FRONT ROYAL -- Randolph-Macon Academy has announced a new vice president for development.
Catherine "Kittie" Abell has been chosen for the position, according to a news release from Director of Public Relations Celeste Brooks.
Abell is the current director of advancement at the Epstein School located near Atlanta. Abell, a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College, previously worked at the Schenck School, University of Georgia Law School and the Shepherd Hospital Center. Abell also has served as a U.S. congressional legislative assistant and a development consultant.
Abell is replacing Suzanne Shaw, who is retiring after five years, according to the release. Abell is tentatively scheduled to start work in early January.