Staff

Jimmy Brown
Director of the Center for Leadership and Involvement 
Reynolds Club, 205
(773) 702-3343
jimbrown@uchicago.edu

Jimmy earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland. After a little time working at the Biosphere 2 Center, he went on to receive 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.

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Jen Kennedy
Director of the Student Centers
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

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Karen Pryor
Associate Director for Co-Curricular Advising
Reynolds Club, Advising Center
(773)702-2202
kcp@uchicago.edu

Karen first came to the University in December 2017. She holds a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from the University of Maryland. Karen's dinner table would include Frida Kahlo, Kurt Vonnegut, and her grandmother. Her favorite hobbies are reading, botanic gardens, traveling, and wandering Target aimlessly. Karen's favorite YouTube video is Teddy Bear the Porcupine's Halloween Feast.

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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

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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. 

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Derek Bundy
Associate Director, Event Management
Student Centers
Ida Noyes, 106
(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

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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, Sophia Bush, and Alicia Keys. Her favorite YouTube video is First Aid Fail // The Office US. 

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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

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Arthur Lundberg
Senior Assistant Director, Administration and Financial Advising  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. 

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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. 

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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.

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Michael Constantino
Campus Business and Operations Manager
Student Centers
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

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Rachel Dabertin
Assistant Director, Event Management-Reynolds Club
Student Centers
Reynolds Club, 004
(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 the Bachelor, go camping/hiking, and hang 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.

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Eric Sampson
Event Services Worker
Student Centers
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. 

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