About Us

FinancialSmarts @ UMBC provides you with the tools necessary to make informed and effective decisions about your finances. Managing money is an important part of your daily life and we encourage you to be well versed in this important life skill that many find challenging.

Our goal is to provide you with timely and relevant resources so that you are as well-prepared to manage your budgets, bank accounts, assets, and debt as you are to master your academic pursuit.

Staff

Hannah Sadollah

Hannah Sadollah

Programs Specialist

Beyoncé Getachew 

Student Programs Assistant

Steering Committee

Yvette Mozie-Ross

Yvette Mozie-Ross

Vice Provost for Enrollment Management and Planning

Trisha Wells

Trisha Wells

Assistant Vice Provost for Administration & Finance

Colleen Lindbeck

Colleen Lindbeck

Associate Director Financial Aid and Scholarships

Andrea Cipolla

Andrea Cipolla

Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships

Peer Mentors

ZP Cornielles

ZP Cornielles

Peer Money Mentor

Sehar Zaheer

Sehar Zaheer

Peer Money Mentor