"Bayside is family. The school fosters deep relationships among students and teachers. The bonds connect people for life. As you grow older, you understand the bond and realize how important you are to each other."
A 1990 Bayside graduate, Lorie Tomlinson Gaillard is a principal of Baldwin Transfer Company and Elite Logistics, a regional trucking and warehousing company with offices in Mobile, AL; Bay Minette, AL; Hattiesburg, MS; Bogalusa, LA; and Rock Hill, SC. Lorie received a B.A. in management from the University of Alabama and an M.B.A. from the University of South Alabama. In addition to serving on Bayside Academy's Board of Trustees, she serves on the advisory committee for the Mobile Chamber of Commerce and the board of Mobile’s Gulfquest Museum, and she enjoys participating in the Gulf Coast BBBS program. Lorie and her husband, Peter, have three children: Mac '20, Les (11th grade), and Anne Patton (7th grade).