Our Team

Deirdre L. Guenther

Founder of DG Admission Advisors and co-founder of The Compass Group Admission Advisors, based in Boston. Deirdre has over 16 years of experience supporting students and families in the high school years and through the secondary school and college admissions. She graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall School and earned a B.A. from Yale University. Earlier in her professional life, Deirdre was an executive recruiter for Fortune 50 companies and prior to that, an international banker for trade finance dealing with Russia and Eastern Europe. Early in her education and admissions consulting career, Deirdre completed the Practices and Principles Program of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA). Deirdre and her husband live on the North Shore of Boston and have two grown children living  who live in New York and San Francisco.

Elen Ivorian Rogers

DG Admission Advisors’ other principal consultant, based in Boston. Elen has two years of experience with a special focus on secondary school admissions. She graduated from The Madeira School outside Washington, D.C. and earned an LL.B and an LL.M from the University of Southampton, England. Elen has a prior professional background as an international corporate lawyer. She and her husband have lived abroad in Bahrain, where her husband does business, and they reside on the North Shore of Boston. Their two children currently attend Phillips Academy Andover and St. George’s School in Newport R.I.