Regina Dominican names Krista Gallagher as new school President


The Regina Dominican Board of Directors and the President Search Committee are proud to announce Krista Gallagher as Regina Dominican’s next President.

Krista holds a B.A. from Duke University and an MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University.  Her work experience at McKinsey & Company and JPMorgan Chase adds strength to her impressive credentials.  


She brings a dynamic blend of leadership and marketing expertise along with a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to the values and mission of Regina Dominican’s Catholic education community. “I am really honored to join this community and continue Regina Dominican’s mission of academic excellence and commitment to service and faith.” said Krista Gallagher when she was announced as the next President on Wednesday afternoon. 


 “We are confident that Ms. Gallagher will inspire us all to reach new heights as we continue to uphold the values of faith, scholarship, and service that define our Regina Dominican community.” stated Board Chair, Sally Grimes Robey ‘78.  “Ms. Gallagher's innovative ideas and vision will help Regina Dominican to not only maintain its tradition of academic excellence, but also to explore new avenues for growth.” 


Regina Dominican’s outgoing President, Elizabeth Schuster, has created a strong path forward for the school. She exemplified outstanding service and leadership during her tenure and her contributions have made a lasting impact on the Regina Dominican community.

Krista and her husband reside in Wilmette, IL with their three children.