Residential Life & Explorations

Meet Our Team

The Office of Residential Life & Explorations is led by a dynamic and vibrant team of professional, graduate, and student staff members. The truth is we love Rollins and we loved our years at college, and we want you to have an incredible experience like we did!

Professional Staff

Leon Hayner, M.Ed., M.B.A.

Leon Hayner, M.Ed., M.B.A.

Associate Dean of Students

Joined Rollins: 2007

B.A., Communication, University of Northern Colorado
M.Ed., Higher Education Administration, Texas Tech University
M.B.A., Rollins College, 2011

Juan Escobar, M.A.

Juan Escobar, M.A.

Associate Director

Joined Rollins: 2012-2014 (as Graduate Hall Director), 2017 (as staff)

B.S., Public Administration, University of Central Florida, 2012
M.A., Educational Leadership, Higher Education/Student Personnel Services, University of Central Florida, 2014

Luisa De Guzman, M.A.

Luisa De Guzman, M.A.

Assistant Director

Joined Rollins: 2007 (as student), 2012 (as AmeriCorps VISTA & Public Ally), 2014 (as Graduate Hall Director), 2018 (as staff)

B.A., English Language and Literature, Rollins College, 2011
M.A., Educational Leadership, Higher Education/Student Personnel Services, University of Central Florida, 2016

Aspen Fox, M.H.R.

Aspen Fox, M.H.R.

Assistant Director

T. 407.646.2354

Joined Rollins: 2007 (as student), 2011 (as staff)

B.A., Critical Media and Cultural Studies, Rollins College, 2011
MHR., Human Resources, Rollins College, 2013

Juan Franco

Juan Franco

Assistant Director

Joined Rollins: 2016, (as Graduate Student & FSL Hall Director) 2019 (as staff)


B.A., International Political Studies and Multimedia Production & Journalism, Drury University, 2014
Masters in Liberal Studies, Rollins College, 2019

Amanda Wolters

Amanda Wolters

Administrative and Operations Assistant

407.646.2649

Joined Rollins: 2015

Graduate Staff

Nia Page

Residential Life & Explorations Graduate Assistant

Ashley Reed

Hall Director, ELizabeth Hall

Mary Balise

Hall Director, Sutton Apartments

Kaela Brown

Hall Director, Ward Hall

Undergraduate Staff

Ghislaine Dixon

Assistant Hall Director, Holt Hall

Abby Hendry

Assistant Hall Director, Rex Beach

Evelyn Villarreal

Assistant Hall Director, Strong Hall

Megan Fernandez

RLE Student Coordinator

Hallie Brody

RLE Student Coordinator

Darrelle Pawley

RLE Student Coordinator

Nicole Solomon

RLE Student Coordinator

TBD

LLC Student Coordinator