Staff Directory

Counseling Team

Graduate Peer Counselors
Lauren McCurdy, Peyton Ramser, Ben Powell, Natalie Legleiter, Vic Johnson, Erica Adams

  • Supports scholarship processing as needed
  • Assists with loan processing
  • Provides counseling in Call Center
  • Supports customer Service Team as needed
  • Assists with document imaging

     

    Brittini Wise
    Financial Aid Advisor
    bnwise02@louisville.edu
    Phone: 502-852-1407

    • Assists team in processing forms and counseling students
    • Provides customer service support for front counter and phones
    • Processes loan adjustments and applications
    • Process outside or alternative loan certifications
    • GRE Fee Waiver Coordinator

     

    Miggeletta Wade
    Financial Aid Advisor Sr.
    mswade01@louisville.edu
    Phone: 502-852-8348

    • Counsels students with last name A-D in person, on phone, and via email
    • Processes and revises aid awards
    • Assists with processing the SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress) Policy
    • Helps students with FAFSA corrections for special populations dealing with citizenship, legal relationship, selective service registration, as well as other checklist forms

     

    Nate Gauthier-Goulet
    Financial Aid Advisor Sr.
    nrgaut01@louisville.edu
    Phone: 502-852-7554

    • Counsels students with last name E-K in person, on phone, and via email
    • Processes and revises aid awards
    • Assists with processing the SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress) Policy
    • Helps students with FAFSA corrections for special populations dealing with citizenship, legal relationship, selective service registration, as well as other checklist forms

     

    Monique Montgomery
    Financial Aid Advisor Sr.
    mdgree01@louisville.edu
    Phone: 502-852-8909

    • Counsels students with last name L-P in person, on phone, and via email
    • Processes and revises aid awards
    • Assists with processing the SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress) Policy
    • Helps students with FAFSA corrections for special populations dealing with citizenship, legal relationship, selective service registration, as well as other checklist forms

     

    Cedric D. Trigg
    Financial Aid Advisor Sr.
    cdtrig01@louisville.edu
    Phone: 502-852-1405

    • Counsels students with last name Q-Z in person, on phone, and via email
    • Processes and revises aid awards
    • Assists with processing the SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress) Policy
    • Helps students with FAFSA corrections for special populations dealing with citizenship, legal relationship, selective service registration, as well as other checklist forms

     

    Verification Processing

    Ron'a L. Thomas
    Financial Aid Advisor
    rlthom01@louisville.edu
    Phone: 502-852-8378

    • Provides support to Associate Director for Processing/Systems
    • Manages federal verification processing (tax returns, etc.)
    • Provides support to document imaging

     

    Rebecca Dunkley
    Financial Aid Advisor
    rlming01@louisville.edu
    Phone: 502-852-7750

    • Provides support to Associate Director for Processing/Systems
    • Manages federal verification processing (tax returns, etc.)
    • Provides support to document imaging

     

    Federal Awarding

    Nichelle Johnson
    Information Management Specialist
    nrjohn04@louisville.edu
    Phone: 502-852-8342

    • Assists with running daily loan computer processes
    • Assists with electronic file transmissions with state and federal government agencies
    • Supports document imaging
    • Supports Verification Processing team


    Mary M. McMullen
    Administrative Systems Analyst
    mmmcmu01@louisville.edu
    Phone: 502-852-8377

    • Manages electronic processing of loan certifications, guarantees, and EFT's with state agency
    • Coordinates data entry of manual loan checks
    • Liaison with Bursar for check disbursement and return of loan checks
    • Resolves loan issues with system, guarantee agency, and/or lender
    • Tracks confirmation of completed entrance interviews

     

    James Barger
    Financial Aid Advisor
    hjbarg01@louisville.edu
    Phone: 502-852-8346

    • Oversees administration of TEACH grant

     

    Systems Operations/Technical

    Bryan Trautwein
    Assistant Director
    bwtrau01@louisville.edu
    Phone: 502-852-8349

    • Provides support to federal verification and FAFSA correction processing
    • Oversees document imaging system
    • Processes suspended FAFSA records and performs conflict resolution
    • Supervises federal electronic data exchange software and processes
    • Processes date of birth and driver's license documents

     

    Jason Meadows
    Administrative Systems Analyst
    jimead01@louisville.edu
    Phone: 502-852-3216

    • Updates printing and publication materials
    • Sends out mass communications to students
    • Updates Financial Aid Website
    • Manages and maintains Crystal Reports for the SFAO
    • Provides support to Associate Director for Operations/Systems

     

    Charlie Rademaker
    Administrative Systems Analyst
    cvrade01@louisville.edu
    Phone: 502-852-8345

    • Provides desktop support to Student Financial Aid department
    • Updates Financial Aid Website
    • Provides support to Associate Director for Operations/Systems

     

    Scholarship Processing


    Katie Baker
    Scholarship Program Manager
    kefarm01@louisville.edu
    Phone: 502-852-6037

