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Meet Your Admissions Counselor

Lauren Mounty, Ph.D. Lauren Mounty, Ph.D.
Vice President for Enrollment Management



Undergraduate Admissions Counselors

Bryan Rothstein Bryan Rothstein
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
(914) 637-2702
Hometown: Queens, N.Y.
High School: Bayside High School
Further Education: Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration, Stony Brook University (SUNY)
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo
Raymond Garo Raymond Garo '15, '17MBA
Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions
(914) 633-2064
Hometown: Bronx, N.Y.
High School: Cardinal Hayes High School
Further Education: Bachelor of Business Administration in Management at Iona College '15
Territories: Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island

Brother Ford Brother Jason Ford '01
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Transfer Coordinator
(914) 633-2679
Hometown: Roslindale (Boston), Mass.
High School: Catholic Memorial School (West Roxbury, Mass.)
Further Education: Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry, concentration in Catechesis at Santa Clara University. Bachelor of Arts in History at Iona College '01
Territories: All Transfer Recruitment, Christian Brother High Schools, FL, HI, IL, TX

Melissa Gariola Melissa Gariola
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Liaison for Honors Program
(914) 633-2361
Hometown: Sparkill, N.Y.
High School: Tappan Zee High School
Further Education: Bachelor of Arts in English at Mount Saint Mary College '13
Territories: Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Dutchess, Orange counties (NY), AK, IA, ID, LA, MT, NM, NV, OR, UT, VT, WA

Kyle Byrne Kyle Byrne '15
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
(914) 633-2420
Hometown: Norwalk, Conn.
High School: Darien High School
Further Education: Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication at Iona College '15
Territories: CT, AL, IN, MN, MS, NC, SC, TN, WI. Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, International

Tara Elliott Tara Elliott
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
(914) 633-2589
Hometown: Bronx, N.Y.
High School: Preston High School
Further Education: Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies at SUNY Oswego ‘14
Territories: Upstate NY/Western NY, CA, DE, D.C., MD, ME, VA

Julia Frampton Julia Frampton
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
(914) 633-2249
Hometown: Sound Beach, N.Y.
High School: Miller Place High School
Further Education: Bachelor of Arts in English, Secondary English Education at King's College '15
Territories: NJ, GA, KY, MI, OH, OK, PA, WV

Walter Hughes Walter J. Hughes Jr.
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Hometown: Dedham, Mass.
Further Education: Master of Science in Education at Boston State College ’72. Bachelor of Science in English at Boston College ‘68
Territories: MA, NH, RI

Benny Rivera Benny Rivera '15
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
(914) 633-2316
Hometown: Long Beach, N.Y.
High School: Long Beach High School
Further Education: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Iona College ‘15
Territories: Nassau and Suffolk Counties (NY), AR, AZ, CO, KS, MO, NE, ND, SD, WY

Graduate Admissions Counselors

Katelyn Brunck, MS
Director of Graduate Admissions
Phone: (914) 633-2451
Programs: MBA/MS, Computer Science, Teaching, Education
Ryan Devito Ryan DeVito
Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions (MBA/MS)
Phone: (914) 633-2492
Programs: MBA/MS, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Shantell Aughburns Shantell Smith, MSEd
Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions (Arts & Science)
Phone: (914) 633-2440
Programs: Psychology: Industrial-Organizational Specialization, Psychology: General-Experimental Specialization, Criminal Justice, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, Public Relations, Sports Communication & Media, School Psychology