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Deacon William (Bill) J. Garrett
(404) 637-2803


Bill comes to Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit after serving as the President of the Saint Joseph’s Mercy Foundation, where he was responsible for all fundraising activities for Saint Joseph’s Hospital and Saint Joseph’s Mercy Care Services. He also served as the Chief Mission Officer for Saint Joseph’s Health System, where he was responsible for maintaining the Catholic identity of the hospital, including patient quality, pastoral care, ethics, and volunteerism.


Previously, Bill was with the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta, serving at various times as Vice President-Campaign, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President for Community Impact. Prior to that, he served as National Director of Development for UNICEF in the United States.


He holds a Master of Social Work and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University, as well as a Master of Theological Studies from Spring Hill College. Bill is an ordained Deacon in the Catholic Church. He and his wife, Susan, have two adult children, Sean and Emily, and two grandchildren, Ryan and John.




Dr. Diane Bush
(404) 637-2808


Diane started at Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit when it opened after spending 12 years teaching in an archdiocesan Catholic school. She fell in love with teaching when she began teaching science to middle school students. Diane had also worked for a number of years as a pediatric physical therapist. 


Diane received her B.S. in Experimental Psychology from the University of Georgia, a Physical Therapy degree from Georgia State University, an M.S. in Geoscience from Mississippi State University, an Ed.S. from Liberty University,  and her Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Liberty University.


Diane lives in Atlanta with her husband and has four grown children and six grandchildren.



Director of Admissions

Joseph Barker II                                      
(404) 637-2816                                    

Joe comes to Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit after 21 years in a corporate manufacturing environment with the last 8 years as Director of Manufacturing for an injection molding facility in Norcross, GA.


He served on the peripherals of education as a high school tutor, mentor, and baseball coach before deciding to engage full time into what quickly became his passion and began instructing at a high school summer S.T.E.M. program in Boston, MA and further worked at a private school in Atlanta before accepting the opportunity to teach Biology at Cristo Rey Atlanta.


He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Florida A & M University where he pledged Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated. He is also very active in his community mentoring students in underserved communities, working with the Fulton County Juvenile Courts, and serving in several ministries within his home parish of St. Anthony in the West End of Atlanta as well as the Catholic service order of The Knights of Peter Claver.


Joe lives in the new City of South Fulton with his wife Ronnesia and five children who are all very active in high school and collegiate activities. 



Vice President, Advancement and Corporate Partnerships

Camille Naughton
(404) 637-2806


As one of the first employees at Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School, Camille spent a year working with a small team to build a school to serve some of Atlanta's most economically disadvantaged students. In July 2014, the school opened as the 28th school in the Cristo Rey Network. As Vice President of Advancement, Camille exceeded a $25M capital campaign goal and raised over $30M in just 14 months.  Additionally, she is responsible for raising $2M in annual operating funds, growing the Endowment Fund, grant writing, and special events. 


Camille comes to Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit after serving as Director of Development for Christ the King School in Atlanta. During her time there, school donations increased fourfold. Prior to that, Camille was a part-time Executive Recruiter while she was home with her children (1999 - 2007). Previously, Camille was Director of Government Affairs for the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, and before that, she worked as a Legislative Aide in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Camille resides in Buckhead with her husband Tim, who is a pilot for Delta Air Lines.  They have two children, Mac who works for EY in Nashville, and Clare who attends Boston College.  



Vice President, Mission and Identity

Rev. Thomas Kenny, S.J.

(404) 637-2890