Meet Our Staff.

 

Meet Our Staff

Senior Vice President for Enrollment & Institutional Planning

Robert J. Massa

Dr. Massa oversees admissions, enrollment operations and information services, financial aid, athletics, the career development center, institutional research and the registrar. He is a frequent speaker and blogger on selective college admissions and financial aid issues. He enjoys choral music, hiking and biking and spending time with his three young grandsons.

rmassa@drew.edu
973-408-3725

Executive Director of College Admissions

Jim Skiff

Jim’s career encompasses a lifetime in education and admissions counseling. At Drew, he oversees the admission of undergraduates—first-years and transfers—to the College of Liberal Arts. He regularly speaks to prospective families and educational organizations about the college search and selection processes and issues affecting higher education. A long-time member of NACAC, Jim is frequently sought as a speaker at events. In his undergraduate days, Jim majored in Latin American Studies. When at home he enjoys gardening, reading and golf.

jskiff@drew.edu
973-408-3384

Senior Associate Director of College Admissions

Marybeth Tamburro (C’81)

Marybeth brings to her role as Senior Associate Director multiple degrees in economics, international business, and an MBA in corporate finance. She combines this background with her teaching and admissions counseling experience to provide a unique level of service to our prospective students and families. On weekends, Marybeth can be found swimming, golfing and cheering on her son in hockey games.

mtamburro@drew.edu
973-408-3015

Senior Associate Director of Independent School and Counselor Relations

Chris Teare

Chris brings more than three decades in independent and international schools in the Caribbean, Europe and the United States home to Drew, where he used the library as a high school student in nearby Summit. Also a journalist, Chris contributes to Forbes. He has three beautiful daughters, enjoys season’s tickets to The Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey and is a Drew Lacrosse fan. He oversees Drew’s relationships with independent schools nation-wide.

cteare@drew.edu
973-408-3221

Regional Director of Admissions, West Coast & Southeast Asia

Elena Wong

Based in San Francisco, Elena assists students in the Western United States and Southeast Asia throughout the admissions process. A leader in WACAC, she is also much in demand as a speaker on college recruitment panels and workshops throughout the country. Elena brings to her work an impressive background in the social sciences. When not advising students, she is famous for her cooking and catering fabulous weddings.

ewong@drew.edu
(415) 515-3676

Regional Director for International Recruitment and Admissions

Radek Coufal

Radek serves as Drew’s lead international officer. He assists students from all corners of the globe through the admissions process. His office is currently based in Prague, Czech Republic. His undergraduate studies included British and American Studies followed by graduate level studies in Media, Communication and Public Relations. He enjoys reading, playing squash and spending time with his family.

rcoufal@drew.edu
+1-973-937-7677 (US cell phone)

Associate Director of Admissions

Heather Robinson

Heather provides leadership and direction for the Admissions Office’s many on and off campus events. Her extensive experience in the philanthropic community included a broad range of programs from major capital campaign galas to golf outings. Heather’s talents allow her to focus on enhancing the experiences of prospective students and their parents at events sponsored by Admissions regardless of their location—be they on Drew’s beautiful campus or in the home of a graduate. At home, Heather enjoys spending time watching her daughters compete on the field hockey fields.

hrobinson@drew.edu
973-408-3602

Senior Assistant Director of Admissions

Jake Norton

Jake is a familiar face at most New Jersey high schools and college fairs. Back in Madison, N.J., he concentrates on interviewing, advising and reviewing the applications for students in most N.J. counties as well as selected southern states. Jake is a student of history and during his free time enjoys playing with his children, reading and watching hockey.

jnorton@drew.edu
973-408-3377

Assistant Director of Admissions

Anne Hager

Anne conducts application review and travel throughout New York and parts of Connecticut. Back on campus, she counsels students and families and can be found at virtually all events. Anne’s degree is in English and creative writing. In her leisure time, she loves to sing.

ahager@drew.edu
973-408-3677

Assistant Director of Admissions & Assistant Coach, Men’s and Women’s Golf

Joe Yeck

Joe represents the University on and off campus and works closely with the Athletic Director and coaches to support the admissions experience of student-athletes. He is frequently found at college fairs and high schools in the mid-Atlantic area and is a key figure during on campus events and interviews. Joe is an active member of both PACAC and PCACAC and sports a diploma in sports management and an MBA. On weekends, Joe enjoys playing golf.

jyeck@drew.edu
973-408-3564

Senior Admissions Counselor & EOS Recruitment Specialist

Knight Ambubuyog

Knight is based in New Jersey and in addition to working with students in selected territories, he is dedicated to assisting students who considering the N.J. Educational Opportunity Scholars Program (EOF). Knight frequently can be found at one of our many on campus events throughout the year . Knight was a student of psychology in his undergraduate days and enjoys following soccer games played around the world.

kambubuyog@drew.edu
973-408-3523

Admissions Counselor

Bobby Miskura (C ’16)

Bobby brings first-hand knowledge of life in The Forest as a proud alum of Drew. In college, he studied business, was a student ambassador and played baseball for the Rangers. Bobby travels and provides admissions counseling throughout several counties in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. When not working, Bobby can be found outdoors whenever possible, watching baseball and spending time with family and friends.

rmiskura@drew.edu
973-408-3784

Admissions Counselor

Kenny Diaz (C’14)

Kenny, a 2014 graduate of Drew’s College of Liberal Arts, rejoins the admissions team as our newest admissions counselor. As an undergraduate, Kenny served as a campus tour guide and intern in enrollment operations. He now serves as admissions counselor for New England and several counties closer to home in New Jersey. He enjoys sharing his passion for all things Drew with the next generation of Drew alumni.

kdiaz@drew.edu
973-408-3802

Admissions Counselor

Karen Blount

Karen can be found five days a week welcoming our visitors to Wesley House, the home of undergraduate admissions. She conducts on-campus information sessions, provides one-on-one counseling and interviews and is always happy to answer any question. A student of economics, Karen enjoys paddle tennis and spending time with her family.

kblount@drew.edu
973-408-3527

Director of Transfer Admissions

Horace Tate

Horace brings more than two decades of experience at Drew to transfer admissions. Formerly the University Registrar, Horace joined the admissions team in 2013 focusing on student success and partnerships with community colleges in New Jersey and beyond. He now spends his time working one-on-one with transfer applicants. Horace is also an accomplished singer, enjoying time with his band, the Drew Blue All-Stars.

htate@drew.edu
973-408-3513

Director of Transfer and Continuing Education

Sunita B. Bhargava

Sunita works with a diverse group of individuals including transfer, visiting, post-baccalaureate and high school students. She counsels adult students looking to earn their undergraduate degree at Drew, whether they be first-time college students, those who returning to complete a degree started at a previously or transfer students. In addition, she manages Drew’s SummerTerm and JanTerm Programs. She is a graduate of Drew’s College of Liberal Arts and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Sunita enjoys traveling and meeting new people. During the weekends she enjoys cooking traditional family recipes for family and friends.

sbhargav@drew.edu
973-408-3400