About Us

Meet the Staff

Schedule an appointment with any of our staff members HERE.

Darryl Koch

Director

Education: Mathematics, BA, MA; IOE, MS

Hometown: Mitchell, SD; Ann Arbor, MI

Hobbies: After taking piano lessons throughout my school days, I enjoy “re-learning” past music I once played and finding new pieces to learn.

Favorite Quote: “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde

W. George Sprague

Assistant Director

Education: Western Michigan University- Bachelor Communication; Grand Valley State University- Masters of Education

Hometown: Lapeer, Michigan

Hobbies: Maker and Charity Cosplayer

Favorite Quote: “Always pass on what you have learned.” – Yoda

Susan Montgomery

G. Brymer Williams Collegiate Lecturer and Academic Coach

Education: BSE in Chemical Engineering from UM, Masters; PhD in Chemical Engineering from Princeton

Hometown: Lima, Peru; Ann Arbor, MI

Hobbies: Photography, cross-stitching, walking/hiking, nonograms

Favorite Quote(s):
“Perfect is the enemy of good” – Voltaire
“When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” – Maya Angelou
“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, You’re right.” – Henry Ford

Schedule an appointment HERE to discuss academic success strategies, I’d love to chat with you.

Tomika White

Title: Scholastic Standing Committee and Honor Council Administrator

Education: B.A. in Psychology, University of Michigan

Hometown: Detroit, MI

Hobbies: Crocheting, Singing, and Movie Night with my kids

Favorite Quote: “Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble, but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy” – Norman Vincent Peale 

Miesha White

Administrative Assistant Sr.

Education: B.A. in Psychology, Women’s Studies & Theatre Performance at the University of Michigan

Hometown: Detroit, MI; Ann Arbor, MI

Hobbies: Dancing Argentine Tango, eating, singing, & traveling

Favorite Quote:  “You’re allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress simultaneously” – Unknown