Geneva College

Meet the Staff
Office of the Dean of Student Development
 Brian Jensen

Brian Jensen

Title: Interim Dean of Student Development
Education: B.S. in Business Administration, M.A. in Higher Education
Where is your office located
: Student Center, 2nd level
Hobbies/Interests: My wife and kids keep me pretty busy. I love reading, golfing, baseball and good friends.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Input, Belief, Intellection, Learner, Relator 
Bridgette Hinzman 

Bridgette Hinzman

Title: Assistant to Dean of Student Development
Education: B.S. in Human Resources; M.A. in Higher Education
Where is your office located
: Student Center, 2nd level.
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, swimming, facebooking, spending time with her husband Brandon, two boys (Bailey & Braden), Molly the dog and two fish whose names change daily. Interesting fact: Everyone in my family has a name that starts with a “B”. 
Strengthfinders Strengths: Communication, Adaptability, Learner, Arranger, Harmony

Residence Life  
Neil Best

Neil Best

Title: Director of Residence Life
Education: B.A. in Bible and Christian Education, M.A. in Leadership
Where is your office located
: Student Center, 2nd level.
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, playing chess, Saturday morning walks with my daughter and creating new ways to illustrate the truth of God's Word.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Activator, Learner, Strategic, Ideation, Signifiance


Amy Corriher

Title: Staff Support Specialist
Education:  B.A. in Religious Studies from Gardner-Webb University
Where is your office located
: Student Center, 2nd level.
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, knitting, baking, hiking, TV, nature, local foods, music, a good cup of tea, spending time with friends and family.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Empathy, Connectedness, Developer, Responsibility, Consistency

Bobby James

Title: GA - RD of Pearce Hall
Education: Bachelor’s in Christian Education/Youth Ministry
Office Location: Student Center, 2nd Level
Hobbies/Interest: Fly-fishing, anything outdoorsy, coffee, reading, adventure
Strengthfinders Strengths: Adaptability, Positivity, Connectedness, Input, and Developer


Amber Wells

Title: GA - RD of Young East
Education: Bachelor’s in Liberal Studies from Azusa Pacific University
Office Location: Student Center, 2nd Level
Hobbies/Interest: Loves coffee and tea and all things spontaneous
Strengthfinders Strengths: Developer, Includer, Communication, Adaptability, and Strategic


Hannah Brenton

Title: Resident Director of Clarke Hall
Education: B.A. Elementary Education from Calvin College
Where is your office located: Second Level of the Student Center
Hobbies/Interests: Rock climbing, biking, hiking, and coffee.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Connectedness, Restorative, Harmony, Empathy, Responsibility



Kelsey Murphy

Title: Resident Director – Geneva Arms East
Education: B.S. in Inclusive Childhood Education and Communication
Where is your office located: Student Center, 2nd Level
Hobbies/Interests: Photography, journaling, reading my Bible, “DIY” projects, spending time with friends, watching movies, playing with my dog
Strengthfinders Strengths:Positivity, Communication, Developer, Woo, Arranger


Scott Kelly

Title: Resident Director – Geneva Arms North
Education: B.A. in Student Ministries
Where is your office located: Second level of the Student Center
Hobbies/Interets: Outdoor activities like fly fishing, camping, hiking, and riding motorcycles. Also love reading good books with a cup of coffee on the porch of BFCAT.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Input, Intellection, Adaptability, Learner and Achiever

Ryan Spengler

Title: GA Resident Director – Young Hall North
Education: B.S. in Social Studies Education with a Minor in Economics from Indiana Wesleyan University
Where is your office located: Student Center, Second Level
Hobbies/Interests: I love traveling, fall weather, basketball, football, golf, sports of all kinds, my Ohio State Buckeyes, movies, taking walks, talking with dear friends, Christmas, spending time with family and friends, board games, learning new things and ideas.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Achiever, Individualization, Belief, Learner, Competition.


