Staff

   

Sarah Cunningham
Executive Director for Leadership, Involvement, and Student Life Centers and Assistant Dean of Students in the University
Reynolds Club, 205
(773) 834-0861
scunningham@uchicago.edu

Sarah first came to the University in 2012. She holds a Master of Science in College Student Personnel Services from Western Illinois University and a Doctorate in Higher Education and Organizational Change from Benedictine University. If she were able to have dinner with one person, dead or alive, it would either be with Thurgood Marshall or Pat Summit. Her favorite YouTube video is Basset Hound puppies howling. 

Jimmy Brown
Director for the Center for Leadership and Involvement 
Student Leadership Development
Reynolds Club, 008
(773) 702-3343
jimbrown@uchicago.edu

Jimmy earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland, and went on to conduct postgraduate research receiving his Master's from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, eating, and traveling. His favorite YouTube video is the iconic Charlie Bit My FInger.

Jen Kennedy
Director of Community Development and Operations—Reynolds Club Student Life Center 
Reynolds Club, 203 
(773) 834-6407
jenken@uchicago.edu

Jen graduated from the University of Chicago in 2002, and she began her career here in that same year. In her free time, Jen enjoys going to the theater, trying new restaurants all over the city, and traveling. If she were to have dinner with one person, it would be Lin-Manuel Miranda. Her favorite YouTube video is Kittens inspired by Kittens

Carrie Grogan
Assistant Director, Student Leadership Development
Reynolds Club, Advising Center
(773) 834-5506
groganc@uchicago.edu

Carrie has been with the University since 2014. She holds an undergraduate degree in Event Management and a Master's in College Student Personnel, both from Ohio University. Her favorite Hyde Park treat is a milkshake from Medici. Her favorite YouTube video is Brené Brown on Empathy

Jeff Nilsen
Assistant Director, Student Involvement
Reynolds Club, Advising Center
(773) 834-3429
jnilsen2@uchicago.edu

Jeff earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and his Master's in College Student Personnel Administration from Illinois State University. In his free time, he enjoys theorizing about Game of Thrones. His favorite YouTube video is The West Wing first speech of the President. He has been with the University of Chicago since 2015. 

Derek Bundy
Assistant Director, Community Development and Operations
Reynolds Club, 004
(773) 834-8252
dcbundy@uchicago.edu

Derek has been with the University of Chicago since 2013. He earned his Bachelor's in Theatre and Advertising/Public Relations from Loyola University Chicago, and went on to earn his Master's in Higher Education Administration from North Carolina State University. In his free time Derek likes to cook, play music (he plays 10 instruments) and watch the Chicago Blackhawks. His favorite YouTube video is Som Sabadell Flashmob

Tempris Daniels
Student Involvement Advisor
Reynolds Club, Advising Center
(773) 702-4547
tedaniels@uchicago.edu
 

Tempris earned her undergraduate degree at Augustana College, and her Master's in Higher Education at Loyola University Chicago. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, taking Zumba classes, and watching the Chicago Cubs and the Green Bay Packers. Tempris' dinner table would include the Former First Lady Michelle Obama, Emily Blunt, Sophia Bush, and Alicia Keys. Her favorite YouTube video is First Aid Fail // The Office US. 

Casey Talbot
Student Involvement Advisor
Reynolds Club, Advising Center
(773) 834-2781
ctalbot@uchicago.edu

Casey received her undergraduate degree in English Literature from NYU, and went on to Northwestern University for her Master’s in Higher Education Administration. She likes to spend her free time filling her Amazon shopping cart to capacity and scrolling through Mindy Kaling’s Instagram. She joined the University of Chicago in 2017. Casey’s favorite YouTube video is Corgi Flop

 

Arthur Lundberg
Senior Assistant Director, Finance and Administration           Reynolds Club, Advising Center
(773) 834-0859
lanthrie@uchicago.edu

Arthur graduated from the University of Chicago, and has been working on campus since 2000. His favorite song is The Width of a Circle by David Bowie. His favorite YouTube video is "Life During Wartime" by the Talking Heads. 

Melissa Roy
Business Administrator                                                
Reynolds Club, 003
(773) 834-0854
mroy@uchicago.edu

Melissa has been with the University since 2000. In her spare time, she enjoys watching or playing sports, bowling, and hanging out with her son. Her favorite Hyde Park restaurant is Noodles Etc. 

Kristy Owens
Mandel Hall Manager 
Reynolds Club, Advising Center
(773) 702-8511
oowensk@uchicago.edu

Kristy earned her undergraduate degree from St. Ambrose University. She's been with the University of Chicago since October of 2015. If she could have dinner with one person it would be with Jon Stewart. Her favorite YouTube video is Kid President's 20 Things We Should Say More Often. 

Regina Filomeno
Fiscal Coordinator for Student Programs
Reynolds Club, 003
(773) 702-9555
rfilomeno@uchicago.edu

Regina holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Creative Writing from Southern New Hampshire University. In her free time she enjoys reading, writing and listening to soul music. She also practices meditation, yoga, Reiki, and gives Tarot/Oracle card readings. She loves Sunday Dinners with her extended family, her two cats, crystal-grids, handcrafting candles and spending time in nature. Her favorite YouTube video is Choose Your Own Greatness.

Michael Constantino
Campus Business and Operations Manager
Ida Noyes Hall, 223
(773) 834-1833
mconstantino@uchicago.edu

Mike earned his undergraduate degree from Florida International University, and his Master's in Journalism at DePaul University. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis, rock-climbing, and going to the theatre. Mike considers himself a pop culture connoisseur, enjoying countless of hours consuming TV and movies. His favorite YouTube channel is PBS Idea Channel

 

Rachel Dabertin
Event Coordinator
Reynolds Club, 006
(773) 834-4274
rdabertin@uchicago.edu

Rachel has been with the University since August 2017. She holds an undergraduate degree from Valparaiso University mastering Communications and Graphic Arts. In her free time, she loves to watch teh Bachelor, camping/hiking, and hanging out on the front porch of her home with friends. Rachel's favorite song is Only the Good Die Young by Billy Joel. Her favorite YouTube video is Ellen's Favorite Moments.

 

Eric Sampson
Event Services Worker
Reynolds Club, 006

Eric has been with the University since the fall of 2014. In his free time he enjoys walking, biking, and playing tennis. If he could have dinner with one person for an hour it would be with his mother. His favorite YouTube is Michael Jordan's Top Career Dunks.