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New employees and notable changes

Jun 5, 2015

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Monica Benavides Corona is a new Administrative Assistant II in Development and Alumni Relations, where she provides primary support for Scott Biedermann and Amanda Elrod in Principal Gifts, Foundation and Corporate Development.

Maricela Martinez is a Student Insurance Coordinator in Pacific Health Services.

Marisa Martinez is a Special Programs Coordinator in the Center for Professional and Continuing Education.

Alexis Mezzetta is the new Assistant Coach for Women's Basketball in Athletics. Mezzetta joins the Tigers from Loyola Marymount, where she was associate head coach for the last two seasons, and served as the Lions recruiting coordinator. Prior to LMU she oversaw recruiting and alumni programs on staff at her alma mater, UCSD. The talent assembled by Mezzetta helped the Tritons tie and break the program's all-time mark for victories, with 27 wins in 2008-09 and 30 wins in 2011-12.

Glenda Omansky is a Project Manager/Trainer in University Planning.

Erica Peppers is an Instructional Designer in the Center for Teaching and Learning.

Barbara Sasso is a Senior Grant Writer in Research and Graduate Studies.

Amy Star is the new Assistant Coach for Women's Basketball in Athletics. Starr comes to Pacific from Montana State, where she was associate head coach. As associate head coach, she served as Montana State's recruiting coordinator, the Bobcats' defensive coordinator, and a position coach with the post players.

Notable Changes

Rosa Barboza has been promoted to Administrative Assistant II in College of the Pacific.

Breanne Beseda '00, '01 will leave Pacific the end of June to pursue a new career opportunity with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Sonoma County. Beseda has been with Pacific for eleven years, most recently as the Managing Director of Marketing and Communications for the Eberhardt School of Business. Her last day is June 26.

Joanne Carvana has been promoted to Human Resources Assistant in Human Resources.

Scott Christensen has transferred to the position of Director of Technology Business Administration in Pacific Technology.

Joe Ford '10 has resigned as Assistant Coach of Men's Basketball in Athletics. Ford just completed his fifth year at Pacific and second as Assistant to the Head Coach of Men's Basketball. 

Louisa Jones has been promoted to Risk and Insurance Manager in Risk Management.

Michael Krieger has been promoted to Associate Director for Housing Administration in Housing and Greek Life.

Jaclyn Long has been promoted to Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Development in Development and Alumni Relations.

Sean McNally has been promoted to Health and Safety Manager in Risk Management.

Fidelma O'Neill has been promoted to Risk Analyst in Risk Management.

Jennifer Ramirez has transferred to the position of Academic Budget Analyst in the Office of the Provost.

Matt Sperisen, Coordinator of Basketball Operations, has been promoted to Assistant to the Head Coach of Men's Basketball in Athletics.

Scott Stehle will transition from the Provost's Office to the position of Prospect Manager and Development Analyst in Advancement Services, effective June 15.  Stehle came to Pacific in April 2011 as Executive Assistant to Provost Maria Pallavicini. Prior to Pacific, he served from 2007 to 2011 as Provost's Assistant to Pallavicini in her previous position as Dean of the School of Natural Sciences at UC Merced.  

Janet Willis has been promoted to Evaluator in the Office of the Registrar.


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