University of Advancing Technology

Featured Technology University Staff

As the only top technology university dedicated to the study of advancing technology, UAT has assembled a staff of technophiles who have a passion for advancing technology and serving the needs of our students. The staff at this technology college is comprised of dedicated professionals providing an intimate level of support to help technology degree students seize their opportunities and advance to the next level of their education.
The belief that they are helping support the students and that they are creating the next generation of technology innovators is what drives UAT staff every day. Whether it is helping students transition to campus life or look for work after graduation, UAT staff is committed to providing the support for a world-class educational experience. This intimate level of student support is only found in a small private university setting such as UAT.

Karla Aragon-Joyce

Karla Aragon-Joyce
Chief Operating Officer

Megan Benson

Megan Benson
Director of Admissions

David Bolman

David Bolman
Provost and Chief Academic Officer

Valerie Cimarossa

Valerie Cimarossa
Chief of Staff

Dana Frasca

Dana Frasca
Dean of Student Affairs

Jason Funk

Jason Funk
Board Director

Elizabeth Henry

Elizabeth Henry
Director of Financial Aid

Nancy Houston

Nancy Houston
Board Director

Alan Hromas

Alan Hromas
Director of Marketing

Jason Konesco

Jason Konesco
Board Director

Marianne Langner

Marianne Langner
Manager of Education Operations

Jay Lohman

Jay Lohman
Board Chairman

Louis Mione

Louis Mione
Director of Business Process Improvement

Jason Pistillo

Jason Pistillo
President

Dominic Pistillo

Dominic Pistillo
Board Director

Jason Roberts

Jason Roberts
Board Director

Jodi Robinson

Jodi Robinson
Controller

Lori Saba

Lori Saba
National Admissions Representative

Ally Videtic

Ally Videtic
Dean of Faculty

Robert Walker

Robert Walker
Senior Admissions Advisor

Tyler Walling

Tyler Walling
Registrar

Karla Aragon-Joyce

Chief Operating Officer


Karla earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix. She continued her education earning her MS in Forensic Science at National University, and her EMBA at Grand Canyon University.

Karla has worked in higher education for over fifteen years. Previously, she worked in the legal and insurance fields. She joined the UAT team in 1999 as a Dial up Support Technician. She moved up to IT Coordinator and then IT Manager where she oversaw IT, BI, and Internal Marketing. Karla was then promoted to Chief Operating Officer where she now oversees Organizational Development, Admissions, Student Services, Career Services, Financial Aid, Safety, and Legal.

Outside of UAT Karla has run five businesses, Gift Basket Impressions, Karla Elena Designs, HigherEd Recruiting, and Shopping With Fido, Alpaca Passion Farms. In her free time Karla likes to garden, read, make jewelry, and spend time with her family.


Education:

EMBA, Grand Canyon University
MS Forensic Science, National University
BS Business Management, University of Phoenix


Karla

Megan Benson

Director of Admissions


Megan started her admissions career as an advisor for Masters of Education programs. From her experience there, her desire for helping others achieve their educational goals has become her passion. She has over thirteen years of experience leading top admission teams and sharing the same goals with her team of supporting students. She started her career University of Advancing Technology in November 2013 and is eager to work with her team.

Megan has her bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University in Organizational Studies where she graduated with honors.

Megan was born and raised in Minnesota. She moved to sunny Arizona in 2002 with her husband of 10 years. They reside in Central Phoenix and enjoy spending time spoiling their two dogs. On weekends they also like to walk and bike around the city to explore all that Phoenix has to offer. She is an avid sports fan and in her spare time likes to attend as many sporting events as possible.


Education:

BS Organizational Studies, Grand Canyon University


Megan

David Bolman

Provost and Chief Academic Officer


Provost Bolman has dedicated his career to educating technologists who will shape and better our community through the innovations that they help to create. As someone who cares greatly about learning, his work at UAT has had a theme of providing students with exceptional moments and growth through the skills that their professors possess as they create learning spaces. As a technologist, he has worked to create a university where the culture of innovation is celebrated and students learn the tools, techniques, concepts, and responsibilities of applying technology in ways that lift up human society.

