Team

  • Michelle Jay Head of Finance
    It takes a while before struggling musicians can become spendthrift Grammy-winners. Until then, there’s Michelle Jay, who oversees the school’s finances and advises students through their financial queries.
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    Michelle Jay
    DIME Group Head Of Finance
  • Guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and alt-rock aficionado, Elise displays the exact balance of humility, professionalism, and talent that DIME students should aspire to, making her the ideal Student Liaison.
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    Elise McCoy
    DIME Group Head of Recruitment and Admissions
  • Jess Hamlin Learner Experience Administrator
    Jess is the mastermind behind the student experience for both DIME ONLINE and DIME DETROIT. Jess works with students by offering one-to-one pastoral support on assessment, exams, and progression.
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    Jess Hamlin
    DIME Group General Manager and Head of Student Services
  • Karl Middleton
    Trading in his zeds for z's, Karl has left his seaside dwelling of Brighton, England, for the soulful streets of Detroit, MI.
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    Karl Middleton
    Head Of Institute
  • Helen Angove Head Of Learner Experience
    A performing arts educator with more than twenty years experience, Helen specializes in higher education and vocational training and her passion for music brought her to DIME.
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    Helen Angove
    DIME Group Head of Development and Partnerships
  • Hailing from the shores of Lake Michigan, Allye Gaietto has traded in sand dunes for cityscapes in the Motor City.
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    Allye Gaietto
    Student Services Coordinator
  • DeAnna Johnson Vocals
    As the MSU Denver Campus Manager for DIME Detroit, Deanna will be the connection point for our students and faculty at the downtown Detroit campus to our accrediting university in Colorado.
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    Deanna Johnson
    MSU Denver Campus Manager
  • Neal Cortright-Head of Facilities Neal Cortright, better known as Straycat, is a recent graduate of Ferris States Music Industry Management program. Straycat has been here since the beginning days of DIME as one of the first interns at the pop-up! He has played drums all of his life and loves to get down with some funky grooves.  Not only does...
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    Neal Cortright
    Head of Facilities
  • Aron Bell - Recruitment and Admissions Assistant A lover of all things art, food, and Beyoncé; Aron is the Recruitment and Admissions Assistant by day and Singer-Songwriter, Lleb, by night. He’s been flexing his musical muscle since childhood and even studied classical voice at the undergraduate level at Western Michigan University. Though his heart lies with performing contemporary music he...
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    Aron Bell
    Recruitment and Admissions Coordinator
  •   Jan Willcoxon-Finance Coordinator Bring out your calculator! Jan comes to DIME Detroit with over 15 years in experience in Business Operations and Accounting.  Hailing from Saint Clair Shores, Michigan, Jan has the tools, charts, and statics to effectively create & institute financial policies and procedures for DIME Detroit! When she's not keeping the books here at DIME, Jan enjoys listening...
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    Jan Willcoxon
    Finance Coordinator