Ashley graduated from Quincy University with a B.S. in Marketing and will soon complete the M.A. in Organizational Leadership at Lewis. Upon graduation, she immediately started working in college admissions for her alma mater, and then eventually came to Lewis University in October 2003. Her favorite aspect of Lewis is the community focus on students and helping them achieve their goals.
Ashley lives with her husband and two children in Plainfield. In her spare time, she enjoys playing with her kids, watching sports with her husband, and traveling across the country to see her family and friends.
Ryan graduated with a B.S. in Speech Communication from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and also earned an M.S. in Communication Studies from Northern Illinois University. He has been involved in college/university admission for the past eighteen years; he has been with Lewis for the past twelve years.
Ryan is originally from the Quad-Cities (go Rock Island Rocks!). In his free time, he enjoys watching science fiction films, listening to “80’s” music, rooting for the Bears, Bulls and White Sox, and “hanging out" with his son, Quin.
Sean has been working in the admissions/enrollment profession for the entirety of his career. His educational background includes a B.A. in History with minors in Classical Studies & History of Philosophy and a graduate degree, M.A. in Education, with a specialization in Higher Education. He enjoys working with students and their families who are aiming to enrich their lives through the LaSallian values that reside at Lewis University.
Sean was born in Germany (an Army brat) but was raised a Hoosier. He is a self-proclaimed nerd-jock, being a former Track & Field sprinter/jumper and holding a devotion to history, philosophy and comics. Always the avid sports fan, he follows the New York Yankees, Chicago Bulls & Blackhawks, and college football. In his free time, Sean spends time with his wife, his daughter, and newborn son, Grayson.
Emily is a 2013 Lewis University alumna and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. During her undergraduate years, she worked as a Navigator (student ambassador), a student worker for the Office of Admission, and as an Orientation Group Leader. It was through these positions that she found her passion for Lewis, and returned to help students explore the many different opportunities that a higher education holds for them.
In her free time, Emily enjoys running, listening to music, and spending time with friends and family. On game days, you can always catch her in a jersey for the Blackhawks or the Bears. She is extremely excited to return to Lewis and is looking forward to assisting students as they begin their college search.
Emily graduated with a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, an honors university in Maryland. She has also earned her M.S. Ed. in Student Affairs Administration from the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse. Emily has a strong background in the admissions/enrollment profession, and is passionate about helping students and families with their college search.
Emily enjoys sports, outdoor activities, and spending time with friends and family. Even though she is originally from Michigan, she has grown to love the Chicago teams and always roots for the Blackhawks and Cubs. She looks forward to being a part of the Lewis community and cheering on the Flyers!
Femi graduated from North Central College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology along with a Minor in Leadership. As a student at North Central, he became involved in several areas of campus life including: Athletics, Career development, and Camps and Conference Services. Being a former Track & Field athlete and a leader on campus taught him discipline and hard work. Having the chance to build relationships and help students in an important time in their lives led him to pursue a position as an admission counselor. Femi really looks forward to helping future Lewis students and their families discover the importance of Higher Education.
In his free time, Femi enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching sports, and working out. His favorite hobby is bowling and he has a pretty impressive tie and bowtie collection! Femi looks forward to working with students and helping them learn more about what Lewis University has to offer.
Freshman Admission Counselor
Haleigh graduated from North Central College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing. As a student at North Central, she became involved in a variety of areas of campus life including: Admissions, Orientation, and Student Activities. The great experiences that she had working and being involved as a student, led her to pursue a position as an admission counselor. Haleigh really enjoys getting to know the students/families she works with and discovering what they hope to get out of their college experience.
In her free time, Haleigh enjoys reading a good book, spending time with family and friends, and catching up on her favorite TV shows/movies. She is also learning to play the ukulele! Haleigh is excited to be a part of the Lewis community and to assist students through the college search process to find their best fit.