Meet the Admissions Team
Learn more about our Admissions team and find contact information for the regional Admissions counselor for your area.
Meet the Counselors
Alaina Bailey (she/her)
Assistant Director of Admissions | Alaina is originally from Alabama and received her BA in Fine Arts from the University of Pennsylvania. Alaina is passionate about living and working in Philadelphia, including a studio practice in painting and experimental photography. She loves working with students and talking about all things creative! She is a life-long student and loves to take classes in new mediums, and spend time in the many great cultural institutions in the city. Schedule a meeting with Alaina
Sierra Conniff (she/her)
Senior Transfer Admissions Counselor | Sierra is originally from Portland, Oregon and received a BA in Visual Studies at Tyler School of Art at Temple University. She then earned an MA in History of Art and Architecture at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has previously worked in museum education and is passionate about helping teenagers and young adults connect to art. She lives in Philadelphia with her partner, and their grumpy tuxedo cat, Oscar. When not at Moore, she enjoys visiting art museums, cooking, and experimenting with home fermentation. Schedule a meeting with Sierra
Admissions Counselor | Kendyl is originally from Northern Jersey and received her BFA in Art Education from Moore. Before returning to her alma mater as an Admissions Counselor, she worked in local Philadelphia Art museums and as an assistant elementary school teacher. Kendyl is passionate about facilitating access for young people to artistic and educational opportunities. Kendyl is a kitchen herbalist who loves vintage fashion and decor and exploring new cities. Schedule a meeting with Kendyl
Marisol de la Garza (she/her)
Bilingual Admissions Counselor | Marisol is originally from San Antonio, Texas and received a BA in Fine Arts and a BA in Cognitive Science from the University of Southern California. Before relocating to Philadelphia, Marisol worked in communications and grassroots organizing with non-profits in Los Angeles, San Antonio, and New York for over seven years. Marisol is passionate about youth programming that highlights Chicanx art history and Indigenous Futurism and has completed over 17 murals in the Southwest. She now lives just outside Philadelphia with her roommate's goofy poodle mix and loves biking, crafting new soup recipes, and making ceramic moche growlers. Schedule a meeting with Marisol Agenda una reunión con Marisol
Alaina Bailey, Assistant Director of Admissions
Alaina is your Admissions Counselor if you are from: PA (Bucks & Montgomery County), CT, IA, IL, IN, MA, ME, MI, MN, NH, NJ, NY, OH, RI, WI, or VT.
Sierra Conniff, Senior Transfer Admissions Counselor for Transfer, Post-Baccalaureate, and Graduate Students
Kendyl Boyd, Admissions Counselor for First Year Students
Kendyl is your Admissions Counselor if you are from: PA (all counties except for Bucks, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties), AK, AZ, CO, DC, DE, HI, KS, KY, MD, MO, NC, ND, NE, SC, SD, TN, VA, or WV.
Marisol de la Garza, Bilingual Admissions Counselor for First Year Students
Marisol is your Admissions Counselor if you are from: PA (Philadelphia County), AL, AR, CA, FL, GA, ID, LA, MS, MT, NM, NV, OK, OR, TX, UT, PR, VI, WA, WY, or international students.
Meet the Staff
Jonathan Squire (he/him)
Dean of Admissions | Jonathan earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Arcadia University in Glenside, Pennsylvania and his Master’s degree in business administration from Rosemont College in Rosemont, PA. Jonathan has worked at various historic women’s colleges including Rosemont College and Cedar Crest where he served as Director of Admission. He lives in Lansdale, Pennsylvania with his wife Morgan who is an accomplished interior designer. Contact
Margaret Reisert (she/her)
Senior Enrollment Operations Administrator | Margie is originally from Maine and received a BA in Art History from Vassar College. She then earned a Post-Baccalaureate degree from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts with a focus on the intersection of painting and fiber arts. In addition to being passionate about access to higher education, Margie is an avid baker, an excitable birdwatcher, and a dedicated master’s swimmer. Contact
Cameryn Downey (she/her)
Campus Visit Coordinator | Cameryn is from Pennsylvania and completed her BA in Film and Media Arts at Temple University. She has a passion for higher education, fiber arts, and digital and cinematic arts. When Cameryn is not at Moore, she enjoys exploring Philly, working on her photography, and reading lots of books! Contact