About Us

Our mission is to offer support and resources which provide access for students to pursue an education through:

  • A staff dedicated to innovative, proactive solutions
  • Identifying, creating, and delivering resources through personal counseling and outreach efforts to provide a financial plan for families

Our vision is to be the leader in providing the greatest customer service experience. We will make a Grand Valley State University education affordable, one student at a time.


Our Staff

Name Email Title  
Matthew Allore allorema@gvsu.edu Financial Aid Counselor View more information about Matthew Allore
Erin Braginton braginer@gvsu.edu Financial Aid Assistant View more information about Erin Braginton
Nicholas Bromley bromleni@gvsu.edu Assistant Director of Financial Aid View more information about Nicholas Bromley
Martha Chase chasema@gvsu.edu Student Employment Assistant View more information about Martha Chase
Susan Dix dixsu@gvsu.edu Financial Aid Assistant View more information about Susan Dix
Robert Flannery flanner1@gvsu.edu Financial Aid Counselor View more information about Robert Flannery
Francesca Golden goldenf@gvsu.edu Associate Director of Financial Aid View more information about Francesca Golden
Julie Haskin haskinj@gvsu.edu Financial Aid Assistant View more information about Julie Haskin
Suzy Herman hermasuz@gvsu.edu Assistant Director of Financial Literacy View more information about Suzy Herman
Melissa Horning horninme@gvsu.edu Assistant Director of Financial Aid View more information about Melissa Horning
Wendy Johnston johnstow@gvsu.edu Financial Aid Assistant View more information about Wendy Johnston
Tanisha Kuykendall kuyktani@gvsu.edu Financial Aid Counselor View more information about Tanisha Kuykendall
Raul Lozano lozanora@gvsu.edu Financial Aid & Scholarships Counselor View more information about Raul Lozano
Lauren McElrath mcelrala@gvsu.edu Associate Director of Scholarships View more information about Lauren McElrath
Samantha Mulder muldesam@gvsu.edu Financial Aid Counselor View more information about Samantha Mulder
Jenna Poll pollj@gvsu.edu Associate Director of Financial Aid View more information about Jenna Poll
Audra Pretty-Smith prettyau@gvsu.edu Financial Aid Counselor View more information about Audra Pretty-Smith
Ben Rhodes rhodesbe@gvsu.edu Assistant Director of Financial Aid View more information about Ben Rhodes
Michelle Rhodes rhodesmi@gvsu.edu Associate Vice President for Financial Aid View more information about Michelle Rhodes
Christine Scott scottc@gvsu.edu Associate Director of Financial Aid View more information about Christine Scott
Katie Shuert shuertka@gvsu.edu Office Coordinator View more information about Katie Shuert
Enrica Verrett verreten@gvsu.edu Admissions/Financial Aid Counselor View more information about Enrica Verrett
Maryelise White whitema1@gvsu.edu Assistant Director of Scholarships View more information about Maryelise White
Anne Zalud zaluda@gvsu.edu Assistant Director of Student Employment View more information about Anne Zalud

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