Kendra Phillips

Title: Resident Director of McKee Hall
Education: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from George Fox University
Where is your office located: Student Center
Hobbies/Interests: Loves coffee, adventuring, reading, crafting and anything outdoors.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Positivity, Individualization, Relator, Arranger, Belief

Office of Multicultural Student Services  
Kathy Kinzer

Kathy Kinzer

Title: Director of Multicultural Student Services
Education: B.A., Communications, concentration in Public Relations; M.A., Communications, concentration in Media, Faith, and Culture; pursuing M.Div.
Where is your office located
: Student Center, 2nd Level
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, watching movies, backpacking, hiking, kayaking and playing tennis
Strengthfinders Strengths: Harmony, Communication, Relator, Arranger, Consistency


Lamont W. Downs

Title: Multi Cultural Student Services Coordinator, Director of The Academy
Education: Associate’s Degree in L.A. Sociology, B.A. Student Ministry
Where is your office located: in the Student Development Office in the middle of the Dean of Student Development, and the Multicultural Director
Hobbies/Interest: working out, mentoring, fellowshipping with friends.
Strength finders Strengths: Relator, Arranger, Strategic, Adaptability, and Self-Assurance

Office of Student Programs
Ryan Holt

Ryan Holt

Title: Director, Office of Student Programs
Education: M.A. in Higher Education (Geneva College), B.A. in Psychology (Northwestern College, IA)
Where is your office located
: Office of Student Programs and Leadership, Student Center, One Level under the Brigadoon.
Hobbies/Interests: I am all about the games: ticket to ride, settlers, clue, sorry. I love music. Tennis. 24. Drinking caffeinated beverages over good conversation with friends. Ping-pong. My homeland South Dakota. Grilling. Fantasy Football. Trying to do what I can to make the world around me a better place.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Ideation, Positivity, Adaptability, Woo, Connectedness


Kristen Rendulic

Title: Administrative Assistant, Office of Student Programs
Education: B.S. in Psychology, Geneva College, 2012
Where is your office located: One level below the Brig in the Student Center
: All things artsy, strolling through the neighborhood, building relationships, gardening, watching documentaries, meeting new people, trying different foods, traveling, and living life with purpose.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Developer, Connectedness, Includer, Harmony, Input

Office of Student Leadership

Chelsi Cannon

Title:  Graduate Assistant for GCSU and Campus Clubs
Education: Westminster College '12 B.A. English and Psychology
Where is your office located:  Lower level of the Student Center, underneath the Brig
Hobbies/Interests:  Reading, watching movies, meaningless trivia and celebrity gossip, current events, personal/spiritual and emotional development.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Restorative, Input, Context, Activator, Intellection


Chris Strangfeld

Title: GA - Leadership & Retention
Education: Geneva College '13 (Communications)
Where is your office located: Below Brigadoon
: Soccer, volleyball, Fall walks, Theater, and watching Jimmy Fallon.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Maximizer, Activator, Individualization, Competition, Relator

The Center for Faith and Practice

Missy Nyeholt

Title: Director of Center of Faith and Practice
Education: M.S. Ed. in student services from Baylor University, B.A. in writing, literature, and communications from George Fox University
Where is your office located: Student Center
Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy being outside-running, walking, anything active. I love conversations over a cup of coffee, reading a good book, playing games, and finding creative ways to make the world a better place.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Harmony, Positivity, Developer, Connectedness, Learner


Kristie Martel

Title: CCO Staff
Education: B.A. Chemistry, Kenyon College; M.A. Higher Education, Geneva College
Where is your office located
: Student Center, 2nd level.
Hobbies/Interests: Tennis, running, interior design, film, college ministry, cheesecake
Strengthfinders Strengths: Harmony, Input, Learner, Individualization, Connectedness


Amy Hinkle

Title: GA for Women's Discipleship
Education: Calvin College 2013 (studied Communication and Gender Studies)
Where is your office located: Center for Faith and Practice
Hobbies/Interests: Singing, shopping, reading, learning, and talking with people I love.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Communication, Woo, Positivity, Individualization, Developer

