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Student Success Team

Dr. Stephanie Krusemark

Dr. Stephanie Krusemark

Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs

Dr. Krusemark has more than 20 years of experience in higher education and brings with her a passion and dedication to diversity, equity, inclusion and student success. As the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, Dr. Krusemark oversees Admissions, Student Affairs, Student Success, and Health & Wellness, providing wraparound support to students throughout their time at SFBU. "I look forward to working with the faculty, staff and students to grow the university and enrich the student experience, ensuring that all feel valued and empowered and can make the most of the transformative, 21st-century education SFBU offers."
Peter Maribei

Peter Maribei

Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs

Peter has worked extensively with multicultural teams to design and facilitate transformative learning and development programs in different languages for college students and working adults in North America and Africa. Peter previously held various teaching and student affairs roles at Trinity College-Hartford, Miami University of Ohio, University of San Diego and International Leadership University in Nairobi. Peter employs appreciative inquiry and design thinking in his work and believes that a good education should not only make people good at what they do, but also at who they are. In addition to being a certified coach, Peter holds a master’s in leadership studies from the International Leadership University-Kenya and a doctorate in leadership studies from the University of San Diego.
Evelia Villa

Evelia Villa

Senior Director for Outreach and Cohort Student Services

As the Senior Director for Outreach and Cohort Student Services at SFBU, I am enthusiastically leading the recruitment for our inaugural "Startup Scholars" program cohort. Having dedicated over twenty years in the K-12 public education sector, my transition to SFBU is marked by a profound sense of privilege in guiding the academic journey of our vibrant community of young adults.
 Dr. Mariam Ghazvini

Dr. Mariam Ghazvini

Graduate Student Success Counselor

Dr. Mariam Ghazvini holds an Ed.D. degree from USC, a Master’s degree in Counseling from Santa Clara University, and a Master’s degree in Education from San Jose State University. She is a Professional Mentor, Coach, and Distinguished Toastmaster. Her favorite areas of research and teaching include Successful Approaches to Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, Management Tactics, and Human Resources Management.
 Rebecca Jimenez

Rebecca Jimenez

Student Success / Cohort Counselor

With six years of dedicated experience guiding first-time college students, Rebecca embarked on her journey as an Enrollment Counselor at SFBU in September 2023. Born and raised in the culturally rich East Bay Area, she brings a deep understanding of the local community and a passion for empowering students to pursue their academic journeys with confidence. Through personalized guidance and unwavering support, she is committed to helping students navigate the exciting transition into higher education.
Jason Sjah

Jason Sjah

Student Services Officer / Career Services

Jason Sjah is a life-long Fremont resident and uses the pronouns he/him. Jason graduated from California State University, East Bay with a B.S. in Business Administration. As a Career and Student Services Officer, implementing strategies is vital to providing support in our services to students. He enables students to attain their professional goals through career advising services and the CPT program.