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Counselor Territory Map Ali Romano Yurida Tilapa Katie Guinane Alex Christenson Riley Galbraith Jess Salgado Yurida Tilapa Iowa Territories Illinois Territories Ali Romano Ali Romano Ali Romano McCall Meade Ali Romano Alex Christenson Ali Romano


Alex Christenson

Alex Christenson

Assistant Director of Admission
Territory: Northeast Iowa, Colorado and Missouri
Hometown: Oskaloosa, Iowa
Education: B.A., Coe College '15
Major: Biology

Email: achristenson@coe.edu
Phone: 641.670.1255
Toll Free: 877.CALL.COE


Riley Galbraith

Riley Galbraith

Senior Admission Counselor
Territory: Cedar Rapids and Marion High Schools, Southeast Iowa, Northeastern United States
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Education: B.A., Coe College ’16
Majors: Economics and Political Science

Email: rgalbraith@coe.edu
Cell Phone: 319.350.0063
Office Phone:
319.399.8809


Katie Guinane

Katie Guinane

Admission Counselor
Territory:
 Western Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska
Hometown: Grinnell, Iowa
Education: B.A., Coe College '17
Majors: Public Relations, Sociology

Email: kguinane@coe.edu
Cell Phone: 641.325.1390
Office Phone: 
319.399.8301


Kayli Harlan

Kayli Harlan

Assistant Director of Admission for International and Transfer Recruitment
Territory: International, Transfer, Non-Traditional and Adult Students
Education: B.S., Indiana Wesleyan University '12
Major: International Relations

Email: kharlan@coe.edu
Cell Phone: 319.440.8480
Office Phone: 319.399.8101


Connor Jordan

Connor Jordan

Senior Admission Counselor
Territory: Boone, Cook – North, Cook – South, Cook – West, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties in Illinois
Hometown: Fox Lake, Illinois
Education: B.A., Coe College ’16
Major: Business Administration

Email: cjordan@coe.edu 
Cell Phone: 847.471.3113
Office Phone:
319.399.8252


McCall Meade

McCall Meade

Admission Communication Coordinator
Territory:
 Wyoming
Hometown: Parnell, Iowa
Education: B.A., Coe College '16
Majors/Minors: Business Administration, Public Relations and Communication Studies

Email: mmeade@coe.edu
Cell Phone: 319.330.9793
Office Phone: 
319.399.8806


Ali Romano

Ali Romano-McClain

Senior Admission Counselor
Territory: Southeastern and Western United States
Hometown: Galesburg, Illinois
Education: B.A., The University of South Dakota ’14
Majors: Psychology, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Email: aromano@coe.edu
Cell Phone: 319.423.4619
Office Phone:
319.399.8747


Jess Salgado

Jess Salgado

Admission Counselor
Territory:
 Wisconsin and Illinois outside of the Chicago-land area
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Education: B.A., Coe College '17
Majors: Psychology, Spanish

Email: jsalgado@coe.edu
Cell Phone: 773.310.0263
Office Phone: 
319.399.8801


Yuridia Tilapa

Yuridia Tilapa

Senior Admission Counselor
Territory: High Schools with a Cook County address in Chicago, Minnesota, Oklahoma and Texas
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Education: B.A., Coe College ’16
Major: Sociology

Email: ytilapa@coe.edu
Cell Phone: 872.333.0348
Office Phone:
319.399.8804


Julie Staker

Julie Staker

Vice President for Admission & Marketing
Education:
B.A., Coe College; M.Ed., Loyola University Chicago
Major: English

Email: admission@coe.edu
Office Phone:
319.399.8500


Josh Kite

Josh Kite

Dean of Admission
Hometown: Iowa City, Iowa
Education: B.A., University of Iowa '08; M.Ed., Ashford University '12
Major: Health and Sports Studies

Email: jkite@coe.edu
Office Phone:
319.399.8243

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