During Provost Bolman’s three decades at UAT, the university has grown from a single classroom of 13 students into a destination private college campus dedicated to advancing society through the wise use of technology. Provost Bolman has written and been a featured speaker on the nature of technology as a foundational human force. He is an alumnus of and past President to the Board of Valley Leadership, is chairing Valley Leadership’s Leadership Institute, is a member of New Schools for Phoenix Fellows and an alumni of the FBI Citizen’s Academy.


Education:

Doctor of Philosophy and Management of Engineering & Technology, Northcentral University
BS, Arizona State University
MT, Arizona State University


David

Kira Bonnice

Assistant Director of Admissions (Former)


Kira was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona. She attended school in Michigan at Hillsdale College. She received her bachelor’s degree in French and theatre. After college, Kira realized her heart belonged in Arizona. She moved back home and began administering programs for people with disabilities at Alexander’s Abilities. Kira’s passion for helping people led her to work in education. She’s also a geek who loves a video games, Manga, anime films, reading and knitting.

She loves helping students reach their goals by overcoming any barriers. She’s been doing so for nearly ten years and wouldn’t have it any other way.


Education:

BS - Speech and Hearing Science, Arizona State University
BA - French, Hillsdale College
BA - Theater, Hillsdale College


Kira

Valerie Cimarossa

Chief of Staff


Valerie is an administrative professional and a graduate of the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. With more than ten years of customer service experience and five years of high-level administration experience behind her, Valerie has developed a keen ability to produce high quality support and leadership for various sized organizations and management teams.

Valerie joined the UAT team in September of 2013 as Executive Assistant, fulfilling a long-time desire to apply her degree in an education environment. She was promoted to Chief of Staff and in addition to providing direction and cohesion amongst the leadership team, she oversees IT, First Impressions and Campus Environment.

In the office, she enjoys learning, developing more efficient methods for everything, and checking things off her to-do list. Outside the office, Valerie enjoys spending time outdoors, cooking, and trying new fitness classes.


Education:

BS Business Management, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
MS Technology Leadership, University of Advancing Technology (Currently Pursuing)


Valerie

Dana Frasca

Dean of Student Affairs


Dana has been a higher education professional for over 10 years with a seven year stint as Assistant Dean at Rutgers University. Dana joined the UAT team in 2014 and as Dean of Student Affairs she aims to foster ingenuity and effectively manage necessary functions to help guide and support UAT students along the journey to success at UAT and beyond.

Dana enjoys the rich culture in Phoenix and the surrounding areas. She frequents the many Art Walks, supports local artists and continues to be inspired by the Arizona landscape


Education:

EdM Counseling Psychology, Rutgers University
BA Psychology, Rutgers University


Dana

Jason Funk

Board Director


Jason Funk entered the industry and began his career with Western in 1999 while completing his Bachelor of Science degree in Global Business Management from Arizona State University. After his hiring, Director Funk was quickly promoted to several different roles throughout the company. This broad based experience, as well as the completion of his Masters of Business Administration from ASU, provided him a solid foundation and a deep understanding of the firm and its employees when he was promoted to President in 2006.

While heading Western’s leadership, Director Funk focused on the growth of the business. He led the company toward geographic expansion, greater diversification of job types, creation of new products, and a steadfast commitment to customer service. He transformed Western and created a culture that sees all of its employees committed to three core values: excellence, innovation, and partnership. His unique approach to business, as well as his "employees first” operations model, helped the company's sales skyrocket under his direction.

In 2012, Director Funk was selected for the Phoenix Business Journal's "40 under 40" list honoring the best young leaders in Arizona as well as U.S. Glass magazine's "Industry's Most Influential" list. In 2013 he was named to Engineering News & Record’s list of 20 under 40 in the construction industry and Professional Builder’s list of 40 under 40 in the homebuilding industry.

On a personal level, Director Funk is active in many organizations. In addition to serving the UAT Board, he has held board positions with YPO (Young President's Organization), and the MVP Foundation, which helps better the lives of children and families in need. Additionally, Director Funk works with children first hand as a Cub Scout Leader. In 2013, the Arizona Kidney Foundation selected Director Funk as one of its "Celebrity Dancers” for their “Dancing With the Stars” Arizona fundraiser.


Education:

BS Global Business Management, Arizona State University
MBA, Arizona State University


Jason

Ian Goodwin

Director, Residence Life


Ian provides support to freshman dorm students to help them prepare for, transition to and enjoy campus life. He manages all the rooms, oversees the wellbeing of students on campus while they live here. From the time students apply to UAT, he and his team are by their sides, assigning rooms and roommates, addressing students’ varying needs, coordinating events and activities and ensuring everything is working properly. Students’ wellbeing outside class helps them stay focused on their education inside class and on campus.

