Meet the Admission Staff

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Meet the admission staff

Admission counselors are assigned to prospective students based on geography. Read the descriptions below to find out who your counselor is according to where you currently attend school.

  • Cynthia Basinger

    Assistant to Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
    School Extension 336.316.2152
  • Nancy Benninger

    Admission Counselor
    Mobile 336.708.7947
    Biography:

    Nancy counsels prospective students from Virginia and the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill region of North Carolina.

  • Allison Brooks

    Data Systems Operator
    School Extension 336.316.2391
  • Jennifer Catoe '14

    Data Systems Operator
    School Extension 336.316.2390
  • Shelley George

    Senior Assistant Director of Admission
    School Extension 336.316.2393
    Mobile 917.450.2793
    Biography:

    Shelley works with prospective students from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont and has a regional office in New York City. She can best be reached on her mobile number.

  • Kaycee Ingram '12

    Admission Counselor
    School Extension 336.316.2386
    Mobile 336.708.7940
    Biography:

    Kaycee counsels students from Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and South Carolina, as well as the southern, eastern, and western regions of North Carolina.  She also works with transfer students.

    Snapcat:  kayceeguilford

  • Erin Kelly

    Associate Director of Admission
    School Extension 336.316.2124
    Mobile 336.708.7941
    Biography:

    Erin works with prospective students from Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

  • Rachel Leahy '14

    Admission Counselor
    School Extension 336.316.2182
  • Sandra "Sandy" Pearman '80

    Director of Enrollment Information
    School Extension 336.316.2428
  • Sheila Siler

    Campus Visit Facilitator
    School Extension 336.316.2100
  • Andrew Strickler

    Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
    School Extension 336.316.2220
    Biography:

    Andy oversees the admission and financial aid staff in counseling prospective students and their families throughout the college search process.  He also works with students from Pennsylvania.

  • Grace Sullivan '14

    Admission Counselor
    School Extension 336.316.2394
    Mobile 336.708.7946
    Biography:

    Grace counsels students from California, Colorado, Washington D.C., Delaware, Maryland, Oregon, Washington, and the northeastern region of North Carolina.

  • William "Kyle" Wooden '11

    Admission Counselor
    School Extension 336.316.2383
    Mobile 336.708.7948
    Biography:

    Kyle works with prospective students from the Piedmont Triad region (Greensboro and surrounding areas) of North Carolina.

    Snapchat:  guilfordkw