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Staff Directory

Rhi Anderson-Martinez

Executive Director of Equity and Inclusion

Brenda Baas

Human Resources Assistant Generalist

Kat Barndt

Technology Support Specialist

Chelsea Beiler

Service Learning Program Assistant

Becky Blomberg

Interim Student Engagement + Housing Coordinator

Aspyn Breuer

Administrative Coordinator

Maddie Bright

Accounting and Financial Aid Office Assistant

Candy Carbajal

Bilingual Admissions Counselor

Marie Couture

Director of Facilities & Logistics

Ben Dembroski

Managing Director of Emerging Technologies Center & Institutional Labs

Angela Donahue

Network/Systems Manager

Mary Eggert

Executive Assistant

Deidre Erwin

Vice President for Financial Affairs

Noel Feider

Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving

Mark Fetherston

Vice President for Enrollment Management

Lisa Floading

Coordinator of Tutoring Services

Grant Gill

Photography & Digital Media Lab Technician

Griffin Gilreath

Facilities & Logistics Specialist

Molly Gosa

Director of Admissions

Steven Lee Hansen

Vice President of Academic Affairs

Dustin Hoot

Executive Director of Human Resources

Kyle James

Assistant Director, MIAD Lubar Innovation Center

Mark Jankowski

Director of Building and Grounds

Bryan Jerabek

Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator

Trace Jones

Technology Support Lead

Kayle Karbowski

Lab Technician - Rapid Prototyping

Anne Kirschmann

Development Database & Donor Services Manager

Jennifer Krantz

Director of Academic Administration

Olivia Langby

Web Content Specialist

Marie Larson

Director of Academic Affairs

Mark Lawson

Director of Galleries

Crystal Lemmer

Instructional Technologist

Rich Loder

Housekeeper / Set Up

Drew Maxwell

Executive Director, MIAD Lubar Innovation Center

Mary McIntyre-Haig

Academic Affairs Support Specialist

Tracy Milkowski

Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Monica Miller

Manager, Gallery at The Ave

Maeve Morris

Youth + Community Outreach Coordinator

Melissa Mursch-Rodriguez

Assistant Director of Admissions, Regional Recruitment Specialist

Nick Naudi

Admissions Counselor

Matt Ogden

Director of Technology

Jason Orozco

Career Services Coordinator

Annushka Peck

Director of the 3D Lab

Brandon Peters

Student Support Coordinator

Matthew Presutti

Printmaking Lab Technician

Rithi Punyamurthula

Coordinator of Equity and Inclusion

Chris Ryan

Financial Aid Counselor

Mira Rychner

Sculpture Lab Supervisor

Komal Savaliya

Technology Support Designer

Hannah Schmidt

Library Circulation Coordinator

Semra Schneider

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Duane Seidensticker

Executive Director of Advising & Career Services

Fran Serlin

Director of Special Events

Nancy Siker

Director of Library Services

Katrina Smith

Youth + Community Academic Coordinator

Martin Solis

Bilingual Admissions Counselor

Matthew Sothan

Assistant Director of Admissions Transfer and Nontraditional Enrollment Specialist

Stacey Steinberg

Executive Director of Marketing & Communication

Maggie Szpot

Social Media & Digital Content Specialist

Corbett Toomsen

Director of Pre-College and Continuing Education

Nichole Uecker

Student Accessibility Coordinator

Holly Vanderbusch

Student Support Coordinator

Kelly Wendorf

Admissions Office Manager & Events Coordinator

Meghan Wingert

Assistant Director of Facilities & Logistics

Missy Ziebart

Academic Budget/Purchasing Manager


MIAD students receive 2023 Graphic Design Awards from GDUSA

Three MIAD Communication Design students received 60th anniversary American Graphic Design Awards from Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) magazine. The students were selected from over 8,000 entries, and judged alongside professional design work. Fewer than 10% of entrants received an award.

IAD seniors tour construction site of The Couture

Interior Architecture and Design (IAD) seniors from MIAD were taken to new heights on November 13 when they toured the construction site of The Couture, a 44-story skyscraper under construction that will be Milwaukee’s tallest residential and mixed-use building. The tour was part of a series of tours their senior thesis “Building Systems” class is taking with instructor Dan Kalkman, AIA.

Ornament Trail features MIAD alumni, faculty, students

For decades, Milwaukee has hosted an annual Holiday Lights Festival. To commemorate the festival’s 25th anniversary, Milwaukee Downtown will also host the new Ornament Trail this year. Five Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) alumni and one instructor, who teamed up with both students and alumni, produced giant ornaments for the event.

MIAD Values Recognition Award: Sarah Eichhorn

Sarah Eichhorn, Visiting Instructor of Fashion and Apparel Design, received the October 2023 MIAD Values Recognition Award at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD). Eichhorn’s nominations speak to her Kindness, Inclusiveness, Innovation and support of MIAD’s Community.