Kristy Cassell

Faculty Administrative Assistant

Kristy previously worked in the Music Department and returned to Willamette University as the Faculty Administrative Assistant for the Atkinson Graduate School of Management in February 2016 with a background in education and customer service roles.

For many years Kristy managed multiple areas in K-12 classrooms, both as an instructional assistant and substitute teacher. She served as an Executive Support Specialist with the Senate Education Committee and then transitioned to the Department of Justice as a Child Support Specialist. She missed working with students and decided to return to the world of education, finding her niche at Willamette University.

Kristy was born and raised in the Willamette Valley. In her personal life, she enjoys reading, the Oregon coast, exploring new places and supporting her children on their adventures.


  • B.A., English, Western Oregon University