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 is responsible for overseeing the admissions operations for SANS and supporting students through the admissions process. Prior to joining SANS Technology Institute, Danna previously worked in various admissions and student affairs roles of higher education for 10 years. She most recently worked at Arizona State University for 7 years in various admissions related roles in the university admissions office, School of Design and the Arts and the School of Business. She has a B.A. in English from Biola University and a M.Ed. in Higher and Postsecondary Education from Arizona State University. Danna currently lives in Phoenix, AZ with her husband and dog. She enjoys hiking, cooking and travelling.

Jessica Lee
  • Admissions Operations Coordinator
  • Most Advanced Degree
    Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, University of Florida

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Jessica is responsible for inquiry and applicant management, system administration, and data collection and analysis. Prior to joining the SANS Technology Institute, Jessica worked at Jacksonville University (JU) with their online student population from admissions through to graduation. While at JU, she played a key role in the Slate CRM implementation from designing and building to testing and training. Jessica currently resides in Bethesda, Maryland with her husband, two daughters, and dog. She enjoys reading, cooking, exploring without an itinerary, and has a serious case of wanderlust.

Dustin Paluch
  • Graduate Admissions Counselor
  • Most Advanced Degree
    Bachelor's in Marketing, Film Studies, Saint Louis University

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Dustin Paluch is responsible for identifying and recruiting academically qualified students in accordance with the philosophy of the Institute; keeps frequent contact with prospective students through email, phone and larger SANS Institute events. He joined SANS Technology Institute in March 2017. Prior to joining STI, he worked in a team of four to coordinate over 30,000 annual visits and events for the Office of Admission at Saint Louis University.

Kimberly Kafka
  • Admissions Specialist
  • Most Advanced Degree
    Master's Degree, Higher Education Administration and Business Management

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Kim is responsible for assisting with the management of prospective student inquiries and applications. Prior to joining the SANS Technology Institute, Kim spent ten years working in Admissions for Higher Education Institutions. In addition, she spent five years working in corporate recruiting for various companies. Kim has her Bachelor of Arts degree in Child Psychology from Syracuse University, and has a master?s degree in Higher Education Administration from Boston University. Kim currently lives in Boston, MA with her husband, two children, and dog. She is also a group fitness instructor specializing in cardio barre, kickboxing, and boot camp style workouts.