Office of Health Services
Connie Erwin

Connie Erwin

Title: Health Services Director
Education: Registered Nurse, Certified College Health Nurse.
Where is your office located
: Nave Infirmary, Lower level of McKee Hall.
Hobbies/Interests: Church Youth leader, fitness and hiking, family
Strengthfinders Strengths: Developer, Positivity, Includer, Harmony, Belief

Counseling Center
Amy Solman

Amy Solman

Title: Director of Counseling Services
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Business Administration from Grove City College; Master's Degree in Professional Counseling from Geneva College, Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Addiction's Counselor
Where is your office located:
Nave Infirmary, Lower Level of McKee Hall
Hobbies/interests: Loving on my son, spending time with family/friends, reading, learning, walking, yoga, watching Steeler footbal or any football to be honest!, baking, musicals, singing in choirs, seeing life change in those around me
Strengths Finder Strengths: Relator, Learner, Empathy, Achiever, Discipline


Shanna L. Williams

Title: GA - Counseling Center
Education: B.A in Applied Psychology from Pennsylvania State University
Where is your office located: Counseling Center in McKee
Hobbies/Interests: Trail riding my horses, playing with my dogs, archery and rifle hunting, spending time with my family and friends
Strengthfinders Strengths:  Input, Intellection, Futuristic, Positivity, Developer

Office of Career Development

Joy Doyle

Title: Director of Career Development
Education: BSBA: HR emphasis; minor: Spanish & MBA - Geneva College
Where is your office located: 2nd Level of the Student Center
Hobbies/Interests: Making hand-made cards, traveling around Europe, & reading books
Strengthfinders Strengths: Harmony, Individualization, Developer, Relator, Disciplined

Beth Ann Mine

Beth Ann Mine

Title: Staff Specialist
Education: RN- St. Elizabeth Hospital School of Nursing
Where is your office located
: Student Center, 2nd level.
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, acting, musicals, picnics, playing games, sign language, suduko, chocolate, hanging with friends, and praying.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Positivity, Adaptability, Woo, Empathy, Maximizer


Kettie Kneuss

Title: GA - Career Development
Education: B.A. in Communications
Where is your office located: Student Center, 2nd Floor
Hobbies/Interests: I love "projects"...throwing a themed party, planting a garden, crafting. I'm an avid coffee drinker and enjoy having that coffee with good conversation with great friends. I read whatever I can get my hands on and am always up for a board game (especially Life or Ticket to Ride).
Strengthfinders Strengths:Developer, Empathy, Adaptability, Positivity, Woo

Office of Pisgah Program
Becky Case

Becky Case

Title: Pisgah Program Director
Education: M.A. in Higher Education from Geneva College, B.A. in Youth Ministries from Moody Bible Institute
Where is your office located
: Johnston Gym Basement.
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, biking, board and card games.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Harmony, Restorative, Learner, Discipline, Developer

ACCESS (Academic Counseling Center and Educational Support Services) Office

Marsha Montgomery

Title: Office Coordinator
Where is your office located?: McKee Hall, Entrance 6
Hobbies/Interests: I love spending time with my husband, Doug, and two sons, Michael and Matthew.  I also enjoy watching movies, listening to music, cooking and baking, Chinese food, and snuggling my two Schnauzers, Sophie and Lexie.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Developer, Responsibility, Empathy, Belief and Consistency


Lindsay Ropp

Title: GA in the ACCESS Office
Education: BA from Baldwin-Wallace University in Communications and Political Science, Currently pursuing an MA in Counseling at Geneva
Where is your office located: McKee Hall Entrance 6
Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy baking, reading, trying new restaurants, decorating, watching hockey, drinking coffee and trying every day to live life on purpose.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Empathy, Developer, Belief, Input, Responsibility

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