Undergraduate: Admission Counselors

Have questions about your Marist application? Simply reach out to the admission counselor that covers your state.

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 through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or email Admission@marist.edu

Image of the Marist undergraduate admission staff

 

Admission counselors are listed alphabetically by last name.

 

image of Angie AlamahAngie Alamah

 

Director of Southwest/Texas Admission
Territories:  Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Utah

 

 

 

Chris Doyle '03Chris Doyle, '03

 

Director of Admission
Territories:  Illinois, North Carolina, New York (Central, Finger Lakes, Hudson Valley, Mohawk Valley, North Country, Southern Tier and Western) South Carolina, Tennessee

 

 

Image of Kendra ElderKendra Elder, '20/'21 MA

 

Transfer/Freshman Admission Counselor
Territories: New York (Capital Region)

 

 

 

Image of Lesly GarciaLesly Garcia, '17

 

International Admission Counselor
Territories: International

 

 

Joseph Giacalone'03, MPA '08Joe Giacalone, '03/'08 MPA

 

Executive Director, International Admission
Territories: International

 

 

 

Kate Budzinski '10, MPA '13Kate Gildard, '10/'13 MPA

 

Senior Associate Director
Territories: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

 

 

 

Image of Nicholas GirardNicholas Girard, '21

 

Admission Counselor
Territories: 
New Jersey, New York (Rockland County and Staten Island), Ohio, Wisconsin

 

 

Image of Louis HigueraLouis Higuera, '20/'23 M

 

International Admission Counselor
Territories: International

 

 

 

Image of Jazmine ManningJazmine Manning, '22

 

Admission Counselor
Territories: Connecticut, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota

 

 

 

Image of Meghan McLaughlinMeghan McLaughlin, '21

 

Admission Counselor
Territories: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont

 

 

 

Jesse Mungin '11Jesse Mungin, '11

 

Regional Admissions Representative
Territories: Northern Virginia, Maryland, Washington D.C.

 

 

 

Kelli Nienstadt '19Kelli Nienstadt, '19/'22 MA

 

Assistant Director of Admission
Territories: Missouri, Montana, New York (Long Island and Queens), West Virginia, Wyoming

 

 

 

image of alexis pellergriniAlexis Pellegrini, '22

 

Admission Counselor
Territories: Florida, New York (Bronx, Brooklyn, Putnam County, and Westchester County)

 

 

 

Nicole Radassao, '12/ '16 MA

 

Senior Associate Director
Territories: Iowa, Indiana

 

 

 

Kent Rinehart BA '94, MBA '99Kent Rinehart, '94/'99 MBA

 

Dean of Undergraduate Admission
Territories: New York (Manhattan)

 

 

 

 

Jaclyn Fitzgerald '11Jaclyn Sager, '11

 

Director, Transfer & Adult Admission

 

 

 

 

Corinne Schell '83Corinne Schell, '83

 

Director, West Coast Recruitment
Territories: Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington