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.

 

For any questions feel free to visit our contact us page. 

Annual Reports for the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships can be found here


Our Staff

Our Staff

First Name Last Name Email Title Action
Ronald Berg bergron@gvsu.edu Financial Aid Counselor - Scholarships View
Erin Braginton braginer@gvsu.edu Financial Aid Assistant View
Katie Brown shuertka@gvsu.edu Administrative Assistant View
Susan Dix (she/her) dixsu@gvsu.edu Financial Aid Assistant View
Francesca Golden (she/her) goldenf@gvsu.edu Associate Director of Financial Aid - Compliance View
Abby Hatter hatteabb@gvsu.edu Thompson Scholars Coordinator View
August Heath (she/her) heathau@gvsu.edu Financial Aid Counselor - Compliance View
Katie Hoppe hoppeka@gvsu.edu Financial Aid Counselor View
Katelyn Johnson johnske8@gvsu.edu Associate Director of Financial Aid - Student Employment View
Wendy Johnston johnstow@gvsu.edu Financial Aid Assistant View
Angel Kropf kropf@gvsu.edu Student Employment Assistant View
Mario Marcos (he/him) marcomar@gvsu.edu Financial Aid Counselor/Admissions Counselor View
Melissa McCullough mccullme@gvsu.edu Associate Director of Financial Aid - Systems & Processing View
Stephanie Menendez menendst@gvsu.edu Assistant Director of Financial Aid - Compliance View
Joseph Montney montney1@gvsu.edu Assistant Director of Financial Aid - Systems & Processing View
Yisel Mora morayi@gvsu.edu Financial Aid Counselor View
Samantha Mulder muldesam@gvsu.edu Associate Director of Financial Aid - Scholarships View
Jenna Poll (she/her) pollj@gvsu.edu Partnership Coordinator View
Michelle Rhodes (she/her) rhodesmi@gvsu.edu Associate Vice President for Financial Aid View
Paulie Robinson-Stevens (they/them) s_robipaul@gvsu.edu Financial Aid Counselor View
Alfany Rosales-Muro (she/her) rosaleal@gvsu.edu Assistant Director of Financial Aid - Customer Service & Financial Literacy View
Rachel Stephens stephrac@gvsu.edu Associate Director of Financial Aid - Customer Service & Office Operations View
Ashlee Thayer thayeras@gvsu.edu Assistant Director of Financial Aid - Reporting, Federal Systems, and Processing View
Maryelise White (she/her) whitema1@gvsu.edu Assistant Director of Financial Aid - Scholarships View
Anne Zalud (she/her) zaluda@gvsu.edu Financial Aid Assistant View

Our Student Assistants

Our Student Assistants

First Name Last Name Title
Esi Jennifer Aniwa (she/her) Graduate Assistant
Sophia Bates Student Employment Student Assistant
Shrijan Bohara (he/him) Phone Bank Student Assistant
Abby Brown Student Employment Student Assistant
Molly Fenn (she/her) Phone Bank Student Assistant
Alayna Goodman Financial Aid Student Assistant
Sydney Hartmann (they/she) Phone Bank Student Assistant
Raegan Holek (she/her) Graduate Assistant
Katie Jones (she/her) Phone Bank Student Assistant
Jeannie Kane (she/her) Graduate Assistant
Paige Maguire Student Employment Student Assistant
Arlee McMiller (he/him) Phone Bank Student Assistant
Quinton Randall Graduate Assistant
Gracie Roginski Student Employment Student Assistant
Joy Spann (she/her) Phone Bank Student Assistant
Kat Vann (they/she) Phone Bank Student Assistant


Page last modified May 1, 2023