Meet Staff

Meet Your Admission Officer

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Yvonne Berumen ’97

Vice President and Dean for Admission & Financial Aid
(She/Her, Habla Español, First-Gen)
[email protected]

Hometown: Pico Rivera, CA
High School: El Rancho High School


Recruitment Territories

States: Hawaii

California: East Los Angeles, Glendale, Pasadena, Santa Barbara, Ventura

U.S. Territories (Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa)

International: Europe, India, Pakistan, Middle East

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Nathaniel Wyrick

Assistant Vice President of Admissions
(He/Him, First-Gen)
[email protected]

Hometown: Knoxville, TN
High School: Powell High School


Recruitment Territories

States:  Illinois, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah

California: San Diego

International: China, Hong Kong, Oceania

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David Girvan

Senior Associate Director of Admissions
(He/Him)
[email protected]

Hometown: Boston, MA
High School: Norwood High School


Recruitment Territories

States: Alaska, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Washington

California: San Fernando Valley

International: Canada, Asia (excluding China, Hong Kong, Pakistan, and the Greater Middle East), Taiwan

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Erin Griffin

Associate Director of Admissions
(She/Her, Habla Español)
[email protected]

Hometown: Carpinteria, CA
High School: Cate School


Recruitment Territories

States: Iowa, Maine, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont

California: Central Coast, Long Beach, Ontario, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Francisco & San Mateo Counties

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Kaite Breen

Admission Counselor
(She/Her, First-Gen)
[email protected]

Hometown: Upland, CA
High School: Options For Youth


Recruitment Territories

States: Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Virginia, West Virginia

California: Central Valley, Marin, Northern California, Sonoma Valley, West Los Angeles, West Beach of Los Angeles

International: Africa

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Juliet Youssef ’23

Admission Counselor
(She/Her)
[email protected]

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
High School: Archer School for Girls


Recruitment Territories

States: Connecticut, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas

California: Anaheim, Long Beach, Orange County, Santa Ana, Southern LA County, Whittier

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Christian ‘Kapili’ Moniz ’19

Admission Counselor
(He/Him, First-Gen)
[email protected]

Hometown: Waikoloa, HI
High School: Hawaii Preparatory Academy


Recruitment Territories

States: Arizona, Georgia, Louisiana, Minnesota, Wisconsin

California: East Bay (Contra Costa, Oakland, & Alameda Counties), Covina & West Covina

International: South America, Central America, Caribbean

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Sydney Gerteis ’23

Admission Counselor
(She/Her)
[email protected]

Hometown: Cleveland, OH
High School: Hathaway Brown School


Recruitment Territories

States: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Kentucky, Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Ohio, New Mexico, Wyoming

California: Greater Imperial, Hollywood & Wilshire, Sacramento County, San Jose, Santa Clara, Silicon Valley

Operations and Support Staff

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Allegra Fass

Admissions Operations Manager
(She/Her)
[email protected]

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John Villalta

Admissions Systems Analyst
(He/Him)
[email protected]

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Carol Dysart

Admissions Assistant
(She/Her, First-Gen)
[email protected]

Deborah Thomas

Executive Assistant to the VP
(She/Her)
[email protected]