bull, is now in high school. Ms. Frogley enjoys hiking, traveling, playing tennis and watching her son play for Parker School’s basketball, volleyball and tennis teams. "I've always loved the energy of a school environment and am excited to be part of the Parker School 'ohana," says Ms. Frogley.

808-885-7933 ext. 7150
Associate Advancement Director
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Ms. Frogley holds an associate’s degree in business and received her paralegal certificate from the University of California, Irvine. Prior to relocating with her family to the Big Island in 2002, Ms. Frogley served as a paralegal in Orange County, California. She joined the Parker School ‘ohana as the parent of a kindergartener in 2007 and aided the school’s fundraising efforts for several years as Parker’s Advancement Associate. After serving as Legal Clerk III for the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney for Hawaii County from 2012-2015, she returned to Parker to coordinate the school’s capital campaign for the new Center for Sports, Science, and the Arts. Her son Sean, a lifelong Parker Bull, is now in high school. Ms. Frogley enjoys hiking, traveling, playing tennis and watching her son play for Parker School’s basketball, volleyball and tennis teams. "I've always loved the energy of a school environment and am excited to be part of the Parker School 'ohana," says Ms. Frogley.

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Brian Koranda

Mr. Koranda joined the Parker School ‘ohana in Summer 2018 and hold’s a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Mr. Koranda has been building websites since the 1990’s for a variety of companies like Sony Pictures, DreamWorks Animation, Lionsgate Films, Rockwell Automation, and Carleton College. Originally from Wisconsin, Mr. Koranda enjoys spending time with his wife and watching his two kids grow up. While he would love to explore Hawaii more on the weekends, renovating his house seems to take up all of his time. Mr. Koranda is also currently the 2018-19 PTSO President.

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Mr. Koranda joined the Parker School ‘ohana in Summer 2018 and hold’s a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Mr. Koranda has been building websites since the 1990’s for a variety of companies like Sony Pictures, DreamWorks Animation, Lionsgate Films, Rockwell Automation, and Carleton College. Originally from Wisconsin, Mr. Koranda enjoys spending time with his wife and watching his two kids grow up. While he would love to explore Hawaii more on the weekends, renovating his house seems to take up all of his time. Mr. Koranda is also currently the 2018-19 PTSO President.

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Lani Morris

Ms. Morris joined the Parker School ‘ohana in 2005 as middle/upper school registrar and health and moved into her new role as advancement associate in July 2016. As advancement associate, Ms. Morris assists the advancement director with all aspects of fundraising, including database management. Ms. Morris enjoys the good energy and the small school 'ohana feeling at Parker and says for her “it’s about the kids, believing in them, helping every child become the best that they can be.”

808-885-7933 ext. 7141
Advancement Associate
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Ms. Morris joined the Parker School ‘ohana in 2005 as middle/upper school registrar and health and moved into her new role as advancement associate in July 2016. As advancement associate, Ms. Morris assists the advancement director with all aspects of fundraising, including database management. Ms. Morris enjoys the good energy and the small school 'ohana feeling at Parker and says for her “it’s about the kids, believing in them, helping every child become the best that they can be.”

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Bari Russo

Ms. Russo joined Parker School in 2017. She holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental science from Prescott College and a graduate degree in agroecology from University of California, Santa Cruz. She brings with her 15 years in public relations and community outreach with non- profits. Originally from Chicago, she moved to the Big Island over 20 years ago with the dream of living off the land. Her hobbies are working in the garden and in her agro-forestry projects on her Laupahoehoe property. She currently has one daughter attending Parker School. Ms. Russo shared, “The best learning happens when students are having fun and finding purpose in their work by making connections to the world around them.”

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Publications Associate
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Ms. Russo joined Parker School in 2017. She holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental science from Prescott College and a graduate degree in agroecology from University of California, Santa Cruz. She brings with her 15 years in public relations and community outreach with non- profits. Originally from Chicago, she moved to the Big Island over 20 years ago with the dream of living off the land. Her hobbies are working in the garden and in her agro-forestry projects on her Laupahoehoe property. She currently has one daughter attending Parker School. Ms. Russo shared, “The best learning happens when students are having fun and finding purpose in their work by making connections to the world around them.”