Meet the Graduate Business Team

Susan Hasler 
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Assistant Dean for Business Programs
410-617-1619, sahasler@loyola.edu

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.

Kelly Fader
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Director, Graduate Cohort Programs 
410-617-1617, kgfader@loyola.edu

Hometown: Mechanicsville, VA 
Favorite Quote: "Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars, to change the world." -Harriet Tubman

Kelly serves as Director of Graduate Cohort Programs (Master of Accounting and Emerging Leaders MBA) in the Sellinger School. In this role, she oversees admissions, program operations, marketing and communication initiatives, advising, and career development while cultivating opportunities for program growth via strategic corporate and university partnerships. Kelly has more than twelve years of combined experience in management education, corporate recruitment, and talent acquisition. She holds a BA in Communication Studies and Spanish from James Madison University and an MBA from Loyola University Maryland.

Patricia Tarrant
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Director, Graduate Evening Programs
410-617-5214, prtarrant@loyola.edu

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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Assistant Director of Recruitment 
410-617-5388, ddalton@loyola.edu

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 assisting prospective graduate business students along their educational and professional journeys to success.

Sarah Barrancotta
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Recruiter & Program Advisor 
410-617-1625, sbarrancotta@loyola.edu

Hometown: Buffalo, NY 
Favorite Quote: “Fight the fight, keep the faith, finish the race.”

Sarah began working for Loyola University Maryland in 2019. She brings with her over five years of higher education admissions experience with extensive recruitment, event coordination, and marketing experience. Sarah holds a BS in communication from Medaille College and a MBA from Iona College.

Beth Foster
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Program Advisor 
410-617-2758, bhfoster@loyola.edu

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.