How did Ian learn about UAT? He was recommended for the job. After he met Provost Dave Bolman and did his research, Ian loved what he was discovering.

“I really enjoy working with the students, and the culture at UAT. It’s rewarding to get to know their interests and play a role in helping them reach their goals and dreams. I’m a bit of a geek myself, so we’re kindred spirits. Students are not afraid of whom they are; they’re happy with themselves and totally rock their personalities.”


Education:

MS, Arizona State University
BBA, Northeastern University


Ian

Kirsten Haberer

Enrollment Advisor


Kirsten grew up in Evansville, Indiana. She’s lived in seven states and has a passion for travelling. She has visited almost all 50 states! Alaska will complete her list. She considers herself to come from a “geeky” family. Her brother works in the gaming industry and her other brother is a law school student. So UAT feels like home for her. Kirsten received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Indiana University, and she is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in digital media from UAT. Kirsten spends most of her time learning about design skills, spending time with family and enjoying the outdoors.

Kirsten’s favorite part about UAT is the dedicated professors. Her experience as a UAT student and four years of experience as an advisor helps her guide students through any financial aid or enrollment questions.


Education:

BS – Biology, Indiana University
BS – Digital Media, University of Advancing Technology (expected graduation 2015)


Kirsten

Chuck Hechel

Director of Financial Aid


Chuck has over 12 years of experience in Financial Aid administration and is excited to join a dynamic and trendsetting university where he can continue this work. He is dedicated to ensuring that all UAT students and parents experience world-class support for their financial-aid related services.

  Chuck began his career as a Signals Intelligence Analyst for the U.S. Army and after graduating from the National Cryptologic School he went on to study Persian-Farsi at the Defense Language Institute. Following his military service he fed his appetite for technology by joining DELL before delving into the world of higher education and financial aid. He values community involvement and has served as the Director at Large for the Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce and is an active member of the veteran volunteer organization The Mission Continues.

  In his free time, Chuck loves to spend time with his wife and three children. He enjoys hacking…at the golf course, cheering on the Green Bay Packers and is an avid StarCraft player.


Education:

MBA - University of Phoenix
BS - Business Management, University of Phoenix


Chuck

Elizabeth Henry

Director of Financial Aid


Elizabeth was born and raised just outside of Chicago, Illinois and moved to Scottsdale, Arizona in September 2016 to be closer to her family. She attended Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, Illinois while pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Communication.

Elizabeth has worked in Higher Education for over 10 years, building her skills in both Admissions and Financial Aid. Elizabeth worked for four years as a Financial Aid Director before bringing her talents to UAT.

Outside of work, Elizabeth enjoys challenging workouts like Zumba and Bikram Yoga, going to concerts and hiking in beautiful Arizona.


Education:

BA Communication, Northern Illinois University


Elizabeth

Nancy Houston

Board Director


Dr. Nancy Houston has extensive leadership experience in the fields of information systems and education in both national and international environments. During her career at NATO she served in various management positions finishing as Cognitive Science Coordinator for the C4I Division of Allied Command Transformation (ACT) in Norfolk, Virginia. She was an active participant on numerous research panels related to human factors for the NATO Science and Technology Organization and a frequent speaker to NATO and national groups. Before joining the ACT staff she was an Information Processing Engineer with the NATO Communications, Command and Control Agency in Brussels, Belgium.

Prior to joining NATO, Dr. Houston taught graduate-level information systems courses for Boston University and the University of Maryland in Europe. She held professorial and leadership positions including Chair of the Computer Information Systems Department at Grove City College (GCC) in Pennsylvania. Dr. Houston has presented at numerous national and international meetings and served on more than 200 accreditation teams for both regional and national accrediting bodies. She has been active in numerous professional organizations and was an invited task force member on the Educational Improvement Planning Committee for the Society for Applied Learning Technology.

Dr. Houston currently serves on the Board of Directors for the University of Advancing Technology in Tempe, Coleman University in San Diego and the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools in Washington DC. She is Chair of the Board of Directors for the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She previously served on the board of the Belgian Chapter of the Association for Communications, Electronics, Intelligence and Information Systems Professionals (AFCEA) and was the first person to be elected twice as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).


