Meet Our Staff

Meet the Office of Admission Staff

Michael Steidel

Dean of Admission
Hometown: Allentown, PA
College: Carnegie Mellon '78
Major: Chemistry


Greg Edleman

Associate Dean/Director of Admission
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
College: Saint Vincent College/Carnegie Mellon Heinz College '15
Major: History/Public Management
Territory: New York: Manhattan


Erin Latimer

Director, Office of Admission 
Hometown: Ocean City, MD
College: Salisbury University
Major: Education/Spanish


Miguel Alvarez

Associate Director of Admission
Liaison to ROTC and the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion
Hometown: Arlington, VA 
College: Point Park University/Northeastern University
Major: Political Science/Higher Education Administration
Territories: California: East Los Angeles, Hollywood, Long Beach, South & South Central Los Angeles, South Bay, West Beach, West Los Angeles, Wilshire; Florida: Broward County, Dade County, Martin County, Palm Beach County; Iowa, Puerto Rico 
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Jamie Bowers

Assistant Director of Admission
Hometown: Trooper, PA
College: York College of Pennsylvania/Point Park University
Major: Mass Communication and Public Relations/Media Communication
Territories: Arizona; Indiana; Michigan; New Jersey: Bergen County, Essex County, Hudson County, Passaic County, Union County; North Carolina   


Ben Carpenter

Assistant Director of Admission
Hometown: Corry, PA
College: Waynesburg University
Major: Communication
Territories: Hawaii; Minnesota; Nebraska; New York: Suffolk County, New Jersey: Hunterdon County, Mercer County, Middlesex County, Morris County, Northern Passaic County, Somerset County; Oregon; Tennessee; Vermont 


Ellen A. Duran Young

Associate Director of Admission
Hometown: San Antonio, TX
College: Ohio Wesleyan University
Major: Accounting & Economics Management   
Territories: Illinois; New York: Adirondacks, Catskills, Central New York, Saint Lawrence Valley, Southern Tier East, Tri Cities 


Drucella Garcia

Assistant Director of Admission
Hometown: Youngstown, OH 
College: The College of Wooster
Major: Anthropology
Territories: Maryland: Baltimore, Central Maryland, Eastern Shore, Western Maryland; Missouri; Texas: City of Houston (East), East Harris County, Galveston County, Northwest Houston, Southwest Houston Metro Area; West Virginia 


Hannah Geyer

Senior Assistant Director of Admission
Liaison to the Student Leadership, Involvement, and Civic Engagment Office (SLICE) and the Office of Residential Education
Hometown: Wyomissing, PA
College: University of Pittsburgh/University of Pittsburgh
Major: Psychology/Higher Education Management
Territories: Maryland: Montgomery Metropolitan, Prince George Metropolitan, Southern Maryland; Oklahoma; Texas: Abilene & San Angelo, Amarillo/Panhandle & South Plains, Austin & Central Texas, Bexar County, City of San Antonio, Del Rio, El Paso, Gulf Coast County, Midland, Odessa, Red River Area, South Texas Valley, Trans Pecos, Uvalde County, Victoria County, Wharton County


Jonathan Gowin

Assistant Director of Admission
Hometown: Granville Summit, PA
College: Lycoming College/Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Major: Psychology/Educational Leadership
Territories: California: Central Valley; Massachusetts; Michigan


Alexander Hall

Assistant Director of Admission
Hometown: Greeley, CO
College: Colorado State University/Carnegie Mellon '18
Major: English Education/Literary and Cultural Studies
Territories: California: Central Valley North, Central Valley SouthCity of San Diego, Greater Imperial Valley, North of San Diego, South of San Diego; Georgia


Nick Hinkle

Associate Director of Admission
Hometown: Mason, MI
College: Hope College/Michigan State University
Major: Communications/Higher Education Administration
Territories: California: Central Coast, Glendale, San Fernando Valley, Santa Barbara County, Pasadena, West Ventura County; New Hampshire; New York: Brooklyn, Staten Island; Pennsylvania: Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southwestern Pennsylvania; Washington State


Lynn Javor

Associate Director of Admission
Hometown: Latrobe, PA
College: Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Major: Human Resource Management 
Territories: Alabama; California: AnaheimCovina & West Covina, North Orange County, Ontario, Riverside, San Bernadino, Santa Ana, Whittier; Delaware; Maine; Rhode Island 


Shannon McCullough

Senior Assistant Director of Admission
Hometown: New Rochelle, NY
College: Carnegie Mellon '15
Major: Materials Science and Engineering & Engineering and Public Policy
Territories: Alaska; Kentucky; Louisiana; New York: Central Valley Hudson, East Bronx, Rockland County, West Bronx, Westchester County; Virginia


Maria McTighe

Assistant Director of Admission
Hometown: Butler, PA
College: Westminster College/Robert Morris University
Major: Sociology/Organizational Leadership
Territories: American Armed Forces (AE & AP); Montana; North Dakota; New York; Nassau County, Queens; South Dakota; Texas: Arlington, City of Fort Worth, Collin County, Dallas/Dallas County, Grand Prairie, Irving, Rockwall County, West of Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex


Justin Mohney

Associate Director of Admission
Hometown: Kittanning, PA
College: Carnegie Mellon '09/Drexel University
Major: Business Administration/Higher Education
Territories: American Armed Forces (AA); American Samoa; California: Alameda County, City of San Jose, San Mateo County, Santa Clara County; Guam, Marshall Islands; Northern Mariana Islands; Pennsylvania: Allegheny County, Northwestern Pennsylvania, Southwestern Pennsylvania; Virgin Islands; Wyoming 


Bradley Oliver

Senior Assistant Director of Admission
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
College: Robert Morris University
Major: Business Administration & Management
Territories: Connecticut; Florida: Collier CountyCrown, East Central Florida, Hendry County, Monroe County, Panhandle, West Central Florida; Massachusetts; New York: Erie County, Finger Lakes Region, Genesee Valley, Northern Frontier, Monroe County, Rochester County, Southern Tier West


Anna Rauhoff

Associate Director of Admission 
Liaison to the Division of Student Affairs
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
College: School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)
Major: Art History
Territories: California: City of Oakland, Contra Costa County, Far Northern California, Marin County, Sacramento County, San Francisco County, Valley of the Moon; Pennsylvania: Bucks County Chester County, Delaware County, Montgomery County, Philadelphia County; South Carolina 


Heather Walmsley

Senior Assistant Director of Admission
Liaison to Campus Wellness, Counseling and Psychological Services (CaPS) and Disability Resources
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
College: University of Pittsburgh
Major: Communications Rhetoric and English Literature/Higher Education Administration
Territories: Idaho; Kansas; Mississippi; New Jersey: Burlington County, Camden County, Jersey Shore, Monmouth County, Pinelands, Southern Jersey; New Mexico; Ohio; Utah; Wisconsin