Mackenzie Buxcel, Director
Education: B.A. in Sociology, Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Nebraska Omaha
Hometown: Watertown, SD
Personal: Enjoys scrap booking, biking, camping, crocheting, music, jet skiing, the Old Market, and attending concerts.
Favorite Places: Jesuit Gardens on campus and the Qwest Center Omaha for attending events like concerts and Creighton basketball.
Recruitment Territory: Alaska, Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming
Advice to Students: "Explore and be able to articulate why you are passionate about a career in the health professions. Ask questions and utilize the Admission Office for assistance or clarity."
Lindsay Johnson, Assistant Director
Education: B.A. in Sociology/Anthropology from Truman State
Hometown: Omaha, NE
Personal: Enjoys crocheting, movies, volunteering, and time with family. Lifetime member of Alpha Phi Omega (service fraternity).
Favorite Places: Skutt Student Center on campus during lunchtime and the Old Market in Omaha for dining or the farmers' market.
Recruitment Territory: Idaho, Missouri, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington
Advice to Students: "Never be afraid to ask questions. Live your life in service to others - the greatest gift you have to give is the gift of your time. Do not settle for anything less than extraordinary."
David Belieu, Admission Counselor
Education: B.S. in Business Administration and M.A. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Hometown: Sidney, Nebraska
Personal: Enjoys spending time with family and friends at the lake during summer, football and baseball, traveling and WWII history.
Favorite Places: St. John’s Church on campus and TD AMERITRADE Park in Omaha (home to the Blue Jay Men’s Baseball team and the NCAA College World Series).
Recruitment Territory: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas
Advice to Students: "Build on the relationships that you establish while at Creighton. Most of the time, you will find that problems don’t seem so tough when you have someone to work through them with."
Shane Bumsted, Admission Counselor
Education: B.S. Elementary Education UNO
Hometown: Villisca, IA
Personal: Enjoys any outdoor activity, especially cycling. Shane is a craft beer enthusiast that is very interested in the growth of the industry.
Favorite Places: Student Center at Lunch on campus and Lobby of the Durham Western Heritage Museum in Omaha
Recruitment Territory: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Advice to Students: Study hard, but don’t forget to play…this IS college!
Elaine Eastep, Data Coordinator
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Nebraska
Hobbies: Enjoys Knitting, Crochet, Tatting, Quilting, and Sewing. Also enjoys spending time with her grandchildren.
Favorite Places: The mountains of Colorado and the beaches of Florida.
Why Elaine Likes Working at Creighton: "Working with dedicated educators shaping the future of our young people makes Creighton a great place to work."
Wanda Williams, Administrative Assistant
Hometown: Miami, FL
Personal: Enjoys spending time with her three grandchildren.
Hobbies: Wanda is a "camera bug." She loves capturing pictures of special moments, events, and the wonderful people in her life.
Favorite Places: Joslyn Museum, Joslyn Castle, Lauritzen Gardens
Favorite Music: Jazz, Soft Rock, and Country
Why Wanda Likes Working at Creighton: "I truly enjoy the genuine caring and support that connects and bonds our Creighton family and community. Our Creighton students make each day a wonderful experience for me."