Pathway Success Team

Business Pathway

Business Pathway Success Team

Academic Dean: Academic Deans at DMACC ensure curricular standards and support students' classroom learning environments by serving as a liaison between DMACC leadership, students, instructors, and staff.

Enrollment Advisors: The Enrollment Advisor at DMACC assists students with understanding DMACC programs and related Pathways, completing DMACC program enrollment requirements, and finishing the application process.

Pathway Navigators: Pathway Navigators provide extra support for students by offering personal, educational, and career supports using financial and community resources to assist in removing barriers both in and out of the classroom.

Academic Advisors: An Academic Advisor helps students in all phases of academic and career planning, including program and course information, scheduling, registration, transfer requirements, articulations with other educational institutions, academic improvement plans, and graduation requirements.

Name & Title Location Phone Email
Dr. Anne Power
Executive Academic Dean
District Wide 515-965-7120
Mariana Villa-Drees
Enrollment Advisor
District Wide 515-965-7113
Marcelo Erazo
Pathway Navigator
District Wide 800-362-2127
Sam Mongtin
Pathway Navigator - Workforce Training Academy
District Wide 515-256-4953
Hadi Atal
Academic Advisor
DMACC Des Moines/Urban 515-248-7515
Jeremy Austin
Academic Advisor
DMACC Ankeny 515-964-6556
Sean Hartnett
Academic Advisor
DMACC Newton 641-791-1723
Katy Huston
Academic Advisor
DMACC Ames Hunziker 515-663-6700
Jim Koopman
Academic Advisor
DMACC West Des Moines 515-633-2412
Jocelyn Kovarik
Academic Advisor
DMACC Boone 515-433-5209
Shari McLean-Merten
Academic Advisor
DMACC Ankeny 515-964-6307
Marc Renning
Academic Advisor
DMACC Carroll 712-792-8323
Connie Saenz
Academic Advisor
DMACC Perry VanKirk 515-419-9030
Kent Spiller
Academic Advisor
DMACC Ankeny 515-964-6567
Alma Pesina
Student Support - Enrollment & Financial Aid
DMACC Des Moines/Urban 515-697-7522