Staff Directory

Xavier Hill

Advising Specialist 

Xavier was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina. He graduated from Newberry College with a Bachelor's degree in psychology with a minor in business administration as a student-athlete on the basketball team. He is currently pursuing his Master's degree in clinical mental health counseling here at Stetson. Xavier describes himself as an active listener that is willing to do whatever he can to help in any situation and strives to be an ally for diverse cultures and communities. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with friends, playing pick-up basketball or doing anything outdoors. Xavier is grateful to have the opportunity to work with the students here at Stetson and looks forward to what the future holds.

James Oltorik

James Oltorik

Academic Success Specialist

James graduated from Jacksonville University with a Bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in finance and he is currently pursuing his MBA here at Stetson. As an Academic Success Specialist, he meets with students and provides them with the resources they need to be successful academically through Success Coaching. James is a leader who can be described as a team player and someone who enjoys helping others. He is passionate about fishing, hunting and the outdoors, and he believes you can achieve anything with enough hard work and determination.

Jeremiah Nails

Jeremiah Nails

Athletic Academic Specialist

Jeremiah recently graduated from Stetson University with a Bachelor's degree in sport business and he is currently pursuing his MBA here at Stetson. Jeremiah came to Stetson for academics and to continue his career as a collegiate football player. As the Athletics Academic Specialist, he pairs students with tutors/success specialists and provides them with the resources they need to be successful academically through tutoring and success coaching. Jeremiah is a selfless leader who prioritizes the needs of others and keeping them laughing. He is passionate about football, basketball and video games. He encourages students to make the best out of every opportunity that they get because you never know when you will get another one.

Kaarirose Engel

Karirose Engel

Accessibility Specialist

Karirose started her academic career at Stetson University completing her Bachelor degree of Business, majoring in Business Systems and Analytics. She is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Business Administration. As an accessibility specialist, she is responsible for providing support services for students with disabilities/learning barriers who are registered with Accessibility Services. She enjoys helping students have a "level playing field" in the classroom to ensure the best chance of success in each student's academic endeavors as well as their future careers. Karirose is also a current student-athlete who is a part of the Rowing Team at Stetson. She is a very passionate individual in all that she does including her jobs, school, and athletics. In her free time, she enjoys CrossFit, eating, powerlifting, reading, playing soccer, hiking and spending high quality time with family and friends.