Adler appointed to lead St. James Academy

St. James Academy has appointed Karl Adler as its next Head of School, effective July 1. Adler is assistant and middle school head of Calverton School, in Huntingtown. He has a master’s degree Goucher College and a Johns Hopkins University Post-Graduate Certificate in Independent School Leadership. Originally founded in 1821 and re-established in 1957, St. James is an Episcopal parish day school for children in kindergarten through the eighth grade in Monkton. Accounting Theresa Hare and Liz Cullens have been hired by BGR CPAs, a Columbia-based accounting firm. Hare is a staff accountant with a background in accounting and business administration. She previously worked at Comtech Mobile Datacom Corp. Cullens is a senior accountant who previously was a senior audit associate with McGladrey & Pullen. She has a bachelor’s degree from Stevenson University and is also a volunteer tax preparer.