Meet the Team

We welcome anyone interested in NYUSPS to contact our Admissions team so we can get you started on the next steps of your academic journey. We gladly schedule appointments Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Please contact us by phone or email to schedule your appointment.

Phone: 212-998-7100


Instagram: @nyuspsadmissions

Cynthia Pérez

Director of Admissions

Ashley Sinha

Associate Director of Admissions

Matt Latessa

Assistant Director of Admissions

Adrienne Gutierrez

Admissions Officer

As a first-generation college and law school graduate, Adrienne strongly believes in education equity and is passionate about opening doors to the world of higher education for folks from all walks of life. She is excited to be a part of the SPS team where accessibility is a top priority and the individuality of our applicants is celebrated. In her spare time she enjoys baking and trying new recipes, an afternoon at any one of the incredible museums New York City has to offer, and watching movies with a big bowl of popcorn.

Lindsey O'Reilly

Admissions Officer

Lindsey is passionate about creating opportunities for all students to fulfill their academic and professional goals. She obtained a BA in Communication from University of Colorado and completed a Graduate Certification in Academic Advising from Angelo State University. Outside of work, Lindsey enjoys reading mystery novels and exploring local coffee shops.

Stevens Ruiz

Admissions Officer

Stevens is dedicated to doing all they can to help applicants feel ready & assured in themselves. Stevens strives to continue NYUSPS' goals in giving all applicants the equity and accessibility they would need to continue to pursue their academic and professional career. Outside of work, Stevens is a Group Fitness Trainer and is passionate about physical wellness, comedy, and watching anime.

Sherril Walker-Ward

Admissions Officer

Sherril is as passionate about helping applicants through the admissions process as she is about knitting and spending time with her family.