Meet the Team
Martha Allen joined us from Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, where she was the director of international recruitment and associate dean of admission. Prior to Swarthmore, Martha was the director of college counseling at Baldwin School in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Throughout her career, Martha has moved between admission and college counseling roles, spending time at Shady Side Academy, Oberlin College, Hamilton College, and University of Georgia. Martha brings over thirty years of experience to her role as director, and has supported thousands of families and students through the college application process with great wisdom and kindness.
Katie Bell came to Stevenson from Yale University, where she worked for 12 years. At Yale, she was director of the Yale Visiting International Student Program and deputy director of the Yale Center for International and Professional Experience, and she also read applications for the Yale College Undergraduate Admissions office. Katie organizes the east and west coast college tours, and is our College Board test coordinator.
Jon Burke joined Stevenson in July 2019 from York School in Monterey, where he was the director of college counseling. Prior to York, he was at Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton, CA for 12 years. At Sacred Heart, Jon was an associate director of college counseling, director of student athlete advising, and head girls water polo coach. Jon has helped dozens of student athletes successfully navigate the recruitment process in a wide variety of sports.