Geneva College

 
Meet the Staff
 
Office of the Dean of Student Development
Mike Loomis 

Mike Loomis

Title: Dean of Student Development
Education: B.A. in Psychology from Gordon College; M.A.C.E., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Ed.D., Educational Leadership/Higher Education Administration, Azusa Pacific University
E-mail: mjloomis@geneva.edu
Where is your office located
: Student Center, 2nd level.
Hobbies/Interests: Bicycling, camping, gardening, small animals, three kids, one wife, student development, character development, and leadership development.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Learner, Relator, Maximizer, Arranger, Command

 
Bridgette Hinzman 

Bridgette Hinzman

Title: Assistant to Dean of Student Development
Education: B.S. in Human Resources; M.A. in Higher Education
E-mail: bhinzman@geneva.edu
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
E-mail: nabest@geneva.edu
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

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Amy Corriher

Title: Staff Support Specialist
Education:  B.A. in Religious Studies from Gardner-Webb University
E-mail: amcorrih@geneva.edu
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
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Bobby James

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

Joe Cirelli

Joe Cirelli

Title: Resident Director – Memorial Hall
Education: Bachelors in Student Ministry & Sociology
E-mail: jacirell@geneva.edu 
Where is your office located: Second level of the Student Center
Hobbies/Interests: Playing and watching almost any sport, reading, good conversations, Mountain Dew, leadership development, Fantasy football, board games, Phase Ten, movies, laughter, sharing life, Italian and Chinese food, learning, culture and cultural engagement.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Achiever, Restorative, Strategic, Futuristic, Learner
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Nate Nyeholt

Title: GA - RD of Geneva Arms North
Education: Bachelor’s in Philosophy and Student Ministry from Geneva College
Email: nate.nyeholt@geneva.edu
Office Location: Student Center, 2nd Level
Hobbies/Interest: Reading, Watching Movies, Playing Tennis, Board Games, and Playing Music
Strengthfinders Strengths: Learner, Intellection, Context, Connectedness, and Input

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Julia Price

Title: Assistant Director of Residence Life
Education: B.A. in Psychology (Northwestern College, IA), M.A. in Higher Education (Geneva College)
E-mail: jlprice@geneva.edu
Hobbies/Interest: Photography, coffee, thrift store shopping, and spending time with friends and family.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Input, Context, Connectedness, Individualization, Learner

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Amber Wells

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

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Hannah Brenton

Title: Resident Director of Clarke Hall
Education: B.A. Elementary Education from Calvin College
Email: hlbrento@geneva.edu
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

 

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Kelsey Murphy

Title: Resident Director – Geneva Arms East
Education: B.S. in Inclusive Childhood Education and Communication
E-mail: klmurphy@geneva.edu
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

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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
E-mail: rrspengl@geneva.edu 
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.

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Kendra Phillips

Title: Resident Director of McKee Hall
Education: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from George Fox University
E-mail: klphilli@geneva.edu 
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.
E-mail: kykinzer@geneva.edu
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

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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
E-mail: lwdowns@geneva.edu 
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

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Rudy Lindmair

Title: GA – Multicultural Student Services

Education: Bachelor’s in Psychology from Indiana Wesleyan University
E-mail: rklindma@geneva.edu
Office Location: Student Center, 2nd Level
Hobbies/Interest: Scuba Diving, Photography, and Traveling
Strengthfinders Strengths: Individualization, Adaptability, Belief, Connectiveness, and Restorative

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Jocelyn Moss

Title: GA for The Academy
Education: Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University
E-mail: jemoss@geneva.edu 
Where is your office located: Student Center 2nd level
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, exercising, and spending time with my family
Strengthfinders Strengths: Includer, Harmony, Learner, Positivity, Belief

   
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)
E-mailrjholt@geneva.edu
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

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Becki Smith

Title: GA – First Year Experience
Education: Bachelor’s in Relational Communication from Bethel University
Email: rnsmith@geneva.edu
Office Location: Lower Level of Student Center
Hobbies/Interest: Photography, Coffee, Advocating against Sex Trafficking, Art
Strengthfinders Strengths: Woo, Individualization, Input, Positivity, and Connectedness

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Isaac L. Newsome

Title: GA First Year Experience
Education: BA French Language and Literature, University of North Carolina Asheville
E-mail: ilnewsom@geneva.edu
Office Location: Student Programs, One level beneath the Brig
Hobbies/Interest: Language, Foreign Languages, Biking, Technology, and Gadgets
Strengthfinders Strengths: Responsibility, Arranger, Significance, Analytical, Activator
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Kristen Rendulic

Title: Administrative Assistant, Office of Student Programs
Education: B.S. in Psychology, Geneva College, 2012
E-mail: kjrendul@geneva.edu 
Where is your office located: One level below the Brig in the Student Center
Hobbies/Interests
: 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
Brian Jensen

Brian Jensen

Title: Director of Student Leadership Development/Coordinator for Student Retenyion
Education: B.S. in Business Administration, M.A. in Higher Education
E-mailbcjensen@geneva.edu
Where is your office located
: Office of Student Leadership, one level under the Brigadoon
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

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Chelsi Cannon

Title:  Graduate Assistant for GCSU and Campus Clubs
Education: Westminster College '12 B.A. English and Psychology
E-mail: cncannon@geneva.edu
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

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Chris Strangfeld

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

   
The Center for Faith and Practice
Missy Davis

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
E-mail: mjdavis@geneva.edu
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

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Scott Kelly

Title: Assistant Director of Center of Faith and Practice
Education: B.A. in Student Ministries
E-mail: stkelly@geneva.edu 
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

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Kristie Martel

Title: CCO Staff
Education: B.A. Chemistry, Kenyon College; M.A. Higher Education, Geneva College
E-mail: kamartel@geneva.edu
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

