Skip to main content

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Head of School

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Administration

Brad Sewell is the 13th Head of School of Presbyterian Day School (PDS), a private school serving boys 2-years old through sixth grade in Memphis, TN.

He came to PDS from Veritas Christian Academy of Houston, TX, where he had served as Head of School as well as other leadership roles from 2009-2021. Before beginning his career in education, he served as a social worker at CrossReach with the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh.

A graduate of Southeastern College at Wake Forest, NC, he earned his bachelor’s degree in History and Theology. He holds a master’s degree from The University of Edinburgh, Scotland in Philosophy. Over the course of his career, he has taught courses across a variety of disciplines including history, philosophy, and Christian studies, and traveled extensively with students throughout the U.S. and internationally introducing them to historical and cultural studies.

Brad and his wife, Janell, have two sons, Lewis and Dominic. He enjoys travel, skiing, hiking, and other outdoor activities of all kinds.

Work Address

Presbyterian Day School
4025 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38111


M.Sc. Philosophy, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland; B.A. History and Theology, The College at Southeastern Wake Forest, NC

Leadership Team

Mark Fruitt
Principal of the Elementary Division
Laura Glenn
Head of Elementary
Carissa Lacy
Head of Early Childhood
Rachel Bishop
Director of Admission and Enrollment Management
Ross Hurst
Chief Financial Officer
Chris Oliver
Chief Advancement Officer
Dennis Smith
Director of Athletics & Operations
Joey Winterrowd
Chief Information Officer
Cheryl Burkart
Director of Administrative Support / Administrative Assistant for Brad Sewell
Emily Lequerica
Director of Research and Innovation for Boys' Education
Neel Dixon
Director of Auxiliary Programs