Meet Our Staff


Meet Our Staff

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Colby McCarthy
Dean of Enrollment Management

Meghan Walsh
Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management

Meghan is from Cranford, NJ.  She covers territories in DE, PA, Southern NJ, and Hudson/Hunterdon/Sussex/Warren counties in NJ. Her favorite campus event is “Day of Scholars because it is really fun to watch students showcase the great projects they have worked on throughout the year to the entire student body.”

Lakesha Groover (T’13)
Senior Admissions Counselor and Coordinator of Diversity Recruitment

Lakesha is from Long Island, NY. She’s in charge of the following territories: Long Island (NY), Essex County (NJ), and Southern States (AL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN). Her favorite thing about Drew is “the tight-knit community between students, staff, and faculty.”  Her favorite campus event/tradition is Commencement because “it’s literally full circle–imagine how incredible it is to have played a role in the students’ choice to enroll and then watching them leave and tackle a whole new world that Drew has prepared them for.”

Zack Mower (C’13)
Senior Admissions Counselor

Zack is a Drew Alum from Westwood, NJ. He covers Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren counties in NJ, as well as the Midwest (IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, MO, OH, WV, WI). His favorite thing about Drew is “how willing students are to help one another.” His top three campus traditions are Midnight Breakfast, Thanksgiving Feast, and Spring Saturday.

Conor Smith
Admissions Counselor

Conor hails from Westchester, New York. Conor’s territory covers Bergen County (NJ) as well as the 5 boroughs in NYC. He also covers central and western states (AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, HI, ID, IA, KS, MT, NE, NV, NM, ND, OK, OR, SD, TX, UT, WA, WY) of the USA. He loves Drew’s small college, close-knit feel and the interconnectedness of different students, staff, and professors that takes place in “The Forest.”

Tony Oliveira (C ’21)
Admissions Counselor

Tony’s territory covers Passaic County (NJ), Monmouth County (NJ), as well as New York state (excluding Long Island and the 5 Boroughs.)

Mary Bond 
Admissions Counselor

Mary’s territory covers Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean, Salem Counties (NJ), as well as Delaware, Maryland, Washington DC, and Virginia.

Sunita B. Bhargava
Director of Transfer and Continuing Education

Sunita works with Transfer students, as well as non-degree and summer students. She’s been working at Drew for over 15 years! Some of her favorite things about Drew are “our incredible students, the beautiful campus, and the close community.” Her favorite Drew tradition is Commencement. “It is such a joy to witness the culmination of dreams our students came to Drew with.”

Megan McHugh
Director, University Events

Megan is from South Plainfield, NJ. She plans and organizes university events including commencement, new student orientation, Discover Drew Days & Inside the Forest events, and campus tours. Her favorite things about Drew are the beautiful campus, the awesome student leaders she works with, and the proximity to downtown Madison, where some of her favorite local restaurants are! She most looks forward to August orientation each year because of the energy and excitement that each new class of students brings to Drew.

Maddy Randall
Assistant Director, University Events

Maddy is from Wichita, KS. She helps plan university events including Inside the Forest events, Drew Forum Lecture Series, and Commencement. Her favorite thing about Drew is how welcoming the campus community is to new faces whether it’s inside the forest or around the town of Madison.

Scott Shappell
Director, Enrollment Management Systems & Operations

Andy Koneski
Assistant Director, Enrollment Management Technology