Meet the Graduate Business Team

Susan Hasler 
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Assistant Dean for Business Programs

Hometown: Lutherville, MD
Favorite Quote: "Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it." -Mary Oliver

Susan began working with the Office of Graduate Business Programs in April 2014. She provides operational leadership for the Sellinger School's undergraduate and graduate programs. She has over 25 years experience in enrollment operations, student development, and management. Susan hold’s a Bachelor’s degree in English from Wittenberg University in Springfield, OH and a Master of Science degree in College Student Personnel from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Patricia Tarrant
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Director, Graduate Evening Programs

Hometown: Silver Spring, MD 
Favorite Quote: “Life is like a camera…focus on what’s important, capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if things don’t work out, take another shot” -Ziad Abdelnour

Trish received her undergraduate BBA in Marketing and MBA degree specializing in Information Systems from Loyola University Maryland. Prior to joining Loyola, Trish worked for MEDEX Global Group for over ten years in marketing and account management roles. Trish has worked at Loyola since 2011 and is currently responsible for directing overall program management for the Professional’s MBA program. This includes taking an active role in admissions, student advising and planning, course schedule planning, student engagement, and supporting new program development.

Dana Dalton
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Director of Graduate Cohort Programs

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA 
Favorite Quote: “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”  -Eleanor Roosevelt

Dana has over 20 years of professional experience in higher education administration at Loyola University Maryland. She joined the Office of Graduate Business Programs in 2017, and is a two-time Loyola alumna with an extensive background in student development and counseling psychology. She is dedicated to supporting Emerging Leaders MBA and Master of Accounting students along their educational and professional journeys to success, overseeing admissions and program management for those programs.

Madison Deegan

Graduate Recruiter & Academic Advisor

Hometown: Eldersburg, MD 
Favorite Quote: “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” -Jane Goodall

Madison joined the Office of Graduate Business Programs in 2021 and is dedicated to helping students develop, plan, and achieve their academic and professional goals. She has been working in higher education since she was an undergraduate student and has experience in admissions, academic advisement, and career services. Madison holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from McDaniel College and a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Loyola University Maryland.

Beth Foster
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Program Advisor 

Hometown: Baltimore, MD 
Favorite Quote: “The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

A native Marylander, Beth has over 12 years of experience in higher education and joined the Office of Graduate Business Programs in May 2019. She earned her Bachelor’s in Business Administration and MBA degrees from Loyola University Maryland, the latter while working in the office of undergraduate admission. Prior to her current position, Beth worked with undergraduates in Loyola’s student development division.