Meet our Team

Brenda Soto


Position: Assistant Vice President for College Events
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
Favorite quote: "Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today." - Tim Fargo 

Rotimi Ariyo


Position: Director, Events - Manages summer conferences and oversees community event coordination 
Favorite Quote:  

Keragan Ettleman

Keragan.Ettleman.JPGPosition: Associate Director, College Events
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
Favorite Quote: "Hope for the best, plan for the worst."- Lee Child

Don Herbst

Don Herbst

Position: Assistant Director, Campus Planning/ Scheduling and Events Database Administrator - Venue Manager for Multiple CC Spaces and offers support to departments using those spaces
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
Favorite Quote: "If your dog or cat ever dies, I’ll buy you an ewe." - John Fishman

Patty O' Halloran

Position: Events Budget Manager - Manages and processes events invoices, assists with College Events
Hometown: Little Rock, AR
Favorite Quote: "Life is an opportunity, benefit from it.
Life is beauty, admire it. Life is a dream, realize it." - Mother Theresa 

Sarah Nurmi


Position: Assistant Director, College Events - Advancement Events, Department Events, Endowed Lectures, Sejna Suite for Departments, Stewart House Venue Manager
Hometown: Columbus, OH
Favorite Quote: "It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up."- Vince Lombardi

Samantha Wilson

SWilson.Headshot.jpgPosition: Assistant Director, College Events - Community Events, Internal CC Events held at the FAC and Shove Chapel Events
Hometown: Tennessee
Favorite Quote: "The quality of your life is largely dependent on your ability to recognize what you can and can't control"-unknown




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