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Meet Our Team

The Madonna Admissions Team is here to support you throughout your college search process. Check out our staff bios to find out who will be helping you become a Madonna Crusader!

Undergraduate Admissions Officers

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Lindsay Taipala

Admissions Officer

734-432-5772
ltaipala@madonna.edu
Connect with Lindsay if you will graduate from a high school in:

  • Local Wayne County: Canton, Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, Garden City, Inkster, Livonia, Northville, Plymouth, Redford, Wayne, and Westland
  • Central Michigan; Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Clare, Clinton, Crawford, Emmet, Gladwin, Gratiot, Ionia, Isabella, Kalkaska, Mecosta, Missaukee, Montcalm, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Osceola, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon, and Shiawassee counties
  • Midwest/Plains: Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin

Connect with Lindsay if you will be transferring from: 

  • Kirtland Community College, Mid-Michigan College, Montcalm Community College, North Central Michigan College, or Schoolcraft College

Connect with Lindsay if you would like to attend our Gaylord campus.


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Tiffany Fee

Admissions Officer

734-432-5812
tmfee@madonna.edu
Connect with Tiffany if you will graduate from a high school in:

  • The Upper Peninsula or Southern Michigan: Alger, Baraga, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Eaton, Gogebic, Hillsdale, Houghton, Ingham, Iron, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Keweenaw, Lenawee, Livingston, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Oakland, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft, St. Joseph, Van Buren, and Washtenaw counties
  • Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming

Connect with Tiffany if you will be transferring from: 

  • Glen Oaks Community College, Gogebic Community College, Jackson College, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kellogg Community College, Lake Michigan College, Lansing Community College, Oakland Community College, Southwestern Michigan College, and Washtenaw Community College


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Mitch Cieslak

Admissions Officer

734-432-5795

macieslak@madonna.edu

Connect with Mitch if you will graduate from a high school in:

  • Detroit and Downriver: Allen Park, Belleville, Brownstown, Detroit, Ecorse, Flat Rock, Gibraltar, Grosse Ile, Grosse Pointe, Hamtramck, Harper Woods, Highland Park, Huron, Lincoln Park, Melvindale, New Boston, River Rogue, Riverview, Rockwood, Romulus, Southgate, Sumpter, Taylor, Trenton, Van Buren, Woodhaven, and Wyandotte, including Monroe county
  • West Michigan: Allegan, Barry, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kent, Lake, Leelanau, Manistee, Mason, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Ottawa, and Wexford counties
  • Southern US: Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas

Connect with Mitch if you will be transferring from: 

  • Grand Rapids Community College, Monroe Community College, Muskegon Community College, Northwestern Michigan College, Wayne County Community College, and West Shore Community College


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Kristen Engels

Admissions Officer

734-432-5813

kengels@madonna.edu

Connect with Kristen if you will graduate from a high school in:

  • The Thumb: Alcona, Alpena, Arenac, Bay, Genessee, Huron, Iosco, Lapeer, Macomb, Midland, Saginaw, Sanilac, St. Clair, and Tuscola counties
  • East Coast: Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and all US Territories

Connect with Amanda if you will be transferring form: 

  • Alpena Community College, Delta College, Macomb Community College, Mott Community College, St. Clair Community College

Connect with Amanda if you would like to attend our Macomb University Center campus.


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Bill Keilman

Site Coordinator

734-432-5352
wkeilman@madonna.edu
Schedule an Appointment

Connect with Bill if you will be transferring from:

  • Henry Ford College
  • any 2-year institution outside of Michigan
  • any 4-year institution

Connect with Bill if you would like to attend:


Graduate Admissions Officer

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Julianne Haefner

Graduate Admissions Officer

734-432-5407
jhaefner@madonna.edu
SCHEDULE A VISIT


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Emma Rimatzki

Graduate Assistant and Centralized Application System applicant liaison

734-432-5712
e.rimatzki@madonna.edu


Leadership Team

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Amanda Geraci

Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions

734-432-5865
ageraci@madonna.edu 

SCHEDULE A VISIT

Connect with Amanda if you are interested in dual-enrollment while taking high school courses


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Sarah Hermann

Director of Graduate Admissions

734-432-5341
sehermann@madonna.edu


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Grace Philson

Director of International Admissions

734-432-5791
gphilson@madonna.edu