Who We Are

Let Our Consultants Expand Your Expertise

AACRAO Consulting brings together senior-level, independent professionals with long and active careers across multiple areas in higher education. Our consultants’ broad experience crosses the full range of institutions, departments and disciplines, including Strategic Enrollment Management, recruitment and marketing, retention and student success, business practices, technology systems, electronic records, admissions, registrar’s office, transfer practices, and international higher education.

Each AACRAO consultant brings a proven track record as a strategic thinker, creative problem-solver and effective change agent. While sharing best practices and knowledge gleaned from decades in higher education, our consultants also develop customized solutions to meet your unique needs and challenges. Serving as an extension of your team, AACRAO consultants work seamlessly with staff to build their skills and knowledge.

Meet the Consulting Team


Whatever your goals and challenges, we’ll identify the right AACRAO consultant with experience and knowledge specific to your needs.

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Maureen O’Mara Carver

Executive Director for Enrollment Services at Montgomery County Community College

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Sam Conte

Senior Consultant at AACRAO

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Brent Gage

Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management at the University of Iowa

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Jody Gordon

Vice President, Students and Enrolment Management, at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)

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Dr. Tom Green

Associate Executive Director, Consulting and SEM

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Stanley Henderson

Senior Consultant at AACRAO

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Betty Huff

Senior Consultant at AACRAO

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Christine Kerlin

Senior Consultant at AACRAO

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Wendy Kilgore

Director of Research and Senior Consultant at AACRAO

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Reid Kisling

Vice President of Student Development, Chief Information Officer, Western Seminary

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Alicia Moore

Dean of Student and Enrollment Services at Central Oregon Community College

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Brad Myers

Senior Consultant at AACRAO

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Michele Sandlin

Managing Consultant at AACRAO

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Howard Shanken

Senior Consultant at AACRAO

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Wayne Sigler

Senior Consultant at AACRAO

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Clayton Smith

Associate Professor, Faculty of Education at the University of Windsor

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Jeff Von Munkwitz-Smith

Senior Consultant at AACRAO

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Janet Ward

Senior Consultant at AACRAO