Introducing the 2016-17 Consultants

INDIANAPOLIS, Apr. 20, 2016 - With a number of expansions planned for the 2016-2017 academic year and an enhanced approach to chapter development on the horizon, the Phi Kappa Psi consultant model has changed to fit evolving needs. After a successful consultant recruitment period, the Fraternity is eager to announce new hires and a new consultant structure.

Two consultants are stepping into the Senior Educational Leadership Consultant role: Nicholas Dorsey (Akron '15) and Zachary Herge (Toledo '10). After a consultant visit, both men will follow-up with chapters and stakeholders to set goals and ensure long-term success. They will be charged with organizing and providing additional resources for chapters in need and will provide mentorship to first-year consultants.

Following a successful year on the road, Dile Wilson (IUPUI '12) returns to staff as a second-year Expansion Consultant. Benjamin Sigler (BGSU '10) also returns as a second-year Educational Leadership Consultant.

"All four of our returning consultants bring a level of professionalism and passion for the organization that will no doubt provide our new consultants with excellent guidance," said Director of Chapter Services, Michael Morin (Loyola '11).

Along with the returning consultants, eight new staff members have been hired:

Expansion Consultants
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Stephen Gowdy
(LSU '12)
Marc Munoz
(Cal Poly '12)
Kevin Paternostro
(Oregon State '12)


Educational Leadership Consultants
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Kevin Gong
(Cal Poly '13)
Zachary Kunstman
(UL-Lafayette '15)
Phil Mikos
(IUPUI '12)
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Coltin Solari
(SDSU '13)
Alexander Vickery-Holland
(Oregon State '12)

With a traveling staff of 12 members, Phi Kappa Psi plans to visit each chapter at least twice by the end of the 2016-2017 academic year. Both the Expansion and Educational Leadership Consultants will be instrumental in upcoming expansion projects, providing consistent and valuable support.

Phi Kappa Psi also recognizes the hard work and dedication of four consultants who are departing staff this May: Conner Boyd (Oregon State '12), Parker Laba (UC-Irvine '11), Jordan Nabizadeh (Loyola '12) and Nathan Whisman (Wabash '10).

New Senior Director of Business Operations

The Fraternity is pleased to announce Amanda Baldwin as the new Senior Director of Business Operations.

Baldwin's career has spanned 13 years in government, academia and non-profit sectors. Her career has placed her into positions as a payroll technician, financial analyst and finance manager. She received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master in Business Administration - Accounting from the Indiana Institute of Technology. She is working to complete the CPA exam by April 2017.

"Amanda's extensive experience in the non-profit space will be a huge help for us. She will help us take our business operations function to the next level," said Executive Director, Mark Guidi (Virginia Tech '84).

Baldwin's responsibilities in the role will include managing chapter and alumni association accounts receivables, ensuring the quality of database records, managing annual data collection, coordinating chapter accreditation, supporting website data integration and maintaining membership documentation. She will also be the primary staff member in charge of liability insurance coverage, grant development, audits, annual budgets, tax preparation, and related financial duties. Baldwin will be instrumental in new staff on-boarding and payroll management.

You can contact Baldwin at

The Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity is a 501(c)(7) association of men of integrity who strive to develop the individual in his intellect, in his involvement in the community and in his faith. The Fraternity was founded on February 19, 1852 at Jefferson College by William Henry Letterman and Charles Page Thomas Moore. It currently has 101 chapters across the United States, with over 6,500 undergraduate members and over 80,000 living alumni.