Nancy Velasquez joined Columbus Academy as an admissions office assistant in the fall of 2019. Prior to coming to Academy, she worked in public relations in Washington, D.C. and in New York City, and in the development office at St. Anne's-Belfield School in Charlottesville, VA. Most recently, she was a teaching fellow at Fullstack Academy of Code in New York City. She also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Columbus-based nonprofit Alliance for Health and Rehabilitation, which provides health care services to underserved groups in Yucatan, Mexico. Nancy holds a B.A. from the College of William & Mary where she is involved with its Leadership Circle and is a class ambassador. Nancy and her husband, John, have a son.

Nancy's favorite thing about Columbus Academy
"The community -- I have only been here a short time but everyone has been incredibly friendly and welcoming. I am impressed by the camaraderie I see between staff and faculty."

Little-known fact
"I am a huge fan of Nancy Drew computer games."

  • B.A. College of William & Mary