Our Team

Get to know the people who are here to help you through the financial aid process.

Sheryl Reinschmidt

Sheryl Reinschmidt

Director of Financial Aid
Sheryl became the Director of Financial Aid in October of 2021. Sheryl is originally from Los Angeles and is a graduate of Occidental, having started her career in financial aid while working as...
Craig Organek

Craig Organek

Associate Director of Financial Aid
Craig joined the Oxy Financial Aid team in 2012. He earned his master's in educational administration from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in 2006. Originally from upstate New York, he...

Doug Boldon

Senior Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Doug became Senior Assistant Director of Financial Aid in January of 2022. Born and raised in Elmhurst, Illinois, Doug attended and graduated from York Community High School . He then went on to...
Julia Nukaya

Julia Nukaya

Financial Aid Coordinator
Julia earned her bachelor's in Languages from UC Riverside and went on to UCLA. She has resided in Eagle Rock for 20 years and has spent much of that time volunteering and supporting the...

Britney Bagley

Financial Aid Counselor
Britney joined the team in January of 2022 and is excited to represent her alma mater in the Office of Financial Aid. Prior to returning to Occidental, she worked in the marketing and...
Bryan Steele

Bryan Steele

Financial Aid Counselor
Happy to officially join Oxy’s Office of Financial Aid in September 2021, Bryan previously temped at various departments at the college, including REHS and the Admissions.  These brief (but...

Student Interns
 

Emmaline Jeansonne '22 | Emmaline is a fourth-year student from Austin, TX. 

Alison Hwang '23 | Alison is a third-year student from San Gabriel, CA.

Aidan Kilpatrick '23 | Aidan is a third-year student from Kensington, MD.  

Lila O-Leary '24 | Lila is a second-year student from Pomona, CA.

Yenni Gonzalez Salinas '25 | Yenni is a first-year student from Nashville, TN.