Traveling Admissions Staff

College Fairs, high school visits, case studies, and more; you may meet one of the following staff members on the road. Contact us!

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Jeff Allen
  • Jeff Allen
  • Vice President for Admissions and Financial Aid
  • Travel: Eight of the Best Fall and Spring Tours
  • 651-696-6357
  • He, Him, His
Ross Bronfenbrenner ’14
Aisha Gonzalez
  • Aisha Gonzalez
  • Associate Director, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Territory: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia
  • 651-696-6357
  • She, Her, Hers
Luciano Guzman ’16
  • Luciano Guzman ’16
  • Admissions Officer
  • Territory: Arkansas, Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota (St. Paul), Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and West Virginia
  • 651-696-6357
  • He, Him, His
Ben Kaufman ’16
  • Ben Kaufman ’16
  • Admissions Officer
  • Territory: Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota (Northern), Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming
  • 651-696-6357
  • He, Him, His
Brian Lindeman ’89
Elyan Paz
  • Elyan Paz
  • Director of Recruitment for Admissions
  • Territory: Hawaii, Missouri, and New York
  • 651-696-6357
  • She, Her, Hers
Makaya Kekoa Resner ’19
Jace Riggin
  • Jace Riggin
  • Admissions Officer
  • Territory: Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota (Southern), North Dakota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Texas
  • 651-696-6357
  • He, Him, His
Sarah Schmidt
Adam Van der Sluis ’11
Anne Walsh ’80
Veronica Zapata ’19

On-Campus Admissions Office Staff

We have many staff members who manage our visit experience, communications, technology, and the application selection process.

Lucy Bauer
Kristin Dech Stills
Jody DuBay
Miriam Karraker
Marylynn Lendway
Nancy L. Mackenzie
Isabel Nelson ’04
Abraham Noel
Jill Peterson
Katie Reed
Will Sheffer
Jill Steele
Carla Zelada


Financial Aid Staff

Jenae Schmidt
Nancy Anderson
Angela Clem ’15
Donna King
Eli Matzner
Brenna Peterson