Marilena Botoulas joined Columbia Business School in 2005 as the Director of Financial Aid and is now Assistant Dean. Her responsibilities include overseeing financial aid counseling and processing for students in the school’s full time, Executive MBA and MS programs. Prior to her current position, Marilena was the Associate Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business and a Fund Accountant for the asset management company Lord, Abbett, & Co. Over the last 15 years, she has also held several NYC Executive Committee positions for the not-for-profit, Minds Matter of NYC, Inc. Marilena received her B.S. in Finance from St. John’s University, her M.A. in School Counseling from New York University and her Executive MBA at Columbia Business School.