About Us

Our mission is to offer support and resources which provide access for students to pursue an education through:

  • A staff dedicated to innovative, proactive solutions
  • Identifying, creating, and delivering resources through personal counseling and outreach efforts to provide a financial plan for families

Our vision is to be the leader in providing the greatest customer service experience. We will make a Grand Valley State University education affordable, one student at a time.


Our Staff

  • Anne Zalud, Financial Aid Counselor
  • Ben Rhodes, Admissions & Financial Aid Counselor 
  • Christine Scott, Associate Director of Financial Aid 
  • Daniel Shannahan, Associate Director of Financial Aid 
  • David Norde, Financial Aid Counselor
  • Detwann Johnson, Financial Aid Counselor 
  • Elizabeth Le, Financial Aid Counselor 

 

  • Erika Wallace, Associate Director of Financial Aid 
  • Francesca Kulas, Assistant Director of Financial Aid
  • Jenna Poll, Associate Director of Financial Aid 
  • Julie Haskin, Financial Aid Assistant
  • Lauren McElrath, Assistant Director of Financial Aid
  • Luis Lozano, Assistant Director of Financial Aid
  • Martha Chase, Financial Aid Assistant
  • Matthew Allore, Financial Aid Assistant
  • Maureen McElroy, Student Employment Assistant
  • Michelle Rhodes, Director of Financial Aid
  • Nicholas Bromley, Assistant Director of Financial Aid
  • Rebecca Rahn, Assistant Director of Financial Aid
  • Sam Mulder, Financial Aid Counselor
  • Susan Dix, Financial Aid Assistant
  • Wendy Johnston, Financial Aid Assistant

Our Student Assistants

  • Angel Gamon, Student Employment Student Assistant
  • Angel Mount, Phone Bank Student Assistant
  • Brianna Pannell, Phone Bank Student Assistant
  • Cecilia Corbin, Phone Bank Student Assistant
  • Danielle Starkey, Student Employment Assistant
  • Emery Robinson, Student Employment Student Assistant
  • Jen Erickson, Graduate Assistant/Processing
  • Kathryn Shuert, Imaging Student Assistant
  • Kaylee Wolff, Phone Bank Student Assistant
  • Lindsay Spitzely, Graduate Assistant/Front Desk
  • Logen Hill, Phone Bank Student Assistant
  • Makayla Cole, Phone Bank Student Assistant
  • Megan Ellinger, Graduate Assistant/Student Employment
  • Mic Garcia, Graduate Assistant/Scholarships
  • Miranda Wilkie, Phone Bank Assistant
  • Payton Mills, MoneySmart Lakers Student Assistant
  • Rainesha Williams-Fox, Phone Bank Student Assistant
  • Shannon Thomas, Phone Bank Student Assistant
  • Travis Slooter, Graduate Assistant/Front Desk
  • Victoria Hart, Student Employment Student Assistant
  • Victoria Lenneman, Student Employment Assistant 
  • Whitney Sherwood, Imaging Student Assistant