Contact Our Chicago-Area Admissions Office

There are several ways to connect with key people at LFGSM. We welcome your calls and e-mails, drop-by visits to our campuses, and interactions with us via LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. We look forward to getting to know you.

Questions? Email Admissions

Schedule a 15 minute call with an Admissions representative.


Admissions Representatives

  • Carolyn Brune
    Carolyn Brune 
    Senior Director of Admissions
  • As Senior Director, Carolyn works to assure the quality of each new LFGSM student class and guides students' LFGSM experience from initial inquiry through graduation. She particularly enjoys counseling busy professionals seeking to embark on their graduate degree decision process while managing work/life balance. 
    Carolyn holds a B.S. in Communications from Iowa State University, a M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration and Counseling from Loyola University, Chicago and an MBA from LFGSM. 
  • Marietta Thomas
    Marietta Thomas 
    Senior Manager of Admissions & Corporate Accounts
  • Marietta has extensive experience helping busy professionals navigate the graduate degree decision making process, serving prospective and admitted LFGSM students. Previously she worked in the B2B publishing industry and in residential real estate where she developed her passion for guiding individuals in making significant, life-changing decisions. 
    Marietta holds a B.S. in Business Management and Marketing from the University of Dayton and an MBA from LFGSM.
  • Talia Dohman
    Talia Dohman 
    Senior Manager of Admissions & Corporate Accounts
  • Talia is an expert in counseling prospective students through the admissions process, ensuring their success at LFGSM. She is the key Admissions team member responsible for building and maintaining relationships with LFGSM's corporate partners. 
    Talia holds a B.S. in Communications from Lake Forest College. She has extensive experience in staffing and recruitment and is a Certified Staffing Professional.
  • Brandon Christol
    Brandon Christol 
    Manager of Admissions and Corporate Accounts 
  • Brandon provides personalized guidance to prospective students as they begin the admissions process and their graduate program of choice. He is also a primary contact for Lake Forest's educational partners.
    Brandon holds a BA in English from Illinois Wesleyan University. He has dedicated his entire professional career to assisting students as they pursue higher education.
  • Sue Sternberg
    Sue Sternberg 
    Admissions Counselor
  • Sue is the first point of contact with prospective student inquiries and is responsible for qualifying your eligibility, providing information and materials about our MBA program, and helping you to connect with us through Open Houses and webinars while counseling you through the admissions process until you meet your admissions counselor. 
    Sue holds a B.S. in Education from the University of Michigan.