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Sarah Hurliman

Title: GA for Service Learning
Education: B.A. in Christian Educational Ministry from Taylor University; M.A. in Higher Education at Geneva College in progress
E-mail: sehurlim@geneva.edu
Where is your office located: Student Center, 2nd level.
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, cooking and baking, good conversations with friends over coffee, women's issues, crafts
Strengthfinders Strengths: Input, Intellection, Learner, Individualization, Restorative

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Amy Hinkle

Title: GA for Women's Discipleship
Education: Calvin College 2013 (studied Communication and Gender Studies)
E-mail: amhinkle@geneva.edu 
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

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Samantha Bender

Title: Graduate Assistant for The Center for Faith and Practice (service learning: Quest spring break trips)
Education: Geneva College (graduated in 2011 with degree in student ministry) currently enrolled in the Masters of Higher Education program
E-mail:
spbender@geneva.edu 
Where is your office located:
Skye
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling and trying to keep my love for Taylor Swift under wraps
Strengthfinders Strengths: Activator, Communicator, Strategic, Woo, Connectedness

Office of Health Services
Connie Erwin

Connie Erwin

Title: Health Services Director
Education: Registered Nurse, Certified College Health Nurse.
E-mail: cierwin@geneva.edu
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

Barbara Halulko

Barbara Halulko

Title: Health Services Nurse
Education: Registered Nurse.
E-mailhalulko@geneva.edu
Where is your office located
: Nave Infirmary, Lower level of McKee Hall.
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with family and friends.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Includer, Developer, Connectedness, Harmony, Empathy

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Michael Grabowski

Title: GA – Health and Wellness
Education: Bachelor’s in Psychology from Geneva College
Email: grabowski.michael@geneva.edu
Office Location: Nave Infirmary, Lower Level of McKee Hall
Hobbies/Interest: Getting to know people, Spending quality time with friends, and watching the Reba Show.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Developer, Empathy, Individualization, Responsibility, and Relator

   
   
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
E-mail: alsolman@geneva.edu
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

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Jeremy Shull

Title: GA – Counseling Center
Education: Grove City College, Queens University (Belfast)
E-mail: jlshull@geneva.edu
Hobbies: Working out, reading, writing
Strengthsfinder Strengths: Stategic, Ideation, Achiever, Empathy, Relator

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Shanna L. Williams

Title: GA - Counseling Center
Education: B.A in Applied Psychology from Pennsylvania State University
E-mail: slwillia@geneva.edu 
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
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Joy Doyle

Title: Director of Career Development
Education: BSBA: HR emphasis; minor: Spanish & MBA - Geneva College
E-mail: jedoyle@geneva.edu 
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
E-mailbamine@geneva.edu
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

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Samuel Duguid

Title: GA - Career Development
Education: Bachelor’s in Marketing from Grove City College
Email: spduguid@geneva.edu
Office Location: Student Center, 2nd Level
Hobbies/Interest: Hiking, traveling, warhammer, aviculture
Strengthfinders Strengths: Context, Connectedness, Communication, Consistency, and Empathy

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Kettie Kneuss

Title: GA - Career Development
Education: B.A. in Communications
E-mail: klkneuss@geneva.edu 
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
E-mailrjcase@geneva.edu
Where is your office located
: Johnston Gym Basement.
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, biking, board and card games.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Harmony, Restorative, Learner, Discipline, Developer

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Chris Liberto

Title: GA - Pisgah Program
Education: Student Ministry - Higher Education
E-mail: chris.liberto@geneva.edu 
Where is your office located: Student Center - The Underground
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, Rock Climbing, Longboarding, Trail Running, Camping, Reading, Drawing, Writing, Playing, Cooking, Making things, and Traveling
Strengthfinders Strengths: Achiever, Adaptability, Ideation, Strategic, Activator

   
ACCESS (Academic Counseling Center and Educational Support Services) Office
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Christy Coulter

Title: Director of the Academic Counseling Center and Educational Support Services (ACCESS) Office
Education: B.A. in Psychology & B.A. in Communication from Bethel University. M.A. in Higher Education from Geneva College.
E-mail: cmcoulte@geneva.edu
Where is your office located?: McKee Hall, Entrance 6
Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy hiking, biking, coffee, laughing, traveling, warm brownies & ice cream, exploring new cities, sharing in good conversation with students and friends over a cup of coffee, and experiencing life with others.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Includer, Empathy, Positivity, Connectedness, & Woo.

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Marsha Montgomery

Title: Office Coordinator
Email: memontgo@geneva.edu
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

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Stephen Milliken

Title: GA - ACCESS Office
Education: Bachelor’s in Educational Ministry from Huntington University
Email: somillik@huntington.edu
Office Location: McKee Hall, Entrance 6
Hobbies/Interest: Reading, Ultimate, Piano and Guitar, Singing, Learning, Building and Fixing things
Strengthfinders Strengths: Restorative, Input, Connectedness, Learner, and Belief

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DJ Caldwell

Title: GA - ACCESS Office
Education: Bachelor's of Science Degree from Clarion University
E-mail: dlcaldwe@geneva.edu 
Where is your office located: McKee Hall, Entrance 6
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, listening to and playing music, following professional sports, making new friends and maintaining old friendships, going out to eat, and God.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Connectedness, consistency, belief, includer, woo

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Molly Christy

Title: GA- Academic Support in Athletics
Education: B.S. in Education from Clarion University
Email: machrist@geneva.edu 
Where is your office located: Fieldhouse
Hobbies/Interests: drinking coffee, spending time with family and friends, golfing, going to the movies, reading and learning about the history of anything, place or event.
Strengthfinders Strengths: Context, Intellection, Consistency, Connectedness, Individualization

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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
E-mail: llropp@geneva.edu 
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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