Meet the Team

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Christopher Storer

Executive Director of Graduate Programs and Admissions

Christopher Storer was recently named Interim Executive Director of Graduate Programs and Admissions for The George Washington University School of Business. With more than 16 years of higher education experience, his diverse background in graduate admissions and recruiting includes a depth of international experience from his travels across six continents and more than 40 countries worldwide.

Chris joined GW as Executive Director of MBA Admissions in October 2012 after serving as Director of Admission at the Boston University School of Management since 2005. He began his graduate admissions career at Brandeis University in 1999 where he was part of the team that launched the International Business School and MBA program. Chris holds a Bachelor of Music, cum laude, in Music Education (Voice) from SUNY College at Fredonia and a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

During his time in Boston, he spent seven years as a member of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus and Boston Symphony Orchestra, performing on a four-city European Festival tour in addition to frequent appearances at Boston Symphony Hall, Tanglewood, and Carnegie Hall in New York.

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Jason Garner

Sr. Associate Director, MBA & Graduate Admissions

Jason serves as a member of our admissions committee and oversees our suite of Online Graduate Business Programs, our events, and our marketing and communications. When not traveling the globe recruiting, he spends much of his time reviewing applications and interviewing applicants. Prior to joining GW, Jason worked in Consumer Sales & Marketing with Time Life and Rosetta Stone. Jason holds a Bachelor of Arts from GW’s Elliott School of International Affairs and a Master of Business Administration from the GW School of Business. Originally from Northwest, Ohio, here in DC he enjoys dining out at new restaurants as well as cooking at home.

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Jessica Page

Assistant Director, Graduate Admissions

Jessica joined the GW MBA Admissions team in October 2012. She focuses on the Online MBA Program. Her responsibilities include recruitment, admissions presentations, and reviewing applicants for admission. Previously, she served as Program Coordinator in Enrollment Services and Marketing Coordinator for two non-profits in the Northern Virginia – DC area. As a 2010 graduate of the University of Virginia, she enjoys traveling back to Charlottesville frequently. When not in “Southern” Virginia, she can most likely be found participating in family-friendly DC events.

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Jason Smith

Assistant Director, MBA Admissions

Jason is responsible for interviewing candidates and reading applications for the Global MBA, Professional MBA, and Online MBA programs. As a member of the admissions committee, he ensures admitted students meet the professional and academic standards of George Washington University’s MBA program. He also travels domestically and internationally promoting George Washington University’s MBA programs to prospective audiences. Prior to his role at GW, he was the Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts and is a native of Boston, Massachusetts.

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Patsy Torres

Senior Assistant Director, MBA Admissions

In her role as Senior Assistant Director, Patsy oversees admissions operations, assists with recruitment initiatives, and serves as a member of the admissions committee. Patsy joined the GW MBA Admissions team in November 2011. Prior to her current role, she worked in Enrollment Services for a non-profit organization in higher education. Patsy earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from Stonehill College and is currently pursuing her Master of Public Administration at the George Washington University. She enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, watching soccer, and cooking Portuguese dishes.

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Stevens VanDuzer

Assistant Director, Graduate Admissions

Stevens joined the GW MBA Admissions team in July of 2013. Along with promoting the GW MBA, he works with prospective students interested in the Online MS in Information Systems Technology and the Online MS in Project Management. He is also a member of the admissions committee. Prior to the School of Business, he worked in student services at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Before coming to GW, he spent two seasons as the Assistant Swimming and Diving Coach at Allegheny College. Stevens earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Hartwick College in English Literature and is currently pursuing his Master’s in Higher Education Administration here at GW.

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Kelly Branigan

Program Coordinator, Graduate Admissions

Kelly joined the GW MBA Admissions team in April of 2013. She works on the admissions operations team and is responsible for working with applicants through each stage of the admissions process. Kelly graduated from Virginia Tech in 2012 with a Bachelor’s in Marketing Management. Prior to joining GW Kelly worked in marketing in her hometown of Philadelphia. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Higher Education Administration at GW. In her spare time Kelly enjoys watching Philadelphia sports, playing the piano and reading.

Miranda Proctor

Program Coordinator, Graduate Admissions

In her role as Admissions Coordinator, Miranda is often the first point of contact for prospective MBA students and works with them throughout the application process. She manages the class visit program and social media outreach as well as assisting with on and off-campus admissions events. Before joining GW in 2013, Miranda worked as an Admissions Officer at Southampton Solent University in the United Kingdom and in corporate event marketing in Madrid, Spain. Miranda earned a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature from Washington University in St. Louis. She loves languages and travel, having worked and/or studied in New Zealand, Australia, France, Spain and the UK. She is also the most avid Southampton FC soccer fan in America.

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Meghan Napier

Program Coordinator, Graduate Admissions

Meghan joined the GW MBA team in July of 2014. She works on the Admissions Operations team and is responsible for working with applicants through each stage of the admissions process. After graduating from Bates College in 2012, Meghan worked as a Dedicated Advisor at National Journal Membership in Washington, DC. She is hoping to pursue a graduate degree at GW in the near future, and is excited to be back on a college campus again.