Graduate Admissions Counselor
Matt is originally from Bakersfield, CA. He graduated from CSU Bakersfield in May of 2011 with a B.A. in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations and a minor in Sociology. Matt is now pursuing his M.A. in Leadership Studies from Vanguard, expecting to finish in August of 2016. In his spare time, you will find Matt hanging out with his wife, watching sports, and eating Del Taco.
Favorite Countries Traveled to?
Most Influential Book?
No Man is an Island by Thomas Merton
Best thing about working at Vanguard?
The students, staff, and faculty. The entire community is what makes Vanguard such a unique and inspiring place.
Chris was born and raised in San Jose, CA. After eight years of military service and two combat deployments to Iraq with the United States Army, he transferred to Vanguard University and graduated in 2013 with his B.A. in Psychology. Chris is passionate about helping military veteran’s transition from service to civilian life, and has enjoyed participating in various veteran programs in Orange County since moving to Southern California. When not in the office, Chris can be found working with veterans, hiking, golfing, playing soccer, or just relaxing at the beach.
Amanda serves as the admissions counselor to all Early Childhood Education students. She also assists the Professional Studies admissions team with events and recruiting. Amanda graduated from Simpson University, a small private Christian college located in northern California. She graduated with her degree in psychology.