Warrior Success Center
314 Maxwell Hall
Dr. Barbara Oertel
In addition to her role as Warrior Success Center
Director, Barbara is currently serving as Interim
Vice President for Enrollment Services.
Front Desk Supervisor
Tammy provides support of the Warrior Success Center
front reception desk area. She works with the Graduate
Career Information Specialist
Rita works at the reception desk in Tutoring
Services and assists students with their
Alternative Media Specialist
Ramona provides alternate format textbooks
and technology assistance for
students with disabilities.
Jean works with the new student registrations,
orientation, placement testing and undecided
advising. She also processes academic
warnings and appeals for students not in
good academic standing.
Our GA assists and advises undeclared students
with registration, academic standing and major
exploration. She/he also prepares and makes
presentations in these same areas.
Toni's primary responsibility is the Career
Services Website and the EZlink Job
Search site. She works directly with our
staff, our students and our employers to
keep our sites and information up-to-date.
Trent Dernbach, M.S.
Student Success & Career Advisor - Rochester
Trent provides career advising, general
academic advising, and advising for
Individualized Studies to current
students on the WSU-Rochester campus.
Trent also serves as the liaison to other services provided by
the Warrior Success Center and acts as the lead for student activities and leadership development.
Nancy Dumke, M.S.A.
Associate Director for Access Services
As the Associate Director, Nancy oversees Access
Services programming and operations. Access
Services provides academic support to students
with disabilities as they transition into the university.
Our Career GA facilitates a Work-Study Experience Group
that focuses on career development and how to market
transferable skills into the professional workplace.
This is achieved through workshops on resume
and cover letter writing, major and career exploration,
and other areas.
DeAnna Goddard, M.S.
Associate Director for Career Services
DeAnna supports students with all aspects
of career development, with expertise in
graduate school advising. She is a certified
pre-law advisor, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
and Strong Interest Inventory consultant.
Office Manager, Access Services
Deb assists the students in the registration
process for Access Services. She also
manages the day-to-day operations,
including supervising student workers.
Graduate Assistant, Access Services
Justin provides intake appointments for
students registering with Access Services
and also proctors exams.
Graduate Assistant, Career Services
Our Career GA supervises the resume-cart located
in Lower Hyphen and meets with students
who would like to improve their resume and
cover letter writing skills. She/he also serves
students who are interested in career and major exploration.
Amy Meyer, M.S.
Academic and Career Advisor
Amy provides academic and career support to
students as they transition into the university,
navigate their educational journeys, and launch
their careers. In her role she assists undeclared students,
students in transition, students at risk academically, and
students seeking employment, with a goal of helping
students achieve their highest potential.
Events Coordinator / Employer Relations
Lindsey is responsible for the management,
implementation, and oversight of Career
Services special events. She also serves as
the Employer Relations Manager with the
responsibility of connecting employers and
organizations with WSU students.
Darcie Mueller, B.A, M.E.P.D.
Darcie's primary role is to provide academic advising to
undecided, underrepresented students. She is an advisor
for the First-Gen Warrior student club and also teaches
various student support courses.
Charlie Opatz, M.S.
Academic and Career Advisor / College of Business Liaison
Charlie's responsibilities include coordinating
College of Business programs, Employer Q &
A Days and the Winona Career Connections
LinkedIn page. He also helps students navigate their
transition to - through - and beyond WSU by providing
individual academic advising and career counseling and assessment services.
Graduate Assistant, Access Services
Our graduate assistant provides intake appointments for
students applying for Access Services
and proctors exams.
Jillian Quandt, M.A.
Associate Director, Tutoring Services
Jill coordinates the Tutoring and Supplement
to Instruction (s2i) programs. She also
advises undeclared students and helps students
with study skills and time management.
Sheila provides support of the Warrior Success Center
front reception desk area.
Support Staff, Tutoring Services
Naomi assists students to find tutors
and is located in Library 220.
Wayne provides academic advising to
undecided, underrepresented students.