Assistant Dean, Center for Student Success, Grossman School of Business
Jennifer is the Assistant Dean of the Center for Student Success for the Grossman School of Business. She works with the Dean’s leadership team to advance the School’s mission while supporting students through their academic and career planning. Jennifer received the first annual Dean’s Excellence Staff Recognition Award in May 2012 in addition to receiving the University’s Our Common Ground Award in May 2015. She serves on a variety of committees and works closely with many UVM and community constituents to support students, families, and faculty members.
Jennifer joined the Grossman School of Business in 2003 after having worked in Admissions and Financial Aid at UVM, Champlain College, and Plattsburgh State University. Jennifer graduated from UVM in 1997 with an English degree and minors in Business and Political Science followed by her Master’s degree in Higher Education in 1999. She is also a proud hockey mom to three boys.
Director of Academic Services
Sam is the Director of Academic Services in the Center for Student Success for the Grossman School of Business. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts – Lowell and a Master of Science in Higher Education Administration from New England College and is working on her Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at UVM. Previously, Samantha was an Academic Advisor in the Grossman School of Business and most recently, the Graduate Programs Coordinator in the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences. She returned to GSB in August 2019 in the Director role. When Sam is not at work or doing homework, she enjoys going on adventures with her family and cuddling her abundance of pets.
Student Success Advisor and Systems Liaison
Travis joined the Grossman School of Business in July 2016. He brings with him a combined 14 years experience in higher education having worked at VSAC and Champlain College prior to his time at UVM.
He also spent some time in the Registrar’s Office at UVM before transitioning to the Grossman School of Business.
He graduated from Castleton University with a B.A. in History and is currently working on his M.S. in Counseling at UVM.
Travis is a proud father of two and enjoys sharing his passion for board games with everyone he meets.
Student Engagement & Communications Professional
Rachel is the Student Engagement& Communications Professional in the Center for Student Success for the Grossman School of Business. She joined the Grossman School of Business in August 2019 as a Marketing Professional with experience from a variety of companies in Vermont where she worked to promote health and wellness initiatives. She graduated from UVM with a B.S. in Business Administration and is excited to be back to capture the story of Catamounts within Grossman School of Business. When she is not working she can be found enjoying all the outdoor recreation opportunities Vermont has to offer, including hiking, biking, paddle boarding, skiing and most recently mountain biking.
Student Success Advisor & International Liaison
Hayley is the Student Success Advisor & International Liaison in the Center for Student Success for the Grossman School of Business. She joined the Grossman School of Business in August 2019 after graduating from the University of Georgia with her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies. While at UGA, Hayley worked in Career Services, International Education, and Outdoor Recreation. She enjoys hiking, baking, attending community events, and traveling to new places.
Cyndi is the Administrative Assistant in the Center for Student Success for the Grossman School of Business. She joined the Grossman School of Business in September 2019. She graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Business Management. When she is not working she spends time outdoors with her family.