About Us

Staff

Jackson Hole Classical Academy is thankful for its experienced and dedicated staff. Working hand-in-hand with our faculty, our staff supports our school in more ways than one, always with the goal of fostering a learning environment in which our students can thrive.

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  • Ms. Deb Bentlage

    Kitchen Manager 

    Ms. Debora “Deb” Bentlage was born in Casper, Wyoming and lived her childhood in the Equality State. After graduating high school in Jackson, she studied for a year at Central Wyoming College and a year in Laramie before entering the U.S. Army and becoming a paratrooper, serving in Korea and Germany. Ms. Bentlage’s experience is varied and strong for her position at JHCA. She started as a cook at her grandmother’s café at the Teton Gables Hotel and has not looked back since! Ms. Bentlage lives in Jackson with her two beautiful children, Sarah and Jacob.
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  • Mr. Peter Freund

    University of Kansas, B.S., Political Science

    Director of Finance

    Mr. Peter Freund is the Director of Finance at JH Classical Academy. He grew up in Kansas City and graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.S. in Political Science. Prior to moving to Jackson, Mr. Freund and his family lived in Colorado, where he worked in hospitality running his family’s lodge. 
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  • Mrs. Lisa Landis

    Ithaca College of New York, B.Mus., Music Education; Piano

    Admissions Coordinator

    Mrs. Lisa Landis is the Admissions Coordinator at JH Classical Academy and, in previous years, served as the school's founding music teacher and choral director. She loves working alongside her husband, Mr. Ian Landis, and the admissions team to help grow the Academy. She attended Ithaca College of New York, where she earned a Bachelor of Music degree, double majoring in Music Education and Piano. Mrs. Landis grew up in Quakertown, PA and appreciates the opportunity to live in and enjoy Jackson with her husband and two children.  
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  • Mrs. Ana Orsini

    West Virginia University, B.A., Elementary Education

    Assistant to the Head of School

    Mrs. Ana Orsini is the Assistant to the Head of School at JH Classical Academy. She was born and raised in West Virginia and attended West Virginia University for a degree in elementary education. From 2010 to 2020, she has served in a number of roles, including as associate director of admissions in a pre-K–12 independent school in Las Vegas.
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  • Chef John "JB" Park

    Masters College in Santa Clarita, Liberal Arts Degree in Business, Music and Bible

    Academy Chef

    Mr. John "JB" Park is the JH Classical Academy chef. He was born in Korea, moved to the United States when he was three, and became a citizen at nineteen. JB attended the Masters College in Santa Clarita, where he received a liberal arts degree in business, music, and Bible. Since moving to Jackson from California, JB has worked as a special events caterer for Jackson Hole High School and as a school bus driver. He also was a chef for JHCA from 2017 to 2019. His outgoing, humble demeanor and delicious food brightens the days of colleagues and students alike. He is very excited to be working at JHCA.
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  • Mr. Jason Quattlebaum

    University of Georgia, B.A., Accounting

    Registrar & Information Coordinator


    Mr. Jason Quattlebaum grew up in Augusta, Georgia and received a B.A. in accounting from the University of Georgia. Mr. Quattlebaum’s wife Ashton, who he met in Augusta and married in April 2019, is the Kindergarten teacher at JHCA. He is enthusiastic about his role at JHCA and says, “I’m looking forward to helping JHCA grow and fulfill its mission. I would love for the school to become a staple of Jackson Hole.”
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  • Mr. Jeff Schuller

    Princeton University, A.B. Economics; Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

    Business Consultant

    Mr. Jeff Schuller has served JH Classical Academy as a business consultant since Fall of 2020. He grew up in New York, north of Manhattan. After graduating from Princeton University with an undergraduate degree in economics, he became a Chartered Financial Analyst. From 1994 to 2004, Mr. Schuller worked as an analyst and portfolio manager for mutual fund companies in Denver and Kansas City.
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  • Ms. Brittany Semco

    Waynesburg University, B.A., Public Relations; Graphic Design

    Marketing & Academy Events Coordinator

    Ms. Brittany Semco joined JH Classical Academy in 2021 as the marketing and communications coordinator. She hails from Jamestown, Rhode Island where she attended a classical Christian school from K-12. She attended Waynesburg University, where she double majored in public relations and graphic design. At JHCA, Ms. Semco's responsibilities include advertising, print marketing, digital marketing, website design, social media management, and assisting with marketing strategy. In short, she will execute marketing strategies and initiatives. She says, "I'm excited to help further the mission of JHCA to educate and grow students so that they are fully prepared for life after they leave."
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Contact

Jackson Hole Classical Academy
P.O. Box 7466
Jackson, WY 83002
 
Enrollment Inquiries:
Polly Friess
(307) 690-8396
 
All Other Inquiries:
School Office
(307) 201-5040
 
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