Dr. Duke Pesta
Academic Director

Dr. Duke is a tenured university professor of English and Academic Director of FreedomProject Academy.


Michael Menzel
Dir. of Operations & Media

Michael is Director of Operations & Media at FreedomProject Academy where he has worked since the school's inception.

Dave Drake
Dir. of Dev. & Outreach

Dave is Director of Development & Outreach working closely with private schools and churches that partner with FreedomProject Academy.

Cary Myska

Cary Myska, CPA has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and MIS from UW Oshkosh. She also has her CPA certification from the State of Wisconsin.

Ben Jenkins
Webmaster / 3D Graphics

Ben has a Bachelor of Science in Interactive Media from Cedarville University.

Katie Scholl
Senior Web/Graphic Designer

Katie has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from UW Oshkosh. She is responsible for the print media and the layout and the look of the website.

Dan Kahler
Web/Graphic Designer

Dan has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Communications from UW Oshkosh. He assists with designs for print media and web.

Mary Lou Lindner
Admin. Assistant / Receptionist

Mary Lou brings over 15 years of administrative experience to FPA. She has returned to Appleton, after 35 years to be near her extended family.

Mrs. Debbi Drake
Student Development Director

Mrs. Drake has a Bachelor of Science in Education from Faith Baptist Bible College. She has taught in Christian schools, homeschooled her children for
20 years, and supervised homeschooling families in Iowa for 12 years.

Mrs. Bobbi Leitsch
Student Development Assistant

Bobbi Leitsch went to college at Elgin Community College and John Brown University. She has an Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education and over 10 years of Administrative Assistant experience.

Mrs. Cindy Kempen
Student Development Assistant

Mrs. Kempen earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from West Chester University in Pennsylvania. She has been involved in Christian education in various capacities in both Pennsylvania and Wisconsin for 40 years.