Senior Staff

Meet the Occidental College senior staff team.


Charlie Cardillo

Charlie Cardillo

Vice President of Institutional Advancement
(323) 259-2637
Charlie joined Occidental in 2016. A native of Massachusetts, he earned his AB in classics from Harvard College.
Vincent Cuseo

Vince Cuseo

Vice President of Enrollment and Dean of Admission
Vince joined the Oxy staff in 1999 after serving as director of admission at Grinnell College. He cut his teeth at Boston College, Santa Clara University and Stanford University during his...
Rob Flot

Rob Flot

Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Rob Flot is the Vice-President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at Occidental College in Los Angeles, where he's been since July of 2017. Oxy is a very selective small liberal arts...
Amos Himmelstein

Amos Himmelstein

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Finance, Planning and Operations
Amos develops financial strategies, financial planning and budget management functions to meet the College goals. He is responsible for the Business Office, Facilities Management, Hospitality...
Jon McNutt

Jon McNutt

Interim General Counsel
The third generation in his family born and raised in Los Angeles, Jon McNutt was appointed Oxy's General Counsel in September 2019.  Over his 16 years of legal work in private practice, Jon has...
Marsha Schnirring

Marsha Schnirring, MLIS

Interim Assistant Dean of the Library/CDLA and Secretary of the College
(323) 259-2542
Currently serving as the Interim Assistant Dean of the Library/CDLA and Secretary of the College, Schnirring has previously held positions at Oxy as Chief of Administrative Affairs, Office of...
Marty Sharkey

Marty Sharkey

Vice President of Communications & Institutional Initiatives
(323) 259-2934
Marty brings more than 25 years of experience in strategy, marketing and communications to the College, which he joined in 2015. He takes an audience-centric, team approach so that the Office of...
Dean Wendy Sternberg

Wendy F. Sternberg

Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College
A graduate of Union College, Wendy earned her master’s and doctorate in behavioral neuroscience at UCLA, and was a postdoctoral fellow in UCLA’s department of psychiatry and biobehavioral...
James Uhrich

James Uhrich

Associate Vice President for ITS, Chief Information Officer