Meet Our Team

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Below you will find a listing of our admission counselors and team members, their responsibilities and the territories they manage. Feel free to contact the counselor assigned to your territory with any questions you have.


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Eric Maguire

Eric Maguire

he/him/his

Vice-President for Enrollment

  maguire@nullwfu.edu

Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont

Education

MS, Indiana University, 2000
BA, Muhlenberg College, 1997

Karen Vargas

Karen Vargas

she/her/hers

Dean of Admissions

  vargask@nullwfu.edu

New York (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Staten Island), Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands


Education

MSM, Rosemont College, 2009
BA, Haverford College, 2003

Dawn Calhoun

Dawn Calhoun

she/her/hers

Senior Associate Dean of Admissions

  calhoude@nullwfu.edu

North Carolina (Western, Charlotte)


Additional Responsibilities

Campus Programs

Education

MA, Wake Forest University, 2007
BA, Wake Forest University, 1999

Sheena Ramirez

Sheena Ramirez

she/her/hers

Senior Associate Dean of Admissions

  ramires@nullwfu.edu
Additional Responsibilities

Operations

Education

DMA, James Madison University, 2021
MM, New England Conservatory of Music, 2008
BM, Oberlin Conservatory, 2006

Jenessa Dunn

Janessa Dunn

she/her/hers

Associate Dean of Admissions

  jdunn@nullwfu.edu

Maryland, D.C., Virginia


Education

Ed.D., Vanderbilt University, 2022
M.Ed, Vanderbilt University, 2015
BA, Georgia Southern University, 2013

Paul Gauthier

Paul Gauthier

he/him/his

Associate Dean of Admissions

  gauthipm@nullwfu.edu

Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia


Scholarships

Merit-based Scholarships

Education

MA, St. Louis University, 1995
BA, Wake Forest University, 1993

Adrian Greene

Adrian Greene

he/him/his

Associate Dean of Admissions Communications

  greeneal@nullwfu.edu
Additional Roles

Part-Time Assistant Professor of English

Education

PhD, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2013
MA, Wake Forest University, 2008
BA, Wake Forest University, 2000

Niki Mcinteer

Niki McInteer

she/her/hers

Associate Dean of Admissions

  mcintenl@nullwfu.edu

Alaska, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington


Additional Recruitment Areas

International Students

Education

PhD, Penn State, 2016
BA, Wake Forest University, 2006

Thomas Ray

Thomas Ray

he/him/his

Associate Dean of Admissions

  rayrt@nullwfu.edu

Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina


Education

BA, Wake Forest University, 2013

Lowell Tillett

Lowell Tillett

he/him/his

Associate Dean of Admissions

  tilletlt@nullwfu.edu

Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia; Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware, Chester, Lehigh counties)


Additional Responsibilities

Transfer Students

Scholarships

Presidential and Poteat Scholarships

Education

JD, Quinnipiac University, 2011
BA, Wake Forest University, 2006

Matthew Avara

Matthew Avara

he/him/his

Assistant Dean of Admissions

  avarmc@nullwfu.edu

Connecticut, New York (except NYC and Long Island), Rhode Island


Education

MAHS, Wake Forest University, 2022
BS, Wake Forest University, 2017

Rose Brown

Rose Brown

she/her/hers

Assistant Dean of Admissions

  rbrown@nullwfu.edu

California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming


Education

MS, Johns Hopkins, 2019
BA, UNC Chapel Hill, 2017

Susan Faust

Susan Faust

she/her/hers

Assistant Dean of Admissions

  fausts@nullwfu.edu

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Pennsylvania (West of Lehigh Valley), Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin


Education

MA, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, 1985
BA, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, 1983

Jeremiah Fields

Jeremiah Fields

he/him/his

Assistant Dean of Admissions

  fieldsj@nullwfu.edu

Florida


Education

BA, Winston-Salem State University, 2020

Cesar Grisales

Cesar Grisales

he/him/his

Assistant Dean of Admissions, Diversity Admissions

  grisca@nullwfu.edu

North Carolina (Triad, Triangle, and Eastern)


Additional Recruitment Areas

Diversity Engagement

Education

BA, Wake Forest University, 2019

Magdalena Perez Vicente

Magdalena Perez Vicente

she/her/ella

Assistant Dean of Admissions

  perezvm@nullwfu.edu

Arizona, New Mexico, New York (Long Island), Oklahoma, Texas


Education

MA, Duke University, 2016
BA, Wake Forest University, 2015

Jessie Birnbaum

Jessie Birnbaum

she/her/hers

Admissions Counselor

  birnjr18@nullwfu.edu
Education

BA, Wake Forest University, 2022

Eric Haddleton

Eric Haddleton

he/him/his

Admissions Counselor

  haddleew@nullwfu.edu
Education

BA, Wake Forest University, 2020

Jarrett Hall

Jarrett Hall

he/him/his

Admissions Counselor

  halljs18@nullwfu.edu
Education

BA, Wake Forest University, 2022

Kavasia Heath

Kavasia Heath

she/her/hers

Admissions Counselor

  heathka@nullwfu.edu
Education

BA, Wake Forest University, 2020

Danielle Key

Danielle Key

she/her/hers

Admissions Counselor

  keydv@nullwfu.edu
Education

BA, Wake Forest University, 2019

Ikira Terrell

Ikira Terrell

she/her/hers

Admissions Counselor

  terrib18@nullwfu.edu
Education

BA, Wake Forest University, 2022