Mr. Francisco M. Espinosa, Jr. came to Father Ryan in 2023 to serve as Principal. Mr. Espinosa brings over 30 years of experience as an educator and administrator to Father Ryan. Previously, he served as the Principal of Mount Saint Joseph High School in Baltimore, Maryland. Prior to Mount Saint Joseph, he was the Principal and Senior Vice President of Saint Xavier High School in Louisville, Kentucky.
In his roles as Principal at Mount Saint Joseph, Mr. Espinosa led initiatives to revitalize purposeful and rigorous curriculum, develop faith and spiritual formation opportunities for the community, restructure daily operations to improve faculty collaboration, and evaluate school culture to create a more diverse and inclusive climate. Throughout his extensive professional career in Catholic school administration, Espinosa has continued to teach select classes, demonstrating his lifelong dedication to educating and connecting with students.
Mr. Espinosa earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Louisville, a Master of Education in Secondary Education and Administration, and a Certification in School Leadership-Principalship, both from Spalding University, in Louisville.