Governance: Admissions



Danna Wiseman
  • Assistant Director, Admissions
  • Most Advanced Degree
    Master's in Higher and Postsecondary Education, Arizona State University

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Danna Wiseman oversees admissions operations and leads the team of admissions specialists, who support prospective students through the admissions process. Danna has over 10 years of experience working in higher education, and has extensive experience in admissions and student affairs.

Prior to joining the SANS Technology Institute, Danna spent 7 years at Arizona State University where she held a number of roles in the university admissions office, the School of Design & the Arts, and the School of Business.

She has a bachelor's in English from Biola University and a master's in Higher and Postsecondary Education from Arizona State University. Danna lives in Des Moines, Iowa, with her husband, new baby, and dog. She enjoys hiking, cooking, and travelling.

Krystal Lang
  • Senior Recruitment Coordinator
  • Most Advanced Degree
    Master's in Professional Counseling, Lindenwood University

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In her role as Senior Recruitment Coordinator, Krystal Lang works alongside the Assistant Director of Admissions in planning and implementing outreach efforts designed to enroll the maximum number of qualified students in support of mission. She is primarily focused on business development and forging strategic partnerships with our students, alumni, and their employers.

Prior to joining the SANS Technology Institute, Krystal spent 11 years at the University of Missouri-St. Louis where she worked in an impressive array of roles ranging from recruitment strategy and management to marketing, event planning, and contract negotiation. Her most recent role was leading the Transfer Services & Off-Campus Sites team, which was responsible for the recruitment and advising of transfer students.

Krystal holds a bachelor's in communications from Missouri State University and a master's in professional counseling from Lindenwood University. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, and volunteering in the community. Krystal lives in St. Louis, Missouri, with her husband, daughter, and many pets.

Marie Hull
  • Admissions Operations Coordinator
  • Most Advanced Degree
    Master's in Corporate Training & Knowledge Management and Master's in E-Learning Technology & Design, Jones International University

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As Admissions Operations Coordinator, Marie Hull is responsible for the ongoing development, maintenance, and support of our admissions systems. She is proficient with and passionate about Salesforce and volunteers her free time coaching new Admins.
Marie joined the SANS Technology Institute with over a decade of experience working as a subject matter expert for an industry-leading hospitality software company. She travelled the world training users on how to use the platform.
She holds a bachelor's in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management from New Mexico State University. Marie also holds two master's degrees from Jones International University; a masters in Corporate Training and Knowledge Management as well as a masters in e-Learning Technology and Design.

Marie's interests are many: traveling, people watching, cooking and baking, crafting, skiing, mountain biking, and competing in sprint triathlons. She and her husband live just outside of Austin, Texas.

Sara Agee
  • Admissions Specialist
  • Most Advanced Degree
    Bachelor's in Communications, Auburn University

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As an Admissions Specialist, Sara Agee is on the front line of communications with prospective students. Sara is enthusiastic about helping students achieve their educational and career goals.

Before joining the SANS Technology Institute, Sara worked for over 6 years in admissions at Virginia College where discovered her passion for helping non-traditional students achieve their educational and career goals in an online setting. She is an avid cook and baker. While at Virginia College, she had the chance to blend her hobby with her career when she led the Culinary Laddering Initiative as the Culinary & Pastry Arts Enrollment Specialist.

Sara earned her bachelors in communications from Auburn University. She lives with her son in her hometown of Birmingham, Alabama. In her free time, she relaxes by tending her garden and enjoying a good meal with friends and family.

Hollie DeGennaro
  • Admissions Specialist
  • Most Advanced Degree
    Master's in Education, Lake Erie College

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In her role of Admissions Specialist, Hollie DeGennaro is responsible for helping prospective students and applicants navigate the SANS Technology Institute programs and admissions process. Through her own personal experiences with education and in working with college students, Hollie has seen how advanced degrees can open doors. She is dedicated to being an advocate to prospective SANS Technology Institute students.

Hollie has over 6 years of  admissions and enrollment experience, serving in roles at Chancellor University, Bryant & Stratton College, and South University. Her latest role was as the Assistant Director of Admissions with South University, where she developed her knowledge for student growth and management.
Hollie holds a bachelor's in Health & Physical Education from Heidelberg University and a master's in education from Lake Erie College. Hollie enjoys athletics and has coached basketball on and off for years. She lives in Cleveland, Ohio, with her husband, two children, and two dogs.

Kimberly Kafka
  • Admissions Specialist
  • Most Advanced Degree
    Master's in Higher Education Administration, Boston University

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As an Admissions Specialist, Kim Kafka assists with the management of prospective student inquiries and applications.  She is also part of the team responsible for identifying skilled and academically qualified individuals who would benefit both professionally and personally from a graduate program at SANS Technology Institute.

Prior to joining the SANS Technology Institute, Kim spent ten years working in admissions at higher education institutions. In addition, she spent five years working in corporate recruiting for various companies.

Kim holds a bachelor's in Child Psychology from Syracuse University and a master's in Higher Education Administration from Boston University. Kim currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts, with her husband, two children, and dog. She is also a group fitness instructor specializing in cardio barre, kickboxing, and boot camp-style workouts.

Joseph Tuzzi
  • Student Advisor
  • Most Advanced Degree
    Bachelor's in American Studies, La Salle University

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As a student advisor, Joe Tuzzi works with students pursuing the undergraduate certificate in applied cybersecurity. Joe is able to assist students through their entire admissions process, as well as advising and enrollment.

In his 9 years of experience in higher education, Joe Tuzzi has held a number of roles, primarily in admissions but also in financial aid and in event and visitor relations. In his most recent role at Drexel University, he oversaw all admitted student programming.
Joe holds a bachelor's degree in American Studies from La Salle University. He is active in the comedy community in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he and his girlfriend, Sam, reside. In his spare time, Joe enjoys performing improv and stand-up comedy.