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Student Financial Services

Office Staff

SFS Leadership and Administrative Team

This team provides strategic leadership for SPU’s financial aid and student account programs, and ensures the smooth day-to-day functioning of the office.

Jordan Grant

Associate VP for Enrollment Operations and Student Financial Services


Email: grantj@spu.edu
Office: Demaray Hall 10

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John Middeljans

Senior SFS Business Analyst


Email: jmiddeljans@spu.edu
Office: Demaray Hall 10

• Immigrant from Canada. 

• Married to an SPU professor.


Annie Reed

Budget/Office Manager 


Email: anniereed@spu.edu
Office: Demaray Hall 10

SFS Counseling and Customer Service Teams

Who do you need to contact?

  • SFS counselors provide detailed, one-on-one guidance about financial aid options, eligibility, and offers of financial assistance.
  • SFS coordinators answer questions about all aspects of financial aid and student accounts.
  • The Office of Student Employment manages on-campus student employment and work-study programs.
Gloria Rizo

Senior Associate Director of Student Financial Aid


(Serving students with last names beginning E-F)

Email: gloriar@spu.edu
Office: Demaray Hall 10

Andy Buchanan

Associate Director of Student Accounts


Email: buchanana1@spu.edu
Office: Demaray Hall 10

SFS counselors

Student Financial Services counselors provide detailed, personal guidance about financial aid options, eligibility, and offers of financial assistance. They also give presentations at local high schools, to students considering SPU, and to new and current students on campus.

Kevin McKinney

Student Financial Services Counselor II


(Serving students with last names beginning A-D; He-J)

Email: mckink4@spu.edu
Office: Demaray Hall 10

Brian Kearney

Student Financial Services Counselor


(Serving students with last names beginning F-La)

Email: kearneyb@spu.edu

Office: Demaray Hall 10

• Loves dogs and music

• Doesn’t love cilantro nor cucumbers

• Has lived in Seattle for 12 years

• Enjoys hiking, trivia, and game nights

Barbara Davisson

Student Financial Services Counselor 


(Serving students with last names beginning K-Ri)

Email: barbara@spu.edu
Office: Demaray Hall 10

Carlie Curlee

Senior Student Financial Services Counselor 


(Serving students with last names beginning G-Ha; Rj-Z)

Email: carlie@spu.edu
Office: Demaray Hall 10

SFS coordinators
Student Financial Services coordinators help families navigate how to pay for SPU; explain the FAFSA/financial aid process, costs, and payment options such as payment plans, third-party billing, employer reimbursement, and tuition discounts.

Ted Haase

Student Financial Services Coordinator II


Email: haaset@spu.edu
Office: Demaray Hall 10

Joseph Lam

Student Financial Services Coordinator II


Email: jlam@spu.edu
Office: Demaray Hall 10

Harold Avelar

Student Financial Services Coordinator


Email: avelarh@spu.edu
Office: Demaray Hall 10

Student Employment
Student Employment manages state and federal work study programs, including confirming and monitoring students’ eligibility. To contact the Office of Student Employment, email ose@spu.edu.

Alyse Bradway

Student Employment Coordinator


Email: bradwaya@spu.edu
Office: Demaray Hall 10

SFS Programs

Manages student account programs that need special attention, such as third party billing, employer reimbursement and study abroad. Also the liaison to resolve unique student account issues (e.g., registration, parking, health services, housing, athletics, and the private college 529 plan).

Donna McLynne

Assistant Director of Student Financial Services Programs


Email: dmclynne@spu.edu
Office: Demaray Hall 10

Collections

Provides repayment assistance and pursues collection of delinquent Perkins, Nursing, and SPU Institutional loans and student accounts.

Vera Mosiychuk

Student Accounts and Loans Collections Manager


Email: vera@spu.edu
Office: Demaray Hall 10

Annie Reed

Student Accounts Collection Assistant


Email: anniereed@spu.edu
Office: Demaray Hall 10

Loans and Operations Support Team

The Loans and Operations Support Team is responsible for the technical and reporting needs of the office. This team processes Direct, Grad PLUS, PLUS, and alternative loans, and are students’ liaisons with the lenders. They also provide Perkins, Nursing, and SPU Institutional loan documents.

Eric Trulson

Assistant Director of Student Financial Aid and Loans


Email: trulse@spu.edu
Office: Demaray Hall 10

Jordan Grant
Meet the SFS director

“We’re here to come alongside students and their families, and walk with them through the forms, deadlines, and requirements.”

Meet Jordan Grant