Education:

BA, Grove City College
MEd Business Education, Youngstown State University
EdD Computer Education, Nova University


Nancy

Alan Hromas

Director of Marketing


Alan has spent over 13 years in higher education. In his tenure he has worn many hats and had the opportunity to implement many systemic changes to affect process and procedure. A fervent practitioner of servant leadership, he enjoys developing and supporting those around him. He is equally passionate about lifelong learning and strives for both personal and professional growth.

In his spare time, Alan volunteers as the editor for his neighborhood magazine and spends considerable time working on his historic home in central Phoenix. He is active in the local and greater communities, volunteering and supporting many worthwhile causes. He has served as a member of the board for the Mesa Arts Center Foundation and is a proud graduate of Valley Leadership’s Leadership Institute (Class 33).

Alan currently holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with an emphasis in Marketing, a Master of Business Administration and is currently pursuing doctoral studies at Grand Canyon University.

Alan grew up in Texas and spent his formative years in New Mexico before settling in Phoenix, AZ.


Education:

MBA, University of Phoenix
BS Business with Emphasis in Marketing, University of Phoenix
Currently Pursuing Doctoral Studies, Grand Canyon University


Alan

Jason Konesco

Board Director


Jason T. Konesco is the former President & CEO of Harrison College-a 111-year-old institution of higher learning that offers more than 30 degree programs in ve schools of study. As President & CEO, Director Konesco lead the college’s more than 700 employees and oversaw its 12 campuses, online division and culinary division (The Chef’s Academy).

Director Konesco joined Harrison College in 1999 as Director of Admissions. He subsequently was promoted to Assistant Executive Director, Corporate Director of Career Services and Business Development, Vice President of Finance and Business Development, and Senior Vice President of Operations for Harrison College.

He has co-chaired the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) professional development committee and has presented at the APSCU Leadership Institute for four years. He is a board member of the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, serves on the Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation Board of Directors (IndyGo), serves on the board of the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, and is a past board member of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

Prior to Harrison, Director Konesco worked for Brightpoint, Inc., in Indianapolis and Philip Morris U.S.A. in Minneapolis. At Brightpoint, he was responsible for training, finance, marketing, forecasting, contract negotiations and developing IT interfaces. He successfully landed the company’s largest customer to date, which resulted in an increase in North American distribution of 90 percent and added $50 million in yearly revenue. At Philip Morris, he managed a sales territory, where he grew all contracted accounts, and worked in marketing, where he managed contracts, promotions and pricing strategies.


Education:

BBA Marketing, University of Notre Dame
MBA Finance, Butler University


Jason

Marianne Langner

Manager of Education Operations


Dr. Marianne Langner is a biomedical engineer, with expertise in ballistic and sports impact biomechanics and a primary focus in behind armor blunt trauma. She is a former university professor, having taught engineering, math, and science courses at several universities in the Detroit metropolitan area.

In 2008, Dr. Langner relocated Chandler, Arizona and transitioned from higher education to the defense industry. She was responsible for research and development of personal protection products for ballistic and blast protection, including hard and soft body armor systems and fragmentation protection systems. As a principal investigator, she secured over 1.8 million dollars in externally funded defense research through BAAs and SBIRs, programs that resulted in several patent applications. During this time, Dr. Langner also managed the quality assurance department and was responsible for maintaining quality certification.

Although Dr. Langner has worked in a corporate setting for the past six years, she continues to work with college students through her volunteer roles. She has continuously volunteered for her sorority, Alpha Epsilon Phi, for over 15 years and currently serves as the national vice president of chapter administration.


Education:

PhD Biomedical Engineering, Wayne State University
MS Biomedical Engineering, Wayne State University
BS Chemical Engineering, Wayne State University


Marianne

Jay Lohman

Board Chairman


Jay Lohman founded Lohman Company in 2000 after working in the accounting industry for over 30 years. Bringing with him a wealth of experience and expertise that he gained along the way, he set the foundation for the firm’s future success. As President, he is a member of both the Executive Partner Group as well as the Senior Management Group. His primary role is the overall management of the firm and the coordination of assurance, tax and consulting engagements. His specific area of expertise lies in manufacturing, distribution, service, construction, real estate, and technology industries.

