Director of Human Resources


B.A. Biology, University of Virginia
M.B.A with Human Resources Concentration, Virginia Tech

Tinelle joined Congressional School in 2018 as Director of Human Resources. Tinelle’s experience includes multiple HR roles for a Fortune 500 manufacturing organization. Her responsibilities included generalist work, recruiting, organization development, and HR management. While staying at home with her children for several years, Tinelle was an active volunteer as youth soccer commissioner, preschool auction chair and PTA secretary. Most recently before joining Congressional School, Tinelle was employed performing accounting services for a small dental practice.


At home, Tinelle enjoys rooting for the Washington Nationals and spending time with her husband and two children.


“The faculty at Congressional School is second-to-none; it’s a pleasure to provide them the support they need to deliver an outstanding education to our students.”

Deborah Everson

Senior Accountant

Gene Giammittorio

Assistant Director of Auxiliary Programs

Jennifer Cerna