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Meet the Admission Team

Grace Calus '23

Presidential Fellow


North Carolina counties including: Edgecomb, Franklin, Granville, Halifax, Nash, Northampton, Vance, Warren, and Wilson

Grace Calus stands outdoors in front of Dana Auditorium, wearing a white shirt under a blue jacket.

Jacob Cutshall

Admission Counselor

Territory: Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

Jacob Cutshall inm a red polo, standing in front of Dana Auditorium

Alejandra Garcia '23

Admission Counselor


There is always a great change that happens when starting college. At times it will be difficult but you have the whole Guilford community to help you. “Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time” - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Territory: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Maine, Massachusetts, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Nevada, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, Wyoming, and Central and Western South Carolina

North Carolina counties including: Anson, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chatham, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Durham, Gates, Greene, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Martin, Montgomery, Moore, New Hanover, Onslow, Orange, Pamilico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Person, Pitt, Randolph, Richmond, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Stanley, Tyrrell, Wake, Washington, and Wayne

Alejandra Garcia '23 in a tan shirt in front of Dana Auditorium

Riley Hall

Admission Counselor


Territory: Alaska, Alabama, Arizona, Hawaii, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and the South Carolina Coast

North Carolina counties including: Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Catawba, Cherokee, Clay, Cleveland, Davie, Gaston, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Iredell, Jackson, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mecklenburg, Mitchell, Polk, Rowan, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yadkin, Yancey

Riley Hall stands in front of Duke Hall on the Guilford COllege Quad

Marisabel Guzman-Bowen '22

Campus Visit Coordinator and International Admission Counselor


Territory: International Students, Ohio, and Puerto Rico

Whitney Smith

Transfer Admission Counselor


“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." — Nelson Mandela

Counselor for adult students and transfer students

Territory: Michigan, Oregon, and Utah

Kyle Wooden '11

Vice President for Enrollment Management


"Show me that you are a leader inside and outside of the classroom. It's not about who can join the most clubs — it's about who demonstrates a passion and is a role model among their peers."

Territory: Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Montana, and readmitted students

North Carolina counties including: Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Forsyth, Guilford, Rockingham, and Stokes