Admission Counselors

Our counselors focus on providing individual attention within our highly selective admissions process. They always welcome your questions, so search for your counselor below. For general inquiries, call the Admission Office at (845) 575-3226 Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or email

KentKent Rinehart BA '94 MBA '99
Dean of Admission

LuisLuis Santiago '98
Director of Admissions
Territories: Montana, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

Corinne SchellCorinne Schell '83 
Director of West Coast Admission and Recruitment 
Territories: Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington

Joseph GiacaloneJoseph Giacalone '03 MPA '08
Executive Director of International Admission
Territories: International

BrianBrian Apfel BA '05 MSIS '11
Director of Social Media and Online Initiatives
Territories: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi

Chris DoyleChris Doyle '03
Senior Associate Director
Director of Transfer Admission
Territories: Boarding and Day Schools, Minnesota 


Julio TorresJulio A. Torres, Jr.  '01
Senior Assistant Director/ Coordinator of Mulitcultural Enrollment
Territories: Catskills NY, Central Hudson River Valley NY, Rockland County NY, Southern Tier East NY, Georgia, Nebraska

Kate BudzinskiKate Budzinski '10 MPA '13
Senior Assistant Director of Admission
Territories: Westchester NY, Alaska, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, Michigan, New Mexico, Virginia, Washington, D.C.

Jaclyn Fitzgerald

Jaclyn Fitzgerald '11
Assistant Director of Admission
Territories: Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, Ohio, Vermont, Wisconsin

Niasia KempNiasia Kemp '11
Assistant Director of Admission
Territories: New York City, Kansas, Kentucky, Tennessee

Nicole RadassoNicole Radassao '12
Assistant Director of Admission
Territories: Rhode Island, Iowa, Indiana, Texas

Alex TomAlex Tom '14
Coordinator of International Admission
Territories: International 

Milena Carrese Milena Carrese '13
Admission Counselor
Territories: Western, NY, Connecticut

 Mike HablenkoMichael Hablenko '15
Admission Counselor
Territories: Northern NY, Western NY, Long Island NY, Connecticut, Indiana, Illinois, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wyoming
Chuck EbyChuck Eby
Regional Recruiter
Territories: Central and South New Jersey, Pennsylvania
 Elise RossElise Ross
Regional Recruiter
Territories: Northern New Jersey