Meet the On Your Marq Staff

Each On Your Marq student is supported in a variety of ways. Graduate coaches provide OYM students with targeted support in the areas of executive functioning, academic skills, and social and professional navigation. OYM students also work with an undergraduate peer mentor to assist in the successful transition to college social life.

Meet our staff for the 2019-2020 year!

On Your Marq Director

Emily RaclawEmily Raclaw, MS, LPC 

Emily is honored to be the director of On Your Marq. She is a lifelong Milwaukee resident and brings over 10 years of disability in education expertise to the program. She has presented at several conferences and trained other college success programs on the topics of disability as diversity, neurodiversity, and programming.  

Prior to coming to Marquette, Emily has taught high school special education, worked as a vocational rehabilitation counselor, and coordinated a college success program for students with disabilities. She is an expert in program creation and development, as well as a disability advocate and professional. She is also a licensed professional counselor and utilizes those skills to ensure On Your Marq considers the whole student.  

Outside of work she spends time with her son and husband. She is a Disneyphile and loves to travel.  

She is excited to serve On Your Marq students and staff, coming alongside them in their individual journeys. 

Graduate Coaches

Elyse Adler

Elyse Adler 

Program: Clinical Psychology Ph.D.

Undergraduate Institution: Haverford College 

Undergraduate Degree: Psychology with minors in Fine Arts & History of Art 

Fun Fact: She played lacrosse in college!



Chris Due

Chris Due

Program: Masters of Business Administration as a Trinity Fellow  

Undergraduate Institution: Xavier University 

Undergraduate Degree: Business Administration 

Fun Fact: He loves hiking, biking, fishing, and just about any activity that gets him out into nature!

Mackenzie Heinen

Mackenzie Heinen 

Program: Speech-Language Pathology 

Undergraduate Institution: Concordia University Wisconsin 

Undergraduate Degree: Communication Sciences and Disorders 

Fun Fact: She loves to travel! 


 
Rachel Stanley

Rachel Stanley 

Program: Clinical Psychology Ph.D. 

Undergraduate Institution: Ripon College 

Undergraduate Degree: Psychology & Disability Justice 

Fun Fact: She enjoys knitting! 



Peer Mentors

 Keelyn Gross

Keelyn Gross 

Major: Biomedical Sciences – Physical Therapy 

Fun Fact: Manatees are her favorite animal! 

 

 


Cate Payan

 

Cate Payan 

Major: Speech-Language Pathology

Fun Fact: Cate was homeschooled through seventh grade!

 

 


Britney Roman

 

Britney Roman 

Major: Speech-Language Pathology

Fun Fact: Britney won multiple spelling bees in both English and Spanish between fourth and eighth grade!

 
 

Claire Sexton

 

Claire Sexton 

Major: Psychology 

Fun Fact: She loves photography! 

 



Sophia Uhlarik

 

Sophia Uhlarik 

Major: Psychology 

Fun Fact: She is a third generation Marquette student!

 

 

 

Planning Team

Mary Carlson

Mary Carlson, Ph.D.

Discipline: Clinical Associate Professor in Education

Fun Fact: She prides herself on having dissected a human brain. 


Wendy Krueger

 

Wendy Krueger, Ph.D. 

Discipline: Clinical Associate Professor in Speech-Language Pathology

Fun Fact: She was a Twist (dance) champion!

 


Amy Van Hecke

Amy Vaughan Van Hecke, Ph.D.

Discipline: Associate Professor of Psychology

Fun Fact: Dr. Van Hecke was Vice President of the Croquet Team while an undergrad at Smith College.