Administrative Staff

Cindy Seyfer

Assistant Provost and Director of Student Financial Aid

Brenda Buzynski

Senior Associate Director, Systems, Communications, Training

Kelly Carrell

Senior Associate Director, Compliance, Fiscal Management, & Processing

Cathy Wilcox

Senior Associate Director, Scholarships, External Programs, Athletics

Carmen Nugent

Associate Director, Scholarship Programs; Iowa Scholarship Portal Manager

Kelsey Ryder

Associate Director, Financial Literacy & Counseling

Josh Patterson

Associate Director, Processing & Verification

Bob Upmeyer

Assistant Director, Study Abroad and External Programs

Lacey Patterson

Assistant Director, Service Operations & Outreach

Financial Aid Advisors - Counseling & Financial Literacy

Kayla Strand

Senior Financial Aid Advisor

Financial Aid Advisors - Processing & Verification

Administrative Support

Tammy Coverdale-Bauer

Client Services Coordinator

Robert Helle

Manager, SEOG, FWS, & Institutional Loans

Kathy Kral

Manager, Pell, TEACH, & Federal Direct Loans

Allison Schlue

Manager, Communications & Training, Web Administrator

Support Staff

Rita Gerot


Alice Olsen

Application Records

Financial Aid Advisor - Scholarships