Meet Our Team

Leadership Team

Teejay Brown

Associate Director, Persistence & Completion

W. Patrick Bryan

Associate Director, Mentoring & Cultural Programs

Karla Cruze-Silva

Senior Manager, Student Success

Alexei Marquez

Manager, Persistence & Completion

Professional Staff

Dani Carrillo

Coordinator, Fostering Success

Fred Huang

Learning Specialist II, Student Support Services|TRiO

Dawn Alane

Coordinator, Operations & Logistics

Mercedes Luna

Coordinator, Transfer Center

Anamaria Navoa

Coordinator, First Cats Mentoring

Chris Oka

Senior Coordinator, Cultural Programs

Martel Serwenda

Coordinator, First Cats Initiatives

Michelle Sogge

Senior Coordinator, Assessment

Graduate Assistants

Joseph Sturm

Graduate Assistant, New Start

Genises Yin Vargas

Graduate Assistant, First Cats Mentoring

Arianna Montes

Graduate Assistant Fostering Success

Wyatt Weisel

Graduate Assistant, Finacial Wellness

Vanessa Madrid-Resendiz

Graduate Assistant, CLC & Thive Guides

Student Staff

Esta Akoy

CLC Peer Mentor

Student Coordinator

Shylah Watson

CLC Peer Menor

Kyrah Hugley

CLC Peer Mentor

Jenny Tram

CLC Peer Mentor

Skylar Cully

CLC Peer Mentor

Michelle Bustamante

CLC Peer Mentor

Student Coordinator

Joey Montes

CLC Peer Mentor

Student Assistant

Kiana Poncho

CLC Peer Mentor

Lisa Masuyama

Financial Wellness Peer Mentor

Samarrah Stephan

Financial Wellness Peer Mentor

Gama Jimenez

Financial Wellness Peer Mentor

Yulissa Reynoso

Financial Wellness Peer Mentor

Sabrina Arreola

Financial Wellness Peer Mentor

Grayson Brutomesso-Clarke

Community Coordinator

Ceci Madrid

Firsts Cats Community Coordinator

Andrea Estolano

First Cats Community Coordinator

Student Assistant

Allison Rascon

First Cats Community Coordinator

Taylor Rios

First Cats Community Coordinator

Anais Ruiz

First Cats Peer Mentor

Marlene Castaneda

First Cats Peer Mentor

Daniela Johnson

First Cats Peer Mentor

Danitza Molina

First Cats Peer Mentor

Arturo Lujan

First Cats Peer Mentor

Morgan Danyelle Johnson

First Cats Peer Mentor

Mici Villalpando

First Cats Peer Mentor

Karin Moreno

First Cats Peer Mentor

Celeste Mesa

First Cats Peer Mentor

Hima Jivan

First Cats Peer Mentor

Zeke Jimenez

First Cats Peer Mentor

Paola Granados

First Cats Peer Mentor

Maria Ochoa

First Cats Peer Mentor

Julianna Lucero Alvarez

First Cats Peer Mentor

Gabby Gardner

First Cats Student Coordinator

Hailie Sanders

Forster Success Peer Mentor

Marbella Coleman

Fostering Success Peer Mentor

Mari Robles

Fostering Success Peer Mentor

Felicidad Lebario

Fostering Success Peer Mentor

Gisella Celaya

Fostering Success Peer Mentor

Annete Vasquez

Fostering Success Peer Mentor

Josh Castellitto

Fostering Success Peer Mentor

Catie Canupp

Fostering Success Peer Mentor

Catherine Santini

Student Assistant

Tobe Emeka

Student Assistant

Kellys Morara

Student Assistant

Xochitl Sosa

Digital Content Assistant

Student Assistant

Anthony Rascon

Thrive Guide Peer Mentor

Olivia Lee-Dialy

Thrive Guides Peer Mentor

Ashley Simmer

Thrive Guide Peer Mentor

Si Bohrer

Thrive Guide Peer Mentor

Rodolfo Leveriza

Thrive Guide Peer Mentor

Carlos Calvillo

Thrive Guides Peer Mentor

Jay Davis

Men's Outreach Community Coordinator

Dillon Hlohinec

Thrive Guides Peer Mentor

Eric Oum

Thrive Guide & Men's Outreach Coordinator

Charlotte Ruth

Thrive Guides Peer Mentor

Elaina Tellez

Thrive Guides Student Coordinator

Alejandra Munoz

Transfer Center Student Assistant

Nancy Gastelum

Transfer Center Student Assistant

Maria Raygoza

Transfer Center Student Assistant

Anay Amaro

Transfer Center Student Assistant

Ana Valenzuela

Transfer Center Student Assistant

Jaden Callahan

TRiO Peer Mentor

Odeth Amaro-Sierra

TRiO Peer Mentor

Victoria Quinones

TRiO Peer Mentor

Nick Garren

TRiO Peer Mentor

Ruby Valencia

TRiO Tutor