An aptitude for math and numbers led Chairman Lohman to a career in accounting and his passion for helping his clients has kept him there. When he was 19 years old, the president of a large manufacturing company took the time to mentor him and opened the door to the CPA profession. Always grateful for the opportunity this provided him, Chairman Lohman feels it is important to give back by spending time with anyone who may bene t from his guidance.

Growing up on a farm in Southwestern Michigan, Chairman Lohman appreciates family values and hard work. He currently resides in Mesa, Arizona with his wife of over 45 years and lives within eight miles of their three children and eleven grandchildren. Traveling and spending time with his family and friends are two of his greatest pleasures in life.


Education:

BS Accounting, Aquinas College
AS Accounting and Business, Davenport University


Jay

Louis Mione

Director of Business Process Improvement


Louis earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Marketing from the University of Central Florida. He continued on to earn his Master’s Degree in Information Technology from Kaplan University. Louis has worked in the higher education industry for over 7 years.

He started his career with University of Advancing Technology in September of 2014. Louis started as a Process Analyst and has implemented Lean Six Sigma strategies to reduce defects throughout the organization. Louis was promoted to Director of Business Processes and ensures that UAT runs efficiently while the needs of our students and the processes are managed effectively. He also monitors existing processes, oversees the training of personnel in these business processes, improves efficiency and productivity, oversees existing programs for quality assurance and project management.


Education:

Masters of Information Technology, Kaplan University
BS Business Marketing, University of Central Florida


Louis

Jason Pistillo

President


Valley Leadership alumnus, Phoenix Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 recipient, Gubernatorial appointed Chairman Emeritus of the State Board of Private Post-Secondary Education, Chairman Emeritus of the Leonardo da Vinci Society for the Study of Thinking, member of the Private Education Research Council, and Director for the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities, Jason Pistillo has been a noteworthy leader in the industry for almost two decades. In his tenure, University of Advancing Technology (UAT) has been transformed into a one-of-a-kind, elite, private university that features world-class degree programs in a technology-rich campus environment.

President Pistillo has implemented systems ranging from network and software engineering, developed information structures, designed marketing systems, curriculum design, learning theories and developed leaders along the way. His commitments to life-long learning, personal growth and development culminate in his joy of educating future leaders in the fields of advancing technology.

President Pistillo grew up in Mesa, Arizona, until he moved at the age of twelve to Gilbert, Arizona, where he currently resides.


Education:

BS Software Engineering, 
University of Advancing Technology
EMBA, Grand Canyon University


Jason

Dominic Pistillo

Board Director


As founder and president of the University of Advancing Technology, Dr. Dominic Pistillo has dedicated his career to furthering his educational mission. Director Pistillo is an entrepreneur and an expert in forging education, industry and employer alliances as well as an expert in many technical fields. He conceived of the University of Advancing Technology, and is also the founder of the Leonardo da Vinci Society for the Study of Thinking. Director Pistillo studied at several colleges and universities throughout the world, including Hartford, West Germany, Arizona State University and the University of Arizona, majoring in Computer Graphics Programming and minoring in Business.

After eight years of service in the U.S. Air Force and seven years as a Division Manager for Litton Industries, Director Pistillo founded and managed several successful companies. In 1983, he founded and was President of CAD Southwest Corporation, a computer aided design and engineering consulting firm, and CADShare, a computer aided design service bureau. He also founded and was Director of Research and Development for Megasystems, a high-end computer hardware manufacturer. In 1991 and 1992, he was Inc. Magazine's Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist.


Dominic

Jason Reynolds

Financial Aid
VA Certifying Official


A native of Tempe, Arizona, Jason helps US military Service Members and Veterans utilize their education benefits, according to their eligibility, in pursuit of a degree from UAT. He found out about UAT through an employment web site and knew immediately it was a position that felt right.

“I enjoy UAT’s environment that promotes innovation and UAT’s culture that reinforces the importance of continual learning.”


Education:

BA in English from Vanguard University


Jason

Jason Roberts

Board Director


A seasoned Chief Technology Officer, Jason Roberts has served on the UAT Board of Directors for more than five years. Aligning technology solutions to real world problems has been his passion for over 25 years and his contributions have been instrumental in keeping UAT ahead of the technology curve. Designing systems, networks, applications and even relationships around mutually beneficial terms has made him successful in several technology leadership roles.

