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    CIA New York Campus


    Undergraduate Students

  • Julia Tomann
    Julia Tomann
    Admissions Counselor

    Office: 845-451-1517
    j_tomann@culinary.edu
    Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming
    Danielle Schmalz
    Danielle Schmalz
    Admissions Counselor

    Office: 845-451-1484
    d_schmal@culinary.edu
    Colorado, Delaware, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, and Vermont
    Erika Schmid
    Erika Schmid
    Admissions Counselor

    Office: 845-451-1595
    e_schmid@culinary.edu
    Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, and South Carolina
    Robert Tremblay ’10
    Robert Tremblay ’10
    Admissions Counselor

    Office: 845-451-1564
    r_trembl@culinary.edu
    Massachusetts and New Jersey
    Julia Tomann
    Julia Tomann
    Admissions Counselor
    Office: 845-451-1517
    Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming
    Danielle Schmalz
    Danielle Schmalz
    Admissions Counselor
    Office: 845-451-1484
    Colorado, Delaware, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, and Vermont
    Erika Schmid
    Erika Schmid
    Admissions Counselor
    Office: 845-451-1595
    Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, and South Carolina
    Robert Tremblay ’10
    Robert Tremblay ’10
    Admissions Counselor
    Office: 845-451-1564
    Massachusetts and New Jersey

  • Adult and Transfer Students

  • Michael Brown
    Michael Brown ’04
    Assistant Director

    Office: 845-451-1562
    mi_brown@culinary.edu
    New York
    Jessica Jones
    Jessica Jones
    Admissions Counselor

    Office: 845-451-1606
    je_jones@culinary.edu
    Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Massachusetts, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming
    Kim Suzuka ’06
    Kim Suzuka ’06
    Admissions Counselor

    Office: 845-451-1509
    k_suzuka@culinary.edu
    Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin
    Michael Brown
    Michael Brown ’04
    Assistant Director
    Office: 845-451-1562
    New York
    Jessica Jones
    Jessica Jones
    Admissions Counselor
    Office: 845-451-1606
    Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Massachusetts, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming
    Kim Suzuka ’06
    Kim Suzuka ’06
    Admissions Counselor
    Office: 845-451-1509
    Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin

  • Advanced Career Experience (ACE) and Military Veterans Students

  • Susan Lavender
    Susan Lavender, CWP
    Assistant Director

    Office: 845-451-1557
    s_lavend@culinary.edu
    ACE and Military Veterans Students
    Susan Lavender
    Susan Lavender, CWP
    Assistant Director
    Office: 845-451-1557
    ACE and Military Veterans Students

  • International Students

  • Bob Wilson
    Bob Wilson
    Assistant Director

    Office: 845-451-1524
    r_wilson@culinary.edu
    Japan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand
    Stephanie Hsu
    Stephanie Hsu ’12
    Admissions Counselor

    Office: 845-451-1604
    st_hsu@culinary.edu
    Bob Wilson
    Bob Wilson
    Assistant Director
    Office: 845-451-1524
    Japan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand
    Stephanie Hsu
    Stephanie Hsu ’12
    Admissions Counselor
    Office: 845-451-1604

  • CIA California Campus

  • Allison Stapleton
    Allison Stapleton
    Admissions Counselor

    Office: 707-967-2338
    a_staple@culinary.edu
    Allison Stapleton
    Allison Stapleton
    Admissions Counselor
    Office: 707-967-2338

  • CIA Texas Campus

  • Jose Frade
    Jose Frade
    Admissions Counselor

    Office: 210-554-6453
    j_frade@culinary.edu
    Jose Frade
    Jose Frade
    Admissions Counselor
    Office: 210-554-6453

  • Directors

  • Rachel Birchwood
    Rachel Birchwood
    Senior Director—Admissions and Enrollment

    Office: 845-451-1459
    r_birchw@culinary.edu
    Michelle Mullooly
    Michelle Mullooly
    Director—Admissions

    Office: 845-451-1508
    m_mulloo@culinary.edu
    Emily Massimi
    Emily Massimi
    Associate Director—Branch Campuses

    Office: 707-967-2496
    e_massim@culinary.edu
    Stephen Sobierajsk
    Stephen Sobierajski
    Associate Director—International Admissions

    Office: 845-451-1526
    stephen.sobierajski@culinary.edu
    Rachel Birchwood
    Rachel Birchwood
    Senior Director—Admissions and Enrollment
    Office: 845-451-1459
    Michelle Mullooly
    Michelle Mullooly
    Director—Admissions
    Office: 845-451-1508
    Emily Massimi
    Emily Massimi
    Associate Director—Branch Campuses
    Office: 707-967-2496
    Stephen Sobierajsk
    Stephen Sobierajski
    Associate Director—International Admissions
    Office: 845-451-1526