      • Primary resource for KEES, KY National Guard, and other state programs (excluding CAP)
      • Primary resource for non-resident state grants
      • Primary resource for athletic scholarships
      • Serves as resource for university departments
      • Oversees processing of departmental and outside scholarships
      • Provides general support to scholarship team

        Rachel Kirk
        Scholarship Program Manager
        rgfost02@louisville.edu
        Phone: 502-852-8379

        • Oversees, awards, and manages communications for institutional based scholarships
        • Coordinates Trustees scholarship appeals
        • Coordinates the posting of payments that are applied directly to the Bursar accounts
        • Manages KRS awarding and communications
        • Provides general support to scholarship team
        • Supports Associate Director for Scholarships

        LaKeesha Turner
        Financial Aid Advisor
        lakeesha.turner@louisville.edu
        Phone: 502-852-1369

        • Coordinates intake of KRS forms and awarding
        • Coordinates intake of institutional based scholarships, appeals and leave of absences
        • Processes Bursar payments to student’s accounts
        • Provides support to scholarship team

         

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        Financial Aid Advisor

         

        • Provides support to scholarship team

         

        Whitley Gray
        Financial Aid Advisor
        weedwa01@louisville.edu
        Phone: 502-852-5517

        • Manages scholarship related questions within the Financial Aid service account
        • Coordinates intake of KRS forms and awarding
        • Assists with processing outside and departmental scholarship checks and forms
        • Reviews university reports for reconciliation for Student Financial Aid Office and programs managed by the office
        • Maintains staff records including time keeping, personnel and hiring
        • Provides support to other members of scholarship team


        Federal Work-Study


        Charles T. Schnell
        Project Coordinator
        ctschn01@louisville.edu
        Phone: 502-852-8376

        • Coordinates Federal Work Study Program
        • Assists Assistant to the Director in monitoring budgets, handling requisitions for supplies
          and equipment, and processing payroll
        • Open and sort incoming mail
        • Coordinates outgoing mail
        • Assists Counseling Team as needed


        Administration


        Manuel McMillan, Sr.
        Assistant Director for Compliance
        m0mcmi01@louisville.edu
        Phone: 502-852-8344

        • Supervises Federal Work Study Program and Community Service
        • Coordinates all federal aid for medical, dental and nursing programs
        • Establishes student budgets
        • Liaison with all student loan lenders and guarantee agencies
        • Monitors student loan defaults and aggregate loan limits
        • Oversees special programs (consortium agreements, study abroad, Virtual University, and National Student Exchange)

        Mary Pike
        Quality Assurance Officer, Associate Director
        m0magg01@louisville.edu
        Phone: 502-852-3997

        • Performs system setup of required tables and data elements for aid processing
        • Oversees academic year and summer aid processing
        • Interprets new regulations and policies to help ensure business process are in compliance
        • Performs system testing, resolves system problems, and implements new system functionality
        • Develops and assesses query needs for staff and assists in preparing statistical data
        • Reconciles direct loan records and provides support for year-end reconciliation of other aid programs

        Angela M. Black
        Associate Director for Scholarships
        amblac01@louisville.edu
        Phone: 502-852-3870

        • Coordinates the awarding and disbursement of all scholarships including departmental, outside, athletic, admission based, and the Continuing Student Scholarship through the Student Financial Aid Office
        • Liaison with Development, Controller, and Planning and Budget in the development of new scholarships, establishing budgets, and monitoring expenditures for all scholarship accounts
        • Coordinates outreach activities for the office

        Tina L. Carter
        Assistant Director for Operations
        tldoug01@louisville.edu
        Phone: 502-852-7877

        • Serves as liaison with the Bursar and the Registrar's offices
        • Supervises Pell reporting and reconciliation
        • Process all refunds and repayments to aid programs
        • Reviews all residual checks
        • Supervises disbursement activities
        • Assists staff with queries and reporting
        • Oversees auditors

         

        Lindsay Driskell
        Assistant Director
        lkrobi01@louisville.edu
        Phone: 502-852-8350

        • TEACH Grant
        • Packaging
        • Supervise staff responsible for federal and state aid processing, federal and state loan processing, and SAP

          Michael N Abboud
          Associate Director
          mnabbo01@louisville.edu
          Phone: 502-852-8347

          • Monitors customer service provided at front counter, in Call Center, and among staff
          • Supervises and trains Counseling Team consisting of Advisor Seniors, Advisors, Counselor Assistants, and Graduate Peer Counselors
          • Liaison to Registrar, Admission, Bursar, and other university offices

          Denise Sullivan
          Associate Director for Operations
          dmkreb01@louisville.edu
          Phone: 502-852-8343

          • Serve as financial aid lead for systems testing, upgrades, and implementation
          • Serve as liaison with Information Technology
          • Supervise staff responsible for system support, report development, federal data exchange, verification, FAFSA correction processing, loan data exchange, disbursement, Pell reporting, and document imaging
          • Provide support to Director

          Sandra J. Neel
          Executive Director
          sandra.neel@louisville.edu
          Phone: 502-852-5517

          • Overall administrative, financial, management, personnel, and budgetary responsibilities
          • Responsible for long range planning and administration of all federal, state, and institutional student aid programs

           

           

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