Meet Our Team

Advising

Greg Offerman

Position title: Associate Director for Advising & Outreach

Email: greg.offerman@wisc.edu

Joselyn Diaz-Valdes

Position title: Assistant Director of Advising & Outreach - Bucky's Pell Pathway & BANNER

Email: joselyn.diazvaldes@wisc.edu

Pa Houa Xiong

Position title: Assistant Director for Advising & Outreach

Email: pahoua.xiong@wisc.edu

MollyJo Bautch

Position title: Promise Program Advisor

Email: mollyjo.bautch@wisc.edu

Brianne Camacho

Position title: SMPH Director of Financial Aid and Financial Wellness Advising

Email: brianne.camacho@wisc.edu

Martina Diaz

Position title: Senior Financial Aid Advisor

Email: martina.diaz@wisc.edu

Sarah Doebereiner

Position title: Financial Aid Advisor

Email: sarah.doebereiner@wisc.edu

Gorejer (Jer) Her

Position title: Financial Aid Advisor

Email: gher2@wisc.edu

Brandon Johnson

Position title: Financial Aid and Financial Wellness Advisor

Email: brandon.m.johnson@wisc.edu

Ketzhally Lopez

Position title: Financial Aid and Financial Wellness Advisor

Email: ketzhally.lopez@wisc.edu

Pahouachua Thor

Position title: Financial Aid Advisor

Email: pahouachua.thor@wisc.edu

CC Vang

Position title: Financial Aid Advisor

Email: cvang33@wisc.edu

Special Awards & Student Engagement

Lauren "Lo" Klink

Position title: Associate Director for Special Awards & Student Engagement

Email: lauren.klink@wisc.edu

Nicole Schumacher

Position title: Assistant Director for Special Awards

Email: nicole.schumacher@wisc.edu

Kasie Strahl

Position title: Assistant Director for Student Engagement

Email: kasie.strahl@wisc.edu

Keith Brown

Position title: Project Manager

Email: keith.brown@wisc.edu

Ozzyie Chen

Position title: Developer

Email: ozzyie@doit.wisc.edu

Jessica Esse

Position title: Business Analyst

Email: jessica.esse@wisc.edu

Jen Le

Position title: Scholarship & Employment Specialist

Email: jennifer.le@wisc.edu

Hannah Line

Position title: Basic Needs Assistant

Email: basic.needs@finaid.wisc.edu

Ellen Magdaleno

Position title: Student Success Coach

Email: success@finaid.wisc.edu

Maggie Nowicki

Position title: Athletic Aid Manager

Email: maggie.nowicki@wisc.edu

Alizah Qadri

Position title: Basic Needs Assistant

Email: basic.needs@finaid.wisc.edu

Kristina Rittel

Position title: Student Employment Manager

Email: kristina.rittel@wisc.edu

Bhavya Shekhawat

Position title: Student Success Coach

Email: success@finaid.wisc.edu

Lamia Tabara

Position title: Frontline Services Supervisor

Email: tabara@wisc.edu

Kari Temkin

Position title: Student Experience Manager

Email: kari.temkin@wisc.edu

John Whitt

Position title: State Aid Manager

Email: john.whitt@wisc.edu

Federal Awards

Shane Maloney

Position title: Associate Director for Federal Awards

Email: shane.maloney@wisc.edu

Karie Cunningham

Position title: Assistant Director of Institutional & Federal Awards

Email: karie.cunningham@wisc.edu

Katy Weisenburger

Position title: Assistant Director of Federal Awards

Email: katy.weisenburger@wisc.edu

Vera Abing

Position title: Sr Federal Awards Coordinator

Email: vera.abing@wisc.edu

Sarah Blevins

Position title: Federal Awards Coordinator

Email: sarah.blevins@wisc.edu

Martha Kowalski

Position title: Federal Aid Specialist

Email: mekowalski@wisc.edu

Pade Thao

Position title: Federal Awards Administrator

Email: pade.thao@wisc.edu

Erica Robinson

Position title: Federal Awards Coordinator

Email: erica.robinson@wisc.edu

Amy Whitford

Position title: Senior Federal Awards Coordinator

Email: amy.whitford@wisc.edu

Maggie Zee

Position title: Verification Specialist

Email: federal.aid@finaid.wisc.edu

Systems

Kristen McRoberts

Position title: Associate Director for Systems

Email: kristen.mcroberts@wisc.edu

Rebecca Adams

Position title: Business Analyst

Email: rebecca.adams@wisc.edu

John Dreger

Position title: Chief Data Strategist

Email: john.dreger@wisc.edu

Eric Gentz

Position title: Lead Developer

Email: eric.gentz@wisc.edu

Doug Jorewicz

Position title: Developer

Email: doug.jorewicz@wisc.edu

Chris Lopac

Position title: Systems Information Technology Manager

Email: chris.lopac@wisc.edu

Stevi Parmentier

Position title: Business Analyst

Email: stevi.parmentier@wisc.edu

Phia Vang

Position title: Developer

Email: phia.vang@wisc.edu

Alex White

Position title: Senior Business Analyst

Email: alex.white@wisc.edu

Student Loan Servicing

Jeff Pfund

Position title: Assistant Director

Email: jeff.pfund@wisc.edu

Lea Polizzi

Position title: Student Services Coordinator

Email: lea.polizzi@wisc.edu

Rick Schumal

Position title: Advisor

Email: rick.schumal@wisc.edu

Director's Team & SSTAR Lab

Helen Faith

Position title: Director

Email: helen.faith@wisc.edu

Shannon Ghere

Position title: Director of Development for Scholarships and Student Support

Email: shannon.ghere@supportuw.org

Karla Weber Wandel

Position title: Communications Manager

Email: karla.weber@wisc.edu

Samantha Monson

Position title: Executive Assistant

Email: samantha.monson@wisc.edu

Nick Hillman

Position title: Director of SSTAR Lab

Email: nwhillman@wisc.edu

Bonniejean Zitske

Position title: Associate Director for Strategy and Operations - SSTAR Lab

Email: bzitske@wisc.edu

Kathryn Boonstra

Position title: Research Analyst - SSTAR Lab

Email: kboonstra@wisc.edu

Amberly Dziesinski

Position title: Research Analyst - SSTAR Lab

Misti Jeffers

Position title: Research Analyst - SSTAR Lab

Leslie Orrantia

Position title: Graduate Assistant - SSTAR Lab

Cory Roseth

Position title: Graduate Assistant - SSTAR Lab

Eunji You

Position title: Graduate Assistant - SSTAR Lab

Email: eyou3@wisc.edu

Qi Zheng

Position title: Research Affiliate - SSTAR Lab

Email: qzheng54@wisc.edu