Stationed in Boca Raton, Florida, Director Roberts is the owner of Spectrum Technology Integrators. He was previously the Chief Strategy Officer and then the CEO of Campus Management Corp. where he gained experience in online education and e-learning.


Education:

BA Management Information Systems, University of Wyoming


Jason

Jodi Robinson

Controller


Although born in Pennsylvania, Jodi considers herself a native to Arizona as she has been here all but first year of her life. She grew up in the Tempe and attended Arizona State University where she received a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

Before landing at UAT she worked over 20 years as a controller/CFO in the electrical distribution business and prior to that spent several years in public accounting specializing in trust and estate taxes.

Outside of work, she volunteers at Highland High School helping with marching band and orchestra functions. She also enjoys working out, spending time with family and traveling. She has a passion for animals and in the past has volunteered at a bunny rescue. Jodi’s personal motto is we should never stop learning new things.


Education:

AA General Business
BS General Accounting, Arizona State University


Jodi

Lori Saba

National Admissions Representative


Lori grew up in Phoenix and is a proud Arizona native. The love of the great outdoors took her to the beautiful Pacific Northwest, where she graduated from Washington State University with a bachelor’s degree in hotel and restaurant administration. After returning to Arizona, she completed her MBA in business management from Western International University.

Before arriving at UAT, her career experience included business development and sales management. Outside of work, she enjoys working out, eating healthy and spending time with family.


Education:

MBA – Business Management, Western International University
BA – Hotel and Restaurant Administration, Washington State University


Lori

Aaron Treguboff

Marketing Specialist


A native of the Valley, Aaron hails from Buckeye, Arizona. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business and marketing, graduating with honors from ASU’s college of Global Management and Leadership. Well connected to the pulse of UAT, Aaron is seen all over campus because he knows everything that’s going on and practically everybody. He is responsible for all social media marketing, all digital marketing and some traditional marketing as well. Other duties include taking photos/video for events and presentations, interviewing students, organizing all website content and doing whatever else is needed. He also is involved in the strategic planning of all marketing department initiatives.

“I am a geek and pretty much everything about this place appeals to me. I have learned a lot from the students here just by talking to them. I love the family atmosphere and being able to know all staff and most of the students.”


Education:

BS, Arizona State University


Aaron

Ally Videtic

Dean of Faculty


Ally Videtic joined the UAT family in 2015 as the Dean of Faculty. She has worked in Higher Education for over 18 years, during which time she has amassed a wealth of knowledge in both traditional and distance education best practices, policies, and accreditation and implementation strategies. She has provided leadership for the execution of numerous education programs including curriculum development; identifying, training, and managing faculty; managing the learning management system; and developing policies and procedures for successful delivery.

Ally has been married to her husband Brian, for over a decade and together they have one son, Vaughn. Traveling throughout Arizona and the surrounding states is something her family has really enjoyed since moving to Arizona 2013. In addition, yearly trips to visit their family and friends in IL and snowboarding adventures in Crested Butte, CO are a must!


Education:

EdD Educational Leadership (currently pursuing), University of Phoenix
Master of Public Administration, University of Illinois
BS Political Science, University of Illinois


Ally

Robert Walker

Senior Admissions Advisor


Robert was born in Flint, Michigan, but was primarily raised in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Robert earned his Bachelor’s degree from Western Kentucky University, where he began his career in Admissions as a tour guide. After moving cross country to sunny Arizona in the Fall of 2014, Robert found joy in explaining the benefits and values that consummate the UAT Experience. A highly optimistic and dynamic communicator, Roberts fathoms his passion for the university to help prospective students discover if UAT is their educational home.

In his spare time, he enjoys reading science fiction novels, all things sports related and exercising. He is a servant to public service and has donated his time to numerous charitable efforts including the Wounded Warrior Project and Red Cross. He is an alumnus of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity.


Education:

BA Broadcast Communication, Western Kentucky University


Robert

Tyler Walling

Registrar


If you’re looking for academic record services while on campus chances are you’ll meet Tyler. He’s responsible for maintaining student records for the University, ensuring their accuracy, security and integrity. He found his way to UAT after moving to Arizona from Bovina, TX and was immediately impressed with the staffs’ one-on-one attention to students and “open door policy.”

“I really enjoy the culture at UAT and you're made aware of that culture as soon as you step foot in the University.”


Education:

BS, South Plains College


Tyler
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