College Counseling Department

Main Line: 202-336-7131

Fax: 202-336-7132

Location: Second Floor of Forte Hall

College Counseling Coordinator

Ms. Ann Hoffman             

Ann Hoffman joins Gonzaga as a Counseling assistant for the academic year 2010-2011.  Mrs. Hoffman is a native of Maryland and a graduate of the University of Maryland. Mrs. Hoffman has enjoyed her last five years volunteering at Gonzaga as a member of the Mothers Club and in the Counseling Department. She is the mother of two children, Lauren and Scott. Lauren, (Holy Cross 2005) is a recent graduate of James Madison University and is currently working in Washington, D.C.  Scott (Gonzaga 2009) is currently at the University of Maryland. Mrs. Hoffman is looking forward to working with the students during the college application process and assisting them as they navigate through this exciting time in their lives.

Director of College Counseling

Mr. Eli Clarke, MSW

Mr. Clarke has been at Gonzaga since the fall of 2000. A native of California, he graduated from another Jesuit high school (Bellarmine College Preparatory School in San Jose) and earned a BA in Communication from Loyola University New Orleans. He worked in the admission office at Loyola from 1992 till 2000. While at Gonzaga, Mr. Clarke earned his MSW from The Catholic University of America in 2007. In addition to college counseling, Mr. Clarke served in 2006 as the President of the Jesuit High School College Counseling Association. He has also spoken at national and regional conferences, been interviewed for Newsweek, The Washington Post, and The Chronicle of Higher Education and also served on the college counseling advisory boards at Georgia Institute of Technology from 2006-2007 and currently with Miami University of Ohio.

Assistant Director of College Counseling

Ms. Kellie Stewart, M. Ed                        202-336-7136 

Ms. Stewart is thrilled to join the Gonzaga community as part of the college counseling team. A native of Indianapolis, Indiana, she earned a BA in Journalism and Religious Studies, and a M.Ed. in Counseling both from Indiana University - Bloomington. She has worked as a high school and college counselor, as well as a Director of school and college counseling during the past 17 years. She has held various leadership roles with the Indiana Association for College Admission Counseling including serving as President from 2010-2011. Ms. Stewart has presented at state, regional and national conferences, and served on the College Board Midwest Regional Council.  She has been a member of the college counseling advisory boards at Butler University and IUPUI, and currently with Marist College. Ms. Stewart is currently serving as the Communication Committee Chair for the National Association for College Admission Counseling until 2016.


Assistant Director of College Counseling

Mr. James Moynihan, M.A.                             202-336-7140

Mr. Moynihan joined the College Counseling Department in January of 2013.  Originally from North Attleboro Massachusetts, he did a Post-Graduate year at Suffield Academy in Connecticut before attending the University of Mary Washington (UMW).  After earning a B.A. in Music Performance, Mr. Moynihan served as an Admission Counselor at both UMW and Loyola University Maryland.  Most recently Mr. Moynihan worked as an Assistant Director of Admission at George Mason University where he also completed an M.A. in Higher Education Administration.  Mr. Moynihan also serves as the Junior Varsity baseball coach.