Meet our Admission Counselors | Mount St. Joseph University

Traditional admission counselors

Marianne McGoron

  • Title: Assistant Director for Traditional Recruitment
  • Alma Mater: Wilmington College, 2010
  • Territory: All states outside of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana; Homeschooled students

Marianne was attracted to the Mount because of its friendly, ambitious, and outgoing students, staff, and faculty. “Since I stepped on to campus, everyone has been incredibly caring and kind."

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Autumn Richards

  • Title: Admission Counselor
  • Alma Mater: Western Kentucky University, 2014
  • Territory: Cincinnati area and all of Kentucky

"I know so many people that have attended the Mount (including my Dad!) and have seen how the University transforms students into influential leaders in and outside of Cincinnati through the incredible programs available to them."

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Brandon Raabe

  • Title: Admission Counselor
  • Alma Mater: University of Cincinnati, 2015
  • Territory: Cincinnati area; Dayton, Toledo, and Northwest Ohio

The Mount attracted Brandon because of its exceptional reputation.  “Having seen family and friends both attend Mount St. Joseph University as well as work at the University, the Mount offers amazing opportunities to learn, grow and prosper in the real world, while participating in a fun and challenging environment."

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Kirsten Lambert

  • Title: Admission Counselor
  • Alma Mater: Ohio Wesleyan University, 2014
  • Territory: Cincinnati area; Columbus, Southeast, and Northeast Ohio

"The Mount is an exceptional and magical place.  You will experience such great generosity and service towards others from those in the Mount community.  From President Williams to faculty and staff, everyone here is committed to ensuring that our students will receive an outstanding education and experience."

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Davis Schaefer

  • Title: Admission Counselor
  • Alma Mater: Mount St. Joseph University, 2017
  • Territory: Cincinnati area and all of Indiana

As a student, Davis was attracted to the Mount because of its outstanding reputation.  As a graduate, he feels fortunate to remain such a big part of the community on staff.  "I'm so thrilled to work for the University that has offered me so much."

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Undergraduate transfer and adult counselors

Amy Wolf

  • Title: Assistant Director for Adult and Transfer Recruitment
  • Alma Mater: Indiana University-South Bend, IN, 2004
  • Admission Area: Adult and Transfer Students

Amy was attracted to the Mount because of its people and the values by which they follow. “The Mount has a positive, friendly and helpful environment, and it is smaller yet big enough to provide quality learning experiences for students.”

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Catie Smith

  • Title: Senior Admission Counselor/Transcript Analyst
  • Alma Mater: Mount St. Joseph University, 2007
  • Admission Area: Adult and Transfer Students

“The Mount became my second home. The opportunities for involvement and growth led to leadership and exciting challenges. I found that the caring atmosphere that the Mount radiates is contagious.”

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Graduate and online admission counselors

Mary Brigham

  • Title: Assistant Director for Graduate Admission
  • Alma Mater: Ohio State University BS '82, MA '86
  • Admission Area: Graduate Programs

A graduate of Ohio State, Mary worked in Residence Life and Student Affairs at the main Ohio State campus and received her MA in Educational Policy and Leadership.

Learn more about Mary or get in touch with her.

Andrew Hoelmer

  • Title: Admission Counselor/Transcript Analyst for Online
  • Alma Mater: Mount St. Joseph University, 2010
  • Admission Area: Online Programs and Graduate-Level Education Programs

"I love introducing prospective students to the exciting academic programs and remarkable faculty we have at Mount St. Joseph University."

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Matt Taske

  • Graduate Studies Admission Counselor/Transcript Analyst
  • Alma Mater: Mount St. Joseph University
  • Admission Area: Graduate-Level Business Programs

"At the end of the day, I can lay my head down knowing I have made a meaningful, positive difference in the lives of others”.  Matt knows personally the value of degree from the Mount and is excited to work with prospective graduate students.

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Kate Marrero

  • Graduate Studies Admission Counselor/Transcript Analyst
  • Alma Mater: Purdue University, 2012, University of Dayton 2014
  • Admission Area: Graduate-Level Nursing Programs

“As a higher education professional, I am passionate about supporting students in the pursuit of their personal and professional goals. Initially I was drawn to the Mount because of the University’s reputation for academic excellence, and during my time here I have found further inspiration from the school-wide emphasis on integrating life and learning in service to the community. I enjoy introducing students to this environment and hope that you can find a home here, too!”

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