Meet the Team

Karen Kay
Admission Coordinator

Karen Kay

Email | 303.471.3082

Mrs. Kay is passionate about Christian education and loves showing prospective students and their families how they can thrive at Valor no matter their area of interest. Previously in her career, Mrs. Kay served at a local K-12 Christian school in both the elementary front office and as the admission coordinator for 10 years.

Mrs. Kay and her husband, Shawn, have three grown children and one very spoiled dog. They love to enjoy the Colorado outdoors and travel as often as they can.

Appointed 2012

B.S. Elementary Education, Colorado State University, 1986
B.S. Human Development/Family Studies, Colorado State University, 1986

Admission Coordinator

Jeannette Roberts

Email | 303.471.3081

Mrs. Roberts’ own children attended Valor and were so impacted by their experience that she loves helping prospective parents navigate the high school decision for these pivotal years in their student’s lives. She is excited to help families process a decision that will bring lifelong impact.

Earlier in her career, Mrs. Roberts spent time as a consultant for an accounting and appraisal/consulting firm that specializes in hospitality consulting. Since joining the Valor staff, she has had a son and a daughter both graduate from the school.

Appointed 2010

B.S. Business Administration, University of Denver, Emphasis in Hotel and Restaurant Management

Admission Support

Mary Bender

Email | 303.471.3381

Mary is passionate about serving the students and parents at Valor. Previously in her career, Mary worked in banking and at The Denver Post during her career in Human Resources/Employee Relations Management.

She has also been involved in ministries for children and teens, for moms through MOPS International and is often found volunteering at her church. Mary and her husband are parents of two adult daughters and 3 grand-dogs. 

Appointed 2014

B.S. Industrial Sociology, Iowa State University
M.S. Industrial Relations, Iowa State University