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Meet Your SPS Advisors

Portrait of Kelly Wilson Kelly Wilson

Academic Advisor I, SPS

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) 829-2721.


Portrait of Christina Rollison

Christina Rollison

Academic Advisor II, SPS

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.


Portrait of Melissa Flores

Melissa A. Flores

Academic Advisor, SPS

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.


Portrait of Valerie Vargas Valerie Vargas

Academic Advisor II, SPS

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 SPS Academic Advisor

Mary Banfield

Academic Advisor I, SPS

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 prepares for it today.

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


Portrait of Jackie Gonzales

Jacqueline Gonzales

Academic Advisor I, SPS

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 Portrait Headshot Adriana Gutierrez

Student Enrollment Specialist, SPS

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 & 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.


Portrait of Robert Barclay Robert Barclay

Academic Advisor for Military Programs, SPS

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 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.


Portrait of Priscilla Johnson Priscilla Johnson

Academic Advisor, Corpus Christi Center, SPS

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.