Undergraduate Admission

Sarah Barrett, SGS ’17
Director of Undergraduate Enrollment Management

[email protected] | 518-244-2441

Sarah Buckley
  • Hometown: North Attleboro, MA
  • College: Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Sage Graduate Schools
  • Major/Degrees: BA English/Communications with a concentration in Journalism, MS in Professional School Counseling
  • Travel Territory: Schenectady County; Northern and Central New York; and the Western and Central United States.
  • Favorite Capital Region Event: Track season!
  • Favorite Team: New York Knicks and New England Patriots
  • Best Way to Spend a Snow Day: In bed in my pj’s with a good book and hot tea
  • Favorite thing about Sage: The people!

Erin Menzer, RSC ’10
Associate Director of Transfer and Graduate Enrollment Management

[email protected] | 518-244-4565

Erin Menzer
  • Hometown: Guilderland, NY
  • College: Russell Sage College, Kaplan University, Sage Graduate Schools
  • Degrees: BS in Business and Organizational Management, MBA, MS Organization Management (In Progress)
  • Travel Territory: Transfer students
  • Favorite Team: New York Yankees
  • Favorite Food: Mac and Cheese
  • Biggest Pet Peeve: Grammar mistakes
  • Favorite Color: Purple

Julianna Reilly, SCA ’16
Senior Assistant Director of Transfer Enrollment Management

[email protected] | 518-292-2447

Julianna Reilly
  • Hometown: Rotterdam, NY
  • College: Sage College of Albany, Sage Graduate Schools
  • Major/Degrees: BS in Law & Society – Psychology & Criminal Justice, MA Counseling & Community Psychology with Forensic Mental Health Certification (In Progress)
  • Travel Territory: Transfer students
  • Favorite Capital Region Restaurant: I’ve got to go with Blue Ribbon – never had a bad meal and such a cute little diner! The desserts are to die for!
  • Favorite Team: Union Men’s Hockey! I always get season tickets
  • Best Vacation Spot: Maine all the way! SO beautiful!
  • Hobbies: Oh boy..cooking, shopping, reading, knitting, and keeping up on my TV shows!

Amanda Millier
Associate Director of Undergraduate Enrollment Management

[email protected] | 518-244-2446

Amanda Millier
  • Hometown: Otisco, NY
  • College: SUNY Oswego, Sage Graduate Schools
  • Major/Degrees: BA in Communication & Social Interaction, MBA in Marketing (in progress)
  • Travel Territory: Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester counties as well as Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Virginia
  • Favorite Capital Region Restaurant: New World Bistro
  • Favorite Food: Spicy! Anything drenched in buffalo sauce
  • Pets: Two cats – Mac & Dee!
  • The Most Unusual Thing I’ve Ever Eaten: Termites (they taste like peppermint!)

Gabrielle Maisonet
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Enrollment Management

[email protected] | 518-244-2443

Gabrielle Maisonet
  • Hometown: Greece, NY
  • College: Fredonia State, Utica College
  • Major/Degrees: BA in Sport Management, MS in Organizational Communications
  • Travel Territory: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genessee, Livingstone, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Rensselaer, Schuyler, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates counties, Connecticut, DC, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Texas, Vermont
  • Favorite Capital Region Event: Troy Farmers Market
  • Favorite food: Rice and beans
  • Favorite 90s TV Show: Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Boy Meets World
  • Favorite Musical Group: Zac Brown Band

Andrew Doody
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Enrollment Management

[email protected] | 518-292-1750

  • Hometown: Troy, NY
  • College: SUNY Potsdam
  • Majors/Degrees: BA in Economics
  • Travel Territory: Bronx, Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Delaware, Kings, New York, Otsego, Queens, Richmond, Saratoga, Schoharie, and Tioga counties as well as Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and West Virginia
  • Favorite Capital Region Restaurant: Druthers
  • Best Way to Spend a Weekend: Coaching Soccer
  • Favorite Team: Liverpool Football Club
  • Favorite Color: Blue

