Advising Team

Meet Your SPS Academic Advisors


Kelly Wilson headshot photo

Kelly Wilson

Academic Advisor I

Kelly Wilson was born and raised in the San Antonio, Texas area and is an Incarnate Word High School alumna. She graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology in 2009 and from the University of Houston with a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration in 2014. Kelly is an Academic Advisor I at the Northwest Center and assists new students from initial registration. She loves traveling, being outdoors, coffee dates, 90’s music, and spending time with her husband and son. She looks forward to helping each and every one of her students through to graduation.

Kelly can be reached at mobley@uiwtx.edu or (210) 829-2766.


Christina Rollison headshot photoChristina Rollison

Academic Advisor II

Christina Rollison is from San Antonio, Texas and has been part of the Incarnate Word family since high school. Graduating from Incarnate Word High School and then as an adult earning a Bachelor of Fine Art focusing on Photography at the traditional campus. She then completed a Master of Applied Administration online with the School of Professional Studies. She works as artist outside of the office with painting, sculpture, printing, and photography.

Christina can be reached at rollison@uiwtx.edu or (210) 805-3080.


Melissa Flores headshot photoMelissa A. Flores

Academic Advisor

Melissa A. Flores is an alumna of the University of the Incarnate Word, earning a Master of Arts in Administration degree as well as a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design degree. Melissa serves as an Academic Advisor for the School of Professional Studies, Alamo Heights Center. She works with adult students pursuing their undergraduate and/or graduate degrees.

Melissa can be reached at msifuen1@uiwtx.edu or (210) 805-3083.


Valerie Vargas headshot photoValerie Vargas

Academic Advisor II

Valerie received her BA in Human Resources from the University of the Incarnate Word, as well as a Master of Arts in Administration, and a certificate in Religious Studies. She has been advising for the School of Professional Studies for almost 10 years. She believes education should be available to all who seek it, no matter their age. Valerie is a wife and a mother of four, and enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Valerie can be reached at vjramos@uiwtx.edu or (210) 805-3043.


Mary Banfield headshot photoMary Banfield

Academic Advisor I

Mary received her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Saint Leo University, and Master of Science in Organizational Development and Leadership from the University of The Incarnate Word. She is an Academic Advisor in the School of Professional Studies. She believes education is the gateway for the future, for tomorrow belongs to all who prepare for it today.

Mary can be reached at mbanfiel@uiwtx.edu or (210) 283-6372.


Jacquline Gonzalez headshot photoJacqueline Gonzales

Academic Advisor I

Jacqueline Gonzales is an Academic Advisor within the School of Professional Studies. She received a Bachelor of Arts in English with emphasis in both Creative and Professional writing from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2008. Jacqueline also obtained a Master in Library Science in 2018 from Texas Woman’s University. In addition to advising, Jacqueline is also a Children’s Librarian with the San Antonio Public Library System. She not only enjoys assisting students but loves ensuring they receive the proper support and guidance through their academic career.

Jacqueline can be reached at jaarias@uiwtx.edu or (210) 829-2767.


Adriana Gutierrez headshot photoAdriana Gutierrez

Student Enrollment Specialist

Adriana Gutierrez is our Student Enrollment Specialist in the School of Professional Studies. Adriana received her Bachelor in Business Administration in 2014 and her Master of Science in Organizational Development and Leadership in 2019 from UIW. She is the first point of contact for all new online and in-class students. Adriana welcomes all of our Cardinals and assists with their first registration.

Adriana can be reached at adgutier@uiwtx.edu or (210) 829-2769.


Robert Barcley headshot photoRobert Barclay

Academic Advisor for Military Programs

Robert Barclay is an Academic Advisor Military Programs at the School of Professional Studies. He is a Veteran of both the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army; he holds a Bachelor of Science - Management, a Bachelor of Science Business Administration-Accounting and a Master of Business Administration. He has served in various roles in higher education for approximately twenty years and sincerely enjoys the opportunity he has been given to assist students in achieving their academic goals.

Robert can be reached at rbarclay@uiwtx.edu or (210) 805-3602.


Priscilla Johnson headshot photoPriscilla Johnson

Academic Advisor, Corpus Christi Center

Priscilla is the Advisor for Corpus Christi and the South Texas Coastal Bend area for the School of Professional Studies. She received her BBA Information Systems in 2003 and her MBA in 2006 from the University of the Incarnate Word. She has been working for the University of the Incarnate Word in Corpus Christi as the processor and student support for 20 years and has been the admissions counselor and academic advisor as well for 15 years. Priscilla welcomes and assists all those interested to pursue the ability to achieve their dreams through education.

Priscilla can be reached at johnsonp@uiwtx.edu or (361) 888-5445.