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

Kent Rinehart BA '94, MBA '99


Kent Rinehart BA '94, MBA '99
Dean of Undergraduate Admission
Territories: Texas

Chris Doyle '03


Chris Doyle '03
Director of Admission
Territories: Boarding and Day Schools, Florida, Illinois, North Carolina

Joseph Giacalone'03, MPA '08


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

Corinne Schell '83


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

Jaclyn Fitzgerald '11


Jaclyn Sager'11 
Director, Transfer Admission

Kate Budzinski '10, MPA '13


Kate Budzinski '10, MPA '13
Senior Associate Director
Territories: Alaska, Delaware, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, Pennsylvania


Nicole Radassao '12, MA '16
Associate Director
Territories: Iowa, Indiana, New York (Westchester and Rockland Counties)

Milena Carrese '13, MA '18


Milena Carrese '13, MA '18
Senior Assistant Director
Territories: Connecticut, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota

Megan Fergus '20


Megan Fergus '20
Admission Counselor
Territory: New York City

Gina Jadelis '18


Gina Jadelis '18
Admission Counselor
Territories: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Dakota, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands.

Kelli Nienstadt '19


Kelli Nienstadt '19
Admission Counselor
Territories: Missouri, Montana, Long Island, NY, West Virginia, Wyoming

Bridget Stillson '17


Bridget Stillson '17
Admission Counselor
Territories: Maine, Central and Eastern Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Ohio, Vermont, Wisconsin

Jesse Mungin '11


Jesse Mungin '11
Regional Admissions Representative
Territories: Northern Virginia, Maryland, Washington D.C.