Meet Our Leadership Team


Kathleen Brown

Director of Student Employment

Kathy oversees and manages the Office of Student Employment. She has been in the field for over 25 years.




Carter Ebony Carter

Director of College of Professional Studies Financial Aid

Ebony oversees and manages the counseling team for the College of Professional Studies. Ebony began her career in Student Financial Services in 2002 working with   the full-time undergraduate population. Ebony begain her role as director in 2012.





Gregory Che

Senior Associate Director, Student Financial Services Systems

Greg is responsible for systems support, data reporting and analysis. He has worked in higher education for more than 15 years. Prior to working at SFS, Greg was an Associate Director for Student Financial Services at MIT.





Robert Hovestadt

Associate Director, Student Accounts Operations

Bob is responsible for the technical side of Student Accounts, including billing and fee assessment. He also oversees the 3rd Party billing group. Bob has worked at Northeastern University for over 30 years in various capacities mostly having to do with Student Accounts.




Anya Ilkys

Director of Student Financial Literacy

Anya leads our student financial literacy program and is responsible for our Center for Financial Independece



kollsSusan Kolls

Associate Director, Student Accounts Services

Susan supervises the Student Account representatives and manages the overall quality of customer service and responsiveness of the department. She has worked at Northeastern University for over 25 years and joined the SFS staff in December of 2011.



MacMullinAnnette MacMullin

Director of Financial Aid Operations

Annette works with the Senior Director and the leadership team to assess, recommend, update, and enhance office and university policy to best serve the students and the university. She serves as department head in department head's absence and oversees the Loan Unit staff, Processing Unit staff, and Federal/State Aid staff.



 Andrew McCarty

Director of Veteran & Military Services

Andy coordinates and manages all veteran and military related services at Northeastern. Before starting his work at the university in 2007, Andy served in the U.S. Air Force for four years with deployments to Egypt and Qatar in support of OEF/OIF operations.





Maria Morelli

Associate Director, Graduate Financial Aid

Maria provides daily management and oversight of financial aid programs for all graduate day students and supervises the graduate financial aid counselors as well as support staff. She advises and counsels full and part-time graduate students and their families on the availability of financial aid.



Laura Rancatore

Director of Student Accounts

Laura is responsible for managing all aspects of the Student Accounts area, including service, operations, and compliance. She has worked at Northeastern University for almost 25 years.





Linda Schoendorf

Director of Financial Aid, School of Law

Linda oversees the day-to-day management and operations of the financial aid office at the Northeastern University School of Law. She advises prospective, admitted, and enrolled students on the availability of financial aid.




James Slattery

Senior Director of Financial Aid

Jim is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of financial aid, including the application and awarding processes for institutional, federal, state and private funding, ensuring compliance with institutional, federal and state regulations, and delivering the highest level of student and parent financial counseling services.