Xiomara Giordano
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Enrollment Management

[email protected] | 518-244-2436

  • Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
  • College: Smith College/UAlbany
  • Major/Degrees earned or in progress: B.A. Spanish and Portuguese Literature and Studio Art, Ed.M in Higher Education (in progress)
  • Travel territories: NY counties – Cayuga, Clinton, Cortland, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Montgomery, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Saint Lawrence, Schenectady, Seneca, Tompkins, Warren, Washington. States – AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, NM, NV, OH, OR, SD, UT, WA, WI, WY
  • Best vacation spot: Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico
  • Favorite thing about Sage: Sage has a space for everyone and becomes a home away from home!
  • Pets: A chihuahua named Lou and a kitty named Odin
  • What’s the most unusual thing you’ve ever eaten?: Guacamole with Chapulines (Grasshoppers) in Oaxaca, Mexico. It was delicious!

Brittany Bodmer
Visit Coordinator – Troy Campus

[email protected] | 518-244-2217

Brittany Bodmer
  • Hometown: Niskayuna, NY
  • College: Siena College, University at Albany
  • Major/Degrees: BA in English Education, MS in Educational Theory and Practice
  • Favorite Capital Region Event: Pearlapalooza/Chowder Fest
  • Favorite Food: Pho
  • Favorite Band: Pink Floyd
  • Favorite Hobby: Swing Dancing

Everett Phillips
Visit Coordinator – Albany Campus

[email protected] | 518-292-1730

Everett Phillips
  • Hometown: Middletown, NY
  • College: SUNY Cortland
  • Major/Degrees: BS in Exercise Science
  • Favorite Team: Jets/Knicks/Mets
  • Favorite Food: Spanish/Latin
  • Favorite Musician: Dave East
  • Favorite Color: Blue

Graduate and Adult Admission

Michael Jones, SGS ’10
Senior Associate Director of Graduate Enrollment Management

[email protected] | 518-292-8615

  • Hometown: Whitesboro, NY
  • College: Ithaca College, Sage Graduate Schools
  • Major/Degrees: BS in History, MS in Professional School Counseling
  • Favorite Capital Region Restaurant: Albany Ale and Oyster
  • Best Vacation Spot: Outer Banks, NC
  • Favorite thing about Sage: The small college atmosphere and everyone’s willingness to help
  • Favorite 90s TV Show: The Fresh Prince of Bell Air

Andres Sanchez
Assistant Director of Graduate Enrollment Management

[email protected] | 518-292-1752

Andres Sanchez
  • Hometown: Born in Honduras, moved to NYC when I was about 10.  Grew up in NYC.
  • College: SUNY Plattsburgh
  • Major/Degrees: BS in Biology and Physical Training Minor
  • Best Way to Send a Weekend: Walking around, exploring new areas, and trying out new foods
  • Favorite Animal: All of them – cats are always at the top though
  • First Job: IT Intern at Guardian Life Insurance
  • Fun Fact: Secretly a dog whisperer! I also speak Spanish.

Enrollment Management Processing

Jessica Houbre, RSC ’17
Enrollment Management Data Specialist

[email protected] | 518-292-1907

Jessica Houbre
  • Hometown: Waterford, NY
  • College: Russell Sage College, Sage Graduate Schools
  • Major/Degrees: BS Creative Art Therapy – Music Concentration, MS Professional School Counseling (In Progress)
  • Fun Fact: Everyone in my family has a name that starts with the letter “J.”  We’re on the fourth generation.
  • First Job: I began working at Pirates Hideout as an ice cream girl at 15. It was the best – all you can eat samples of ice cream all day long.
  • Favorite thing about Sage: Sage allows you to give back to the community and to be a part of something bigger than yourself.
  • Favorite Season: Summer! Not only because my birthday is in July, but because it’s impossible to be unhappy when it’s warm and the sun is shining.