George Sanderson was appointed Headmaster of Doane Academy in 2015. He is a graduate of the Noble and Greenough School in Dedham, Mass, earned his undergraduate degree in History from Princeton University and his masters from the University of Pennsylvania. After college, he worked in the corporate finance field for eleven years both in New York and in London prior to pursuing his career in education. Before coming to Doane Academy, Mr. Sanderson held a variety of teaching and administrative positions at Princeton Day School, including History department chair, upper school dean, and director of financial aid. At Princeton Day School, Mr. Sanderson was the recipient of The Robert C. Whitlock Award for Distinguished Teaching, the Stanton Foundation Innovation in Civics Program grant, and The David C. Bogle Award for the Pursuit of Teaching Excellence. He has served as chair of the National Association of Independent Schools’ financial aid committee, as a trustee of several nonprofit organizations, and currently serves on the executive board of the Friends of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. He and his wife are the parents of three children: twins who are students at Northwestern University and Cornell University, and a son who is graduate of Duke University, and who is now working as a management consultant in Boston.