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William Kellaris
Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management

Mr. Kellaris began at the College as Director of Financial Aid in December 2009.  He took on his current role as Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management in August of 2010. In his current position, Bill provides leadership to the Admissions and Financial Aid offices and serves on the Executive Cabinet.

Mr. Kellaris brings to his role nearly four decades of experience in Christian higher education, having served at Cornerstone University, Bryan College, Liberty University, and Philadelphia Biblical University before coming to Patrick Henry College. He has held a wide range of senior-level positions, including Registrar and Director of Financial Aid, Director of Student Affairs, Director of Alumni and Church Relations, Dean of Enrollment Management, and Director of Admissions and Alumni Relations.



Christine Guenard
Associate Director of Financial Aid

Mrs. Guenard has been in her role with the Financial Aid Office since December of 2010. As the Associate Director, she manages and implements the Financial Aid program at PHC.

Chris has over 25 years of experience in finance and business administration, most recently serving as the Business Manager of a private Christian K-12 school and Treasurer of her church in Massachusetts. She has a B.S. in Finance and Investments from Babson College, and currently volunteers with Tree of Life Ministries as the Director of Financial Coaching in Purcellville, VA. She and her family reside in Lovettsville.


Aaron Kamakawiwoole
Assistant Director of Admissions

Aaron graduated from Patrick Henry College in May, 2011 with a degree in Government and began his work in admissions in August of 2011.  He was the captain of the PHC moot court travel team during his senior year, and served as a student supervisor with Patrick Henry College Facilities.  He enjoys reading, hiking, running, anything involving a powerdrill, and caring for local horses.



Ardee Coolidge
Admissions Counselor

Ardee is a 2012 Patrick Henry College graduate, and he was inspired to join the admissions team after being heavily involved in the Student Ambassador program while still a student. He is well known among prospective students as a welcoming face to those who have visited campus. Ardee also was an active member of the PHC Moot Court and Mock Trial teams, winning several regional tournaments, and he enjoys public speaking and debate. 


Tait Deems
Admissions Counselor

Tait completed full-time studies at Patrick Henry College in the spring of 2013 toward a degree in Government in the Political Theory track. Tait participated in the various forensics programs, most particularly the Moot Court team. He was also active in the music scene on campus, organizing and performing in on campus concerts and coffee shop performances, as well as participating in the Chapel Guild. When not working, Tait loves relaxing with his friends around good food and good music.


Andrew Lonon
Admissions Counselor

Andrew graduated from Patrick Henry College in the spring of 2013 with a degree in Classical Liberal Arts. During his four years at PHC, Andrew participated heavily in Eden Troupe, played soccer, and sang with the Chorale. When he’s not busy traveling or talking to prospective students, you can probably find Andrew reading a good book or going on long runs through Virginia’s rolling hills.

Joyce Haak
Office Manager

Mrs. Haak came to the Office of Admissions in August 2013 with over ten years of varied office experience and a BA in Social Work from Oral Roberts University. She also works part time for Care Net, a non-profit pro-life organization. A D.C. native, she lives in nearby Round Hill with her husband and three daughters. When not at work she can often be found on the volleyball court, either coaching or cheering on her girls.