Meet the Student Staff

Peer Advisors are your first point of contact with Career and Professional Development. Meet with us early and often!

Stop by Von der Ahe 135 anytime Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to speak with a Peer Advisor for 15 minutes on topics such as internships, job searches, resumes, cover letters, CPD Events, and more.


Peer Advisors‌

Anna Mattia - Student Director, Marketing & Communications

Class Year: 2018
Major: Film and Television Production
Minor: Business Administration
Hometown: Porter Ranch, CA

Tony Nguyen - Student Director, Operations

Class Year: 2018
Major: Electrical Engineering with Computer Engineering emphasis
Minor: Computer Science
Hometown: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Winston Chang - Student Director, Career Readiness

Class Year: 2018
Major: Accounting and Marketing
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii

Danico Pidlaoan

Class Year: 2019
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: South San Francisco, CA

Gary Shamoyan

Class Year: 2019
Major: M.A. in Higher Education Administration
Hometown: North Hollywood, CA

Hayato Hori

Class Year: 2018
Major: Entrepreneurship
Minor: Computer Science
Hometown: Yokohama, Japan

Jessica Purnell

Class Year: 2018
Major: Finance and Accounting
Hometown: Orange County, CA

Kellie Miller

Class Year: 2019
Major: Communications
Minor: Journalism
Hometown: Bainbridge Island, Washington

Lina Nguyen

Class Year: 2020
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Palos Verdes, CA

Maliyah Cullars

Class Year: 2019
Major: Finance and Accounting
Hometown: San Diego, CA

Matthew Carraher

Class Year: 2018
Major: English and Philosophy
Hometown: Pittsburg, CA

Max Williams

Class Year: 2019
Major: Computer Science
Minor: Mathematics
Hometown: La Canada Flintridge, CA

Michael Dea

Class Year: 2018
Major: Biology
Hometown: Daly City, CA

Michelle Rincon

Class Year: 2019
Major: Psychology
Hometown: El Segundo, CA

Mikala Vassallo

Class Year: 2019
Major: Finance
Hometown: Simi Valley, CA

Natalia Dibbern

Class Year: 2018
Major: Civil Engineering and Applied Mathematics
Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Tallie Spencer

Class Year: 2018
Major: Communication Studies
Minor: Journalism
Hometown: Harbor City, CA

Tanner Chu

Class Year: 2019
Major: Economics
Hometown: Woodside, CA