Academy Leadership

Mr. Stephen Philabaum, Headmaster

Photo of Headmaster PhilabaumMr. Philabaum has been serving as the Headmaster of Archway Trivium East since 2019. He has been with Great Hearts Academies for over 10 years, serving at several of our academies across the valley and in a number of different roles. Mr. Philabaum is a native Phoenician, and he acquired a B.A. in Religion and Applied Ethics from Arizona State University. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Reina, and three children, Adam, Ezra, and Sophia. He is thrilled at the privilege of continuing to serve families in the Archway Trivium East community.

Mrs. Lisa Picazo, Assistant Headmaster

Photo of Mrs. PicazoMrs. Lisa Picazo is the Assistant Headmaster for Archway Trivium East.  She joined Great Hearts in 2016 as a Kindergarten lead teacher and Reading Interventionist after sixteen years in the public school system teaching first grade, second grade, fifth grade, and K-8 reading interventions.  Mrs. Picazo received her B.A. in Art History at University of Massachusetts, her Elementary Education Certification at University of Phoenix, and her Master of Arts in Bilingual and Multicultural Education at Northern Arizona University.  She and her husband, Louie, are proud parents to two Great Hearts students, Olivia and Ava.


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