Questions about Carthage? We’re here to help.

Reach out to one of our admissions counselors below, or contact the Office of Admissions at 262-551-6000, 800-351-4058, or admissions@carthage.edu.

  • Ashley Hanson

    • Interim Vice President for Admissions

    “This is your 4-year experience! Don’t be afraid to step outside your comfort level. Try something new!”

    Email Address:
    ashley@carthage.edu
    Office:
    Lentz Hall Fourth Floor
  • John Frese ’11

    • Director of Admissions and Financial Aid; Transfer Coordinator

    Works with: Students from Lake County Illinois; all students transferring from colleges outside of Illinois; all students attending a school outside of Illinois and starting in spring; Master of Business students

    “Lean on your personal admissions representative. We are here to guide you through the entire process and work with you however we can to make your academic goals a reality.”

    Email Address:
    john@carthage.edu
    Office:
    Lentz Hall Fourth Floor
  • Ben Gorres ’97

    • Senior Director of Admissions and Financial Aid; Youth Options Coordinator

    Works with: Students from McHenry and Will Counties in Illinois; Indiana; Michigan; states outside of the Midwest; Early College Credit Program students.

    “Don’t just visit one school, even if you think you’re in love with that school. Go and visit multiple schools and see what you like and don’t like. You’ll only know what school is for you when you have a good comparison.”

    Email Address:
    ben@carthage.edu
    Office:
    Lentz Hall Fourth Floor
  • Greg Huss ’90

    • Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

    Works with: Students from Kenosha County in Wisconsin; McHenry and Will Counties in Illinois

    “Look for a school where professors are from top graduate programs, where you will personally know your professors, where you can get hands-on experiences, where you become a well-rounded person.”

    Email Address:
    greg@carthage.edu
    Office:
    Lentz Hall Fourth Floor
  • Rocco LaMacchia, Jr.

    • Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

    Works with: Students from Racine County in Wisconsin; Greater Wisconsin (outside of Southeast Wisconsin); Minnesota

    “Many of the experiences students have at Carthage aren’t attained at other schools until students are older or in graduate-level classes. These kinds of opportunities will set you apart from others when it’s time to start interviewing for your career.”

    Email Address:
    rocco@carthage.edu
    Office:
    Lentz Hall Fourth Floor
  • Rafael Lozano ’01

    • Director of Admissions and Financial Aid; Bilingual Recruiter

    Works with: Students from City of Milwaukee in Wisconsin; Cook County in Illinois; Cristo Rey, Waukegan, and Zion-Benton High Schools in Illinois

    “Go explore all the schools that you are interested in. Find out the things you like and dislike to make an informed decision.”

    Email Address:
    rafael@carthage.edu
    Office:
    Lentz Hall Fourth Floor
  • Mallory Madson ’09

    • Senior Director of Admissions and Financial Aid; International Student Coordinator

    Works with: Students from Greater Illinois outside of Northeast Illinois; Ozaukee, Washington, and Waukesha Counties in Wisconsin; Iowa; Missouri; International Students; and Master of Music Students.

    “Remember that your college decision is what sets you up for the rest of your life. Visit as many colleges as you can and in the end, go with your heart! This is one of the only chances you have to make YOUR dreams the priority.”

    Email Address:
    mmadson@carthage.edu
    Office:
    Lentz Hall Fourth Floor
  • Breanna Reynolds ’21

    • Admissions Events and Program Coordinator

    Works with: Admissions programs and events.

    “Be willing to reach out to new people and try new things! Carthage has so many different clubs/activities you can join, so take advantage of that! You never know when or where you might meet a new friend or mentor.”

    Email Address:
    breanna@carthage.edu
    Office:
    Lentz Hall Fourth Floor
  • Rob Schiferl ’97

    • Director of Strategic Recruitment

    Works with: Students from all territories

    “The choice of what college to attend really does matter, and seeing students grow during their time at Carthage and move on to fulfilling lives because of their experiences here helps keep me feeling fulfilled, as well.”

    Email Address:
    rob@carthage.edu
    Office:
    Lentz Hall Fourth Floor
  • Cody Taylor ’09, M.Ed. ’14

    • Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

    Works with: Prospective nursing students

    “Take advantage of all the resources available to you, whether it is meeting with college professors at prospective schools or taking multiple tours. These things will help make the college decision a bit more clear.”

    Email Address:
    cody@carthage.edu
    Office:
    Lentz Hall Fourth Floor
  • Joan Volmut

    • Receptionist and Visit Coordinator
    Email Address:
    jvolmut@carthage.edu
    Office:
    Lentz Hall Fourth Floor
  • Bill Weir

    • Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, Transfer and Adult Undergraduate Admissions Coordinator

    Works with: All students transferring from colleges in Illinois; all students attending school in Illinois and starting in spring; adult undergraduate students; and graduate education students

    “I value the variety of people in our learning community. Students, faculty, and staff are all very different, but all bring something unique to the table.”

    Email Address:
    bill@carthage.edu
    Office:
    Lentz Hall Fourth Floor