DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS
An experienced higher education professional, Christy joined the staff at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University in May of 2018 and has been amazed by the interactive educational opportunities available to students at FranU. Since 2014, Christy has chaired Government Relations for the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling in Louisiana. With Bachelor of Arts degrees in political science and history and a Master of Arts in Leadership and Organizational Development, education advocacy work marries her love of public policy and her passion for helping students achieve their dreams. She is also currently serving a three-year term on the National Association for College Admission Counseling Government Relations Board.
PHONE: (225) 214-1947
Dylan Drumm: II, VI
Tierra Lane: I, IV
Tyler Trahan & Jamie Dearman: III, V
Dylan has spent all of his life in different areas of Louisiana but has a passion for the Baton Rouge area. His background is in student ministry which he channels into every interaction with students on campus. Dylan obtained his bachelor’s degree in Human Resources from Louisiana State University and is currently pursuing a Masters of Christian Education with a focus on leadership and administration from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
RECRUITING ZONE: II, VI
PHONE: (225) 214-1958
Tierra came to FranU in the Fall of 2019. She received her bachelor’s in biology from Southern University and A&M College and her masters in healthcare administration from LSU-Shreveport. Through her college experience she gained a passion for helping students make that transition from high school to college as easy as possible. When Tierra isn’t on campus she enjoys to travel and binge watch medical dramas.
RECRUITING ZONE: I, IV
Jamie has spent a majority of her life in Baton Rouge, except for the years she attended Southeastern Louisiana University pursing her Undergraduate and then Master’s degree in Communication. Having spent so much of her life in central Louisiana, she has a unique and close connection to the area she recruits. Jamie loves reading, writing, and watching true crime documentaries.
RECRUITING ZONE: III, V
PHONE: (225) 214-1956
Hi there, my name is Tyler Trahan, and I'm humbled to be an enrollment advisor at FranU. It has been awesome to be a part of a Catholic, Franciscan culture that promotes mission-oriented values, service, and relationships. All the while, providing our students with prime educational opportunities to be the most competent, compassionate, and wholesome professionals.
RECRUITING ZONE: III, V
PHONE: (225) 490-1694
GRADUATE ADMISSIONS RECRUITER
Heather Lopez serves as the Graduate Recruitment Admissions Coordinator and comes to us from Colorado, where she was the Assist Director of Residence Life. Heather received her MBA in December from LSUS-S and holds a certification as a Six-Sigma Green Belt.
PHONE: (225) 768-1731
Tilly recently moved to the BR area in Fall of 2018 and has enjoyed every minute her short time here is Louisiana. Tilly graduated from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland with a Bachelor of Arts and received a Masters of Management from University of Phoenix. Since 2010 Tilly has worked in various higher education college admissions roles including The George Washington University, Baptist College of Health Sciences, and University of Phoenix. She is now excited to begin her new journey here at FranU. When Tilly is not on campus she can be found running with various running groups in BR, knitting, watching crime shows, or on an adventure with her husband and Great Dane mix dog.
PHONE: (225) 768-1715
Margaret Cardello, Office Manager. I have worked in admissions for the past 13 years. I process application and documents. I love speaking with students and parents about what we have to offer here at FRANU. I spend my off time with my 26-year-old Down Syndrome daughter and 13 year old granddaughter. I also enjoy quilting and genealogy.
PHONE: (225) 490-1619