Our admissions counselors are excited to connect with you! Use this page to find the counselor for your region. We encourage you to email your counselor to introduce yourself and ask questions.


Anthony T. Berry

Director of Admissions
International Territory: United World Colleges
U.S. Territory: North Carolina, and South Carolina
Fun Facts: Anthony’s favorite food is everything from the South—except liver pudding—and his first concert was The Fugees.

Isthier Chaudhury

Senior Associate Director of International Admissions 
International Territory: All other international territories
U.S. Territory: New York (Western NY, Southern Tier West, Finger Lakes Region)

Fun Facts: Isthier’s most prominent pursuits are Chinese, chess, and cycling, but he’s always looking for something new to try.

Emanuel Cruz

Admissions Counselor
U.S. Territory: Massachusetts (Central MA: Worcester County, South Shore: Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Nantucket, Plymouth Counties), New Hampshire, New York (Central NY, Adirondacks Region, Capital Region, Hudson Valley), Rhode Island, Tennessee (Memphis, Nashville, and Davidson), and Texas (Austin, Central Texas, Waco, Temple, Killeen, East Texas, Beaumont, Port Arther, Gulf Coast, Wharton, Victoria, South Texas Valley, Brazos, Trinity Valley, Del Rio, Uvalde, Bexar, City of San Antonio)
Fun Facts: Emanuel (who also goes by “Manny”) is a theatre enthusiast and music lover, having had the opportunity to tour Austria and Italy with the UConn Concert Choir in 2018. In his spare time he is an avid Minecraft player and loves cooking up a storm in the kitchen.

Emma Daszkiewicz

Admissions Counselor
International Territory: Asia (Central & Southeast), Central America, Mexico, South America, and Sub-Saharan Africa,
U.S. Territory: Alaska, California (Northern), Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey (Southern), North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming

Fun Facts: An avid baker, Emma is always looking for new recipes, especially breads, to try. Her favorite breads to make are focaccias and soda breads.

Jason Klem

Jason Klem

Senior Assistant Director of Admissions and Regional Coordinator
International Territory: Asia (South)
U.S. Territory:
Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, DC, and West Virginia
Fun Facts: Jason is a lover of cinema and stays current with new releases. He also enjoys running, biking, and hiking in his free time.

Jennifer Loscialpo

Assistant Director of Admissions
U.S. Territory: Connecticut (Litchfield, Middlesex, New London, Tolland, Windham Counties) and New York (Rockland and Westchester Counties)
Fun Facts: Jen loves to travel, read, and listen to music. Her favorite trips have taken her to the homes of Charles Dickens in England and Mozart and Beethoven in Austria.

Emily Petersell

Associate Director of Admissions
U.S. Territory: Arizona, California (Southern), Connecticut (Fairfield and New Haven Counties), Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah
Fun Facts: Emily (also known by her nickname “Pete”) loves pizza and hiking, and over her lifetime she has trained in more than 10 different styles of dance.

Laura Silverman

Senior Assistant Director of  Admissions
U.S. Territory: Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts (Western MA: Berkshire, Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden Counties), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, and Ohio
Fun Facts: Laura loves to play volleyball and competed for her college during her undergraduate years. She is also an avid music lover and has been to over 100 concerts in her lifetime. Top shows have been the Decemberists, Guster, and Michael Kiwanuka.

Kyle Smith 05

Senior Associate Director of  Admissions
U.S. Territory: Connecticut (Hartford County)
Fun Facts: Kyle married his college sweetheart from Trinity and has a knack for cooking.

Shayna Thomas

Admissions Counselor
U.S. Territory: Colorado and New York (Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island)
Fun Facts: One of Shayna’s goals is to overcome her cat allergy and fulfill her lifelong aspiration of becoming a cat owner. She also once published a poetry ebook under a pseudonym (don’t ask, she won’t tell what it is).

Allyson Umali

Senior Assistant Director of  Admissions
U.S. Territory: Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts (Greater Boston: Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Suffolk Counties), and Tennessee (Chattanooga and Knoxville)
Fun Facts: Allyson has never attended an American football game because she never went to a school that had a football team. She instead played women’s club rugby in college, and that is how she met her fiancé.

Day Whaley

Day Whaley ’20

Admissions Counselor
U.S. Territory: Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, New Jersey (Northern and Central), and New York (Bronx, Long Island, Queens), Oklahoma, and Texas (Amarillo, Panhandle, South Plains, El Paso, Midland, Odessa, Trans Pecos, Abilene, San Angelo, Red River Area, Northwest Houston, Conroe School District, Southwest Houston Metro Area, City of Houston (East), Galveston and East Harris County, City of Dallas, City of Fort Worth, Irving, Arlington, Grand Prairie, Dallas County, Collin and Rockwall County, West of Dallas/Ft.Worth Metroplex)
Fun Facts: One of Day’s favorite hobbies is writing calligraphy, and she makes her own digital calligraphy designs.


Trinity College Admissions Office

300 Summit Street
Hartford, CT 06106
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.