Board of Advisors
Dr. Kevin Bailey
Dr. Kevin Bailey has served as the Vice President of Student Affairs at the University of West Florida since 2010. He has had an extensive range of experience for over 20 years serving roles at Tulane University, Millersville University, Bowling Green State University, UNC Charlotte, and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Bailey has been a leader in the student affairs field through his active involvement in numerous Higher Ed associations including Southern Association of College Student Affairs, ACPA, and NASPA. An author, Hurricane Katrina survivor, and most importantly an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan, Bailey has remained an active member of his fraternity Kappa Alpha Psi at the local, regional, and national level.
Kristen Hadeed graduated from the University of Florida in 2010 with a degree in Finance and a minor in house cleaning. When she was a junior in college Kristen founded Student Maid™, a cleaning business that only employs students who maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher. When Kristen started the company to pay her way through school, she had no idea that her little side project would turn into a career. Kristen turned down a dream job in finance to continue growing Student Maid™, which now has two locations in Florida and more than 500 employees during peak seasons. In addition to working with her team to grow the Student Maid™ brand nationwide, Kristen launched a tech company that is developing scheduling apps to revolutionize the service industry. Kristen currently lives in Florida where she frequently guest lectures at the University of Florida. She is known for her TEDx talk “How to Retire by 20,” which has more than 1,000,000 views and she recently landed a book deal in hopes to continue spreading her message.
Karen Katz is the Chief Executive Officer of Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity and currently serves as the Professional Fraternity Association President. She has an undergraduate degree in Theatre Management from the University of Evansville and a graduate degree in College Student Personnel from Western Illinois University. Since 2000 she has been advising fraternities and sororities. Karen volunteers for Chi Omega on the National Recruitment Team and as the University of Miami Recruitment Advisor. She was the Fraternity and Sorority Life Advisor at Florida International University (FIU) for four years where she starting volunteering for numerous fraternities including Sigma Phi Epsilon. She has been a lead facilitator for the North-American Interfraternity Conference’s Undergraduate Interfraterity Institute since 2004. Karen lives in Hollywood, FL with her husband, Joseph when not traveling the world.
Monica Lee Miranda
Monica Lee Miranda received her bachelor’s in Spanish with a minor in Psychology and her master’s in Educational Administration and Policy Studies from the University at Albany. She is now in the dissertation stage of her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership at University of Rochester. Monica currently serves as the Director of the Center for Student Involvement at the University of South Florida and is the past President of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors and is a member of Omega Phi Beta sorority.
Marc Mores is a proud Cyclone having graduated from Iowa State University in 1995, and also receiving a M.Ed. from Xavier University in 2004. He currently serves James R. Favor as the Executive Vice President, running daily operations of the Denver office and serving as underwriter for their Lloyd’s of London property program. Additionally, he serves on the Board of Directors of HazingPrevention.Org and remains active with his fraternity, Phi Delta Theta in local and national volunteer capacities. Having worked for the fraternity in roles ranging from Regional Director to Associate Executive Vice President for almost a decade, he is frequently called on by his, and many other fraternal organizations, to provide educational programs at leadership conventions. Even more than a Cyclones win, Marc enjoys spending time with his wife and two beautiful daughters. But watching his team win with them – well that is just perfect.
Margarita Perez serves as the Dean of Students at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette. A native of the Crescent City, Margarita fits right in with the Ragin’ Cajuns having received her M.Ed. from the University of New Orleans and undergraduate degree from Loyola University. Margarita served 12 years at Spring Hill College in the roles of Associate Dean of Student, Assistant Vice President, and then Interim Vice President of Student Affairs. Prior to Spring Hill College, Margarita held positions in Student Life at Tulane University and Residence Life at Southeastern Louisiana University. A lover of music and all things, Louisiana, she’s not admitting that she picked her sorority, Gamma Phi Beta sorority, because of their use of the Crescent Moon, but it sure worked out nicely.
James Robilotta grew up in Sayville, NY and attended the University of North Carolina, Wilmington for undergrad. After getting a B.S. in Marine Biology he then, naturally, earned his Masters of Counselor Education: Student Affairs Practice in Higher Education from Clemson University. While there he also became a proud brother of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. James worked as a student affairs professional for over 11 years in residential life and campus activities. James is now a professional speaker and a personal coach. James has been keynoting corporate and collegiate conferences and facilitating staff retreats since 2002, and has won “Top Program” honors on state, regional, and national levels.