Meet our Staff

Amanda Galban

Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid

Amanda began her career in financial aid at MCPHS University, in the summer of 2009 and served the MCP community for four years. During that time she expanded her knowledge of all things financial aid. Since joining Simmons in November 2013, she has worked as liaison to various offices around campus and currently manages the federal loan process. Amanda holds a Bachelor of Arts in Japanese from Bates College in Maine and is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration at the Simmons School of Management. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys pottery, gaming, and driving her 5-speed Mazda2 through the scenic northeast.

Stephen Pusateri

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Steve started his financial aid career at South University as a Finance Counselor in 2010.  After three years, he transitioned into the role of Compliance Specialist overseeing student-facing employees in admissions, financial aid, and academics for South and its two online sister schools.  He relocated to Boston and began working with Simmons College at the end of 2016.  He graduated magna cum laude from The University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature and is currently working on his MFA in the Children’s Literature Program here at Simmons.  Outside of work, Steve enjoys reading, writing, watching Studio Ghibli movies, hiking, and listening to rocksteady music.