After a three month search and consideration of scores of candidates, Chaminade Julienne has concluded its search for a new director of admission by naming Brandon Meyer to the position.
“Brandon exhibits the combination of humility, competitiveness, creativity, and focus we hoped to find,” said Dan Meixner ‘84, CJ’s president. “He is faith-filled, goal-oriented, data-driven, open, and friendly — and we believe that he is an outstanding person to introduce prospective students and their families to the CJ community.”
A native of Defiance, Ohio, Meyer graduated from the University of Dayton in 2011 and earned his masters degree in college student personnel from Western Illinois University in 2013.
Meyer shared that while he was mostly recently in Illinois, it was always his family’s goal to return to the area,
“Returning to Dayton means coming back home for our family,” Meyer said.
Meyer’s wife, LeeAnn, was recently hired as the director of Marianist programming for the University of Dayton, and while visiting Dayton, Meyer was made aware of the job at CJ.
“The Holy Spirit works in great ways,” Meyer smiled.
Meyer served five years as the admissions representative and regional director of admissions for Monmouth College in central Illinois. As regional director, he was responsible for recruiting students from the greater Chicago area.
In addition to his passion for admissions, Meyer has a love for music. He participated in the music ministry program at UD and is still active musically, both vocally and as a pianist.
Meyer and his wife have two sons, ages 3 and 1. The couple is also active as Lay Marianists.
“Our first community supported us during our undergraduate years at UD and my wife has remained connected with the Marianists and the lay Marianist network,” Meyer shared. “Her involvement helped her discover the new position at UD. We also attended the Marianist Lay Assembly that was held at UD last July.”
Meyer will begin at CJ on March 5.
Posted February 12, 2018