Mr. Paulo Nzambi

CEO & Head of School

Paulo Nzambi joined Imani Christian Academy as its new CEO, Head of School in May 2017.  Mr. Nzambi obtained his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Penn State University and his law degree from Duquesne University School of Law.  Mr. Nzambi’s employment experience is broad and diverse.  During his career as a trial lawyer he represented individuals, corporations and the City of Pittsburgh in state and federal court in tort, civil rights and employment litigation.  Mr. Nzambi is also a published poet, playwright, an entrepreneur.  As a non-profit executive, Mr. Nzambi most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer of Manchester Bidwell Corporation in Pittsburgh and the National Center for Arts & Technology . A fluent French speaker, Mr. Nzambi has traveled extensively within the United States, Europe, the Caribbean and West Africa.


Mr. Nzambi serves on numerous boards including, the Center of Life, The Tull Family Theatre, Radiant Hall, and the Union of African Communities of Southwestern Pennsylvania.  When asked what attracted him to join Imani,

Mr. Nzambi replied that: “Imani is perfectly aligned with my personal mission to improve the quality of life for a specific population of people in a replicable and measurable way.  I am honored that God has provided this opportunity to build on the accomplishments already achieved by my predecessors and to pursue a bold and courageous vision for Imani’s future.” 

NIA Program

Nia Behavorial Counselor Lauren Moneck

Building Maintenence

Head Custodian James Kelly Day Custodian Cliff Wood


Food Service Director Jade Tukes Food Service Lamont Davis Food Service Tashayla Day


Pre-Kindergarten Claire Germello DiVerne Irish Kindergarten Keisha Montgomery Elementary First Grade Alyssa Bobosky Second Grade Carlton Allen Third Grade Jeremy Ward Fourth Grade Linda Colbert Fifth Grade Rosylind Santiago Physical Education Rodney Heard Elementary Math Bernard Scott Art Ken Neely Middle School English Laura Renninger Science Matthew Frishkorn Earl Hord Social Studies Kevin Schaude Art Ken Neely High School Math Jimmy Burnett Social Studies Garth Hoffman English Kathryn Super Pauline Long Science Joanne Buchbinder Theology Rev. William Baker IV ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Spanish Esperanza Stanga Title 1 Reading Teacher Nicole Dubis Title 1 Speech Benita Myers


Director of Development Barbara Nicholas Marketing/Digital Media JD Koch


Finance and Human Resource Manager John Haines Accountant Jennifer Stein


CEO and Head of School Paulo Nzambi Chaplain/Dean of Students PreK-8 Kevin Miller Nia Director Angelique Coleman Secondary Instructional Effectiveness Leader Dr. Patricia Grey Dean of Students 9-12/Computer Tech Tru Dixon Confidential Adminsitration Assistant Christina Hunter Adminstration Assistant/Transportation Maria Anderson Athletic Director Cliff Simon