Andrew Stenhouse, EdD
Dean, School for Graduate and Professional Studies
Andrew drives the growth of high-quality, mission-focused, market-responsive programs in organizational management, ministry and leadership, human development, nursing, early childhood education, clinical psychology, education, theological studies, and leadership studies. Andrew earned his Ed.D. in Institutional Management from Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology; his M.S. in Clinical Psychology from Vanguard University; his M.A. in Leadership Studies and B.A. in Cross Cultural Studies from Southern California College. Andy may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 714-668-6130.
Kristi Starkey, MS, LMFT
Director of Recruitment
Kristi manages the recruiting and marketing departments for the Professional Studies Programs. She oversees a staff of four who recruit and meet with prospective students for Business, Psychology, Religion, Early Childhood Education, and the RN to BSN programs. Kristi completed her Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Psychology and her Master’s of Science Degree in Clinical Psychology, both from Vanguard University. Kristi is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Kristi may be contacted at email@example.com or 714.668.6109.
Director of Student Services and Veterans Resource Center
Justin oversees the student services coordinators, the Veterans Center, and works closely with student issues to ensure student retention. Justin is also the Chair of the Admissions Committee as well as the Student Advisory Board. Justin received his BA in Business – Organizational Management through Vanguard University’s Professional Studies program and is currently enrolled in the Masters of Executive Leadership at USC. He brings to the team, seven years of management experience from several service-driven industries. Justin is driven to provide each and every student with a memorable Professional Studies experience. Justin may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 714.668.6115.
Faculty Services and Veteran’s Coordinator
Dominica manages faculty payroll, oversees curriculum support, builds relationships with publishing companies, coordinates with various departments for all new hire documentation, and works with Professional Studies Associate Chairs in coordinating faculty meetings. Recently, Dominica became Vanguard’s V.A. Certifying Official. She processes all paperwork for students receiving V.A. Education Benefits. Dominica completed her BA in Communication Studies and Sociology from Vanguard University and is currently enrolled in a Master’s in Counseling, Student Development in Higher Education at Cal State Long Beach . She is passionate about diversity programming and student development in higher education. In her spare time, Dominica enjoys traveling abroad, volunteering, painting, and film. Dominica may be contacted at email@example.com or 714.668.6108.
Mia tracks and follows up with prospective Professional Studies students through the application process and is responsible for student recruitment at college fairs and corporate events. Mia also interviews and guides students through the steps necessary to starting the Professional Studies program by performing comprehensive education counseling and providing transcript evaluations. Mia has earned her BA degree in Psychology from Vanguard University. Mia may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 714.668.6112.
Kenia Cueto, MAEd
Kenia Cueto is the Education Counselor for the Early Childhood Education
(ECE) Program. She is the initial contact person for new students who are interested in the ECE certificate program, AA and BA degrees. By executing comprehensive transcript evaluations, academic counseling, Kenia guides her students through the initial admissions process. She is also responsible for off campus recruitment at college fairs, consortiums, conferences, corporate and faith-based events. She earned her BA in Art from Cal State University Long Beach with an emphasis in Photography and Graphic Design. She also holds a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Argosy University. Kenia may be contacted at email@example.com or 714.668.6117.
Laurie Davis, MS
Laurie attends recruiting events at the local community colleges, follows up with students interested in the Professional Studies Programs, and assists students in completing their admissions items. Laurie helps guide students in understanding the program in more detail, scheduling meetings with the Professional Studies counselors, and communicating with students on a regular basis. Laurie completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology in 2009 and completed her Master’s Degree in Vanguard’s Clinical Psychology program and is working towards her 3,000 hours for her Marriage and Family Therapy License. Laurie may be contacted at 714.668.6119 or emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tiffany Hervey, MAEd
Business Student Services Coordinator
Tiffany serves as the counselor and academic advisor for our Professional Studies Business degree students. Tiffany earned a BA in Business Administration from California State University, Fullerton. She also holds a Master of Arts in Education with a Counseling option from California State University, Dominguez Hills. In addition to her experience in higher education, Tiffany brings to the team thirteen years of experience in the field of Human Resources Management. Tiffany may be contacted at email@example.com or 714.668.6114.
Psychology/Online Student Services Coordinator
Annette serves as an counselor and academic advisor for the Professional Studies Psychology students. She also interviews and advises visiting students in Professional Studies through the Student at Large program. Annette is also responsible for assisting students with their online classes though Professional Studies. Annette graduated with high honors from Chapman University with her BA in psychology. Annette may be contacted at Annette.firstname.lastname@example.org or 714.668.6111.
Nursing Student Services Coordinator
Terri brings her passion to come along side and guide those who’ve made a decision to commit themselves to start and finish their educational degree. Terri intimately knows the challenge of working, balancing home life and finishing her degree, as she is a graduate of Vanguard’s Professional Studies. She finished her Business degree with an emphasis in Organizational Management in 2006. She understands the value of a degree as she has an extensive career history in both business and academic administration. Terri believes that Vanguard offers students the opportunity to be taught by excellent professors and adds to that value, rich classmate discussions, with those that are in your same career network. Terri may be contacted at email@example.com or 714.668.6120.
Nursing Student Services Coordinator
Paris joined Vanguard University in May of 2012 and comes to Vanguard with paralegal experience. She is not new to Vanguard, however; she earned her BA in Business from Southern California College, the prior name of our school. Paris is excited to be giving back to her alma mater by assisting the nursing students in her role as Student Services Coordinator. She is passionate about lifelong learning, both personally and professionally. One of her favorite quotes by Abraham Lincoln is “I don’t think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.” Paris may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 714.668.6105.
Data and Support Supervisor
Robin supervises the Professional Studies administrative and clerical staff along with the student workers to keep our processes flowing smoothly. She uses her expertise in MS Office, especially Excel, to track the Professional Studies budget, student demographics, and student applications. Previously, Robin provided support to Vanguard’s Counseling Center, Career Development Center, and Disability Services and may be able to offer you information about those services. She attended several colleges, returning as an adult and receiving her BA from UC Irvine. Robin may be contacted at email@example.com or 714.668.6107.
Nancy greets you at the front desk as you enter the Professional Studies office or call us on the phone. She provides administrative support to our Director, our student services team, and our recruiting team. Her responsibilities include coordinating student events, such as New Student Orientation and the Graduation Celebration. Nancy is a student in our Professional Studies Business program and will be happy to use her first-hand knowledge to help answer your questions. She may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 714.668.6106.