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The La Lumiere Admissions Team

 
Amanda Pietrzak
Advancement Associate

Amanda is a Saint Mary’s College alumna who earned her B.A. in Elementary Education. Following graduation from Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana, Amanda worked as a second grade teacher in New Buffalo, Michigan. She brings her enthusiasm and love for education to the admissions, development, and marketing operations of La Lumiere.
 
Megan Stiphany
Director of Admissions and Advancement

Megan joined the La Lumiere family in May of 2017 as the Director of Admissions and Advancement, and will provide strategic vision and leadership within these two areas.

Prior to joining La Lumiere, Megan spent two and a half years at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where she was responsible for the recruitment and evaluation of full-time MBA students as well as the planning and execution of all on-campus recruiting events. Before working for Chicago Booth, she spent nearly six years at The University of Notre Dame, where she served as the Director of Student Services for Graduate Business Programs, including the Full-Time MBA, as well as Master of Science in Accountancy and Master of Science in Management. Her diverse professional background includes experience in sales, operations, and the fashion industry.

Megan was born and raised in Pentwater, Michigan, and earned a B.A. in English and Communication Arts from Aquinas College and an MBA from Indiana University. She lives in Chicago with her husband, Bob, and their cat Lucille. She’s an avid White Sox fan and loves to cook and spend time with her friends and family.
 
Brian Tonino
Admissions Associate

A 2012 La Lumiere graduate, Brian brings to our Admissions team the unique perspective of having experienced La Lumiere as a boarding student. He appreciates the unique spirit of our campus, and understands the value a La Lumiere education provides. Following graduation from La Lu, Brian studied finance at Creighton University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and was also involved with the Bluejays basketball program.