Gary Phillips
Manager of HR & Pathway Logistics

Gary Phillips

Gary joined the Tenacity Team in October 2008, bringing extensive experience with out of school time learning programs for inner city youth. Prior to joining Tenacity, Gary was a program coordinator for BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) which provides academic based after school and summer programs to inner city students in Dorchester, Mattapan and Roxbury. He also spent five years as Principal of St. Anthony’s School in Allston, where he also taught middle school social studies and language arts.
Drew Hendrickson
Director, Tennis, Fitness, and Summer Programs

Drew Hendrickson

Drew brings a wide range of experiences to Tenacity. After graduating from and playing Division I tennis at the University of New Hampshire, Drew spent two years as a Fulbright Scholar in Colombia. He has worked with refugees in Tanzania, Haitian immigrants in the Dominican Republic, and detained immigrants in southern California. Drew earned a Master’s Degree in Divinity from Columbia University’s Union Theological Seminary. Drew worked with Tenacity from 2004-2006, and after exploring various corners of the world, he rejoined Tenacity in 2014 as part of the Middle School Academy team at Jackson | Mann K-8 School. He is thrilled to share his passion for tennis and fitness with Tenacity students.
Rob Lapides
Chief Financial Officer

Rob Lapides

Rob has over 20 years of experience in the private sector – having successfully founded, and eventually sold two firms in the high tech and management services field. He is the founder and chairman of a boutique investment firm, where he oversees several private equity funds. He also played competitive tennis for several years, having competed in a number of satellite, qualifier, and main draw professional tour events. Beyond overseeing Tenacity financial affairs, you can find him on the tennis court looking after his Tennis Academy or providing board assistance to several commercial and nonprofit organizations.