Meet the Staff

ASAP staff are a dynamic group of professionals who proudly reflect the diversity of New York City. We are committed to seeing our students succeed and advance to new heights. From admission to graduation, we are here to guide and celebrate our students as they achieve their goals.

Leadership and Administration

  • Deanne Southwell, Executive Director
  • Ray Bartholomew, Director of Advisement
  • Kristin Bennett, Associate Director of Advisement
  • Jennifer Alardo, Associate Director of Advisement
  • Keshia Johnson, Associate Director of Advisement
  • Michael Petri, Associate Director of Recruitment and Retention
  • Wendy Rondon-Matos, Program Coordinator
  • Cindy Veras, College Assistant

Recruitment and Retention

  • Quenta Howard, Recruitment Coordinator
  • Karine Sipel, Recruitment Specialist
  • Richard Suarez, Recruitment Specialist
  • Giuseppina DiMaggio, Recruitment Coordinator
  • Denessa Reid, Program Engagement Coordinator
  • Andrew Bartholomew, Data Coordinator
  • Beth Cooperman, Career and Employment Specialist
  • Ann Lo, Financial Aid Specialist
  • Anita Tarnai, Academic Program Specialist

ASAP Advisors

  • Cassandra Constant
  • Derrick Pace
  • Jade Powell
  • James Kariuki
  • Jodi Shydlo
  • Olga Adame
  • Sherrell Holderman
  • Joanne Jaquez
  • Kalia Wright
  • Mercedes Brazier-Thurman
  • Roberto Sequeira
  • Sharena Kevelier
  • Tom Huang
  • Wayne Carey
  • Tracey Wheeler
  • Ahmed Wing
  • Ainsworth Brown
  • Anny Garcia
  • Christina Cross
  • Josephine Pujols
  • Nancy Cintron
  • Kalvin Wilson
  • Abraham “Will” Cherrin
  • Marco Alverio
  • Marlena Scott
  • Tracey Douglas
  • Adam Bonet
  • Sharae Nobles
  • Ahmadou MBoup
  • Sheryl Love
  • Colette Hunt
  • Milan Ahye
  • Natasha Apanah
  • Nathaniel Palmer
  • Quinnetta Younge
  • Scott McNeight
  • Sharon Marazzo

Office of Academic Affairs

199 Chambers St, Room S-715
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 220-8320


Office Hours:
9 a.m.-5 p.m