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Meet Your Admissions Advisor

We understand that taking the first steps in your higher education can be complicated. That’s why we’re here to help. Our admissions advisors work with you to make the admissions process easier. For admissions questions, please feel free to contact us via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone +1 (703) 591-7042 (press 2).

Alex  J. Luketa

Alex J. Luketa
Education: Tumaini University, BS Accountancy; Virginia International University, MBA International Finance
Hometown: Morogoro, Tanzania

Alex Luketa was born in Tanzania where he earned a Bachelor in Accountancy at Tumaini University, Stefano Moshi Memorial College. He moved to the US in 2011 to study at Virginia International University. He completed his MBA in International Finance in December 2015. In 2012, Alex began working for VIU as a representative of Tanzania. In 2013, he began working for the marketing team in the area of student recruitment. Today he lends his skills to VIU’s Admissions Office where he continues to help students who wish to study in the US.
In his free time, Alex enjoys reading books, traveling, and gaming.
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Chintan Purohit

Chintan Purohit
Education: Virginia International University, MBA
Hometown: Ahmedabad, India
Chintan Purohit is Admissions Advisor at the Virginal International University. Chintan is graduate of Virginia International University, where he received an MBA in International Business Management. Prior to receiving his MBA degree, Chintan also worked as Teaching Assistant at School of Business and School of Public and International Affairs at Virginia International University.

After graduation, Chintan launched his career in Fairfax, where he began his specialization in evaluate and process application materials to verify authenticity and accuracy. Chintan witnessed and experienced foreign student immigration issues and challenges, and it is in his capacity to advice international students with admissions process, as well as collaborate with DSO to provide advice on academic options and change of status process. Success comes in many forms, Chintan finds himself in every student he evaluates the application for, this opportunity made it possible for Chintan to concentrate on his work as an Admissions Advisor for International F1 students.
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Alaysia Cauley

Alaysia Cauley
Education:University of Colorado , B.A. in Communication
Hometown:Colorado, United States
Alaysia Cauley has worked as an Admissions Advisor for the past 3 years. She has experience with students from various diverse backgrounds to guide them through the admissions process and provide excellent customer service. Alaysia believes in the value of higher education and knows deciding to further your education is a huge step but an exciting journey! Alaysia is from Colorado and enjoys watching movies, exercising, and eating mint chocolate chip ice cream in her free time! She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
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Jorge Serrano

Jorge Serrano
Education:Mesoamericana University, B.A. in Marketing and Advertising
Hometown:Mazatenango, Guatemala
Jorge was born in Torrance, California but grew up in Guatemala in Central America until he moved back to the United States in 2013. He graduated from Mesoamericana University in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and advertising. Prior to joining the staff at VIU, Jorge worked for a company in Guatemala as a compensation and benefits coordinator. During his time in Guatemala, Jorge coordinated inside learning programs such as the corporate campus of Galileo University; he also organized corporate and social events like the annual Day of Giving, an event during which employees of the company participated as volunteers and worked to build schools for small villages with very low resources. In this role he also oversaw the marketing and graphic design department. He also worked for a company in Guatemala managing the marketing operations department. Jorge enjoys learning about technology, web development, 3D animation, and graphic design.
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