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We Are Excited that Your Family is Considering O'Dowd

Our team is here to help with everything about the admissions process, from campus visits, applying, financial aid, and more.

Kerryn Pincus Gallagher, Director of Enrollment and Admissions


With a Masters in Education from UCLA and a Masters in Social Policy from Harvard, Kerryn has been at O’Dowd for almost ten years. She loves meeting new Bay Area families and enjoys watching each class grow, mature and flourish over their four years at O’Dowd. Call Kerryn at 

(510) 577-9100 Ext. 603 or email

Moire Bruin, Director of Admissions Recruitment and Outreach


Originally from Anaheim, with a B.A. in Communications from the University of San Francisco, Moire has been with O’Dowd since 2014. Working with students gives her daily opportunities to help them realize their limitless possibilities and support them when they are struggling to believe in themselves. Call Moire at (510) 577-9100 Ext. 333 or email

Nicole Ratto '13
Nicole Ratto '13, Assistant Director of Admissions


An Oakland native with a dual BA in Communications and Italian Studies from Gonzaga University, Nicole is an O'Dowd alum and also an assistant coach for O'Dowd's Girls Rugby Team. She joined the Admissions team because she appreciates the way that the Dragon community challenges students to explore their creative, athletic, and intellectual passions. Call Nicole at (510) 577-9100 Ext. 253 or email

Sergio Carrillo, Admissions Coordinator


Originally from Mexico, Sergio is bilingual in both Spanish and English and has been working at O’Dowd since 2013. Sergio has a BA from CSU East Bay in Business Administration.  Sergio plays an integral role on the admissions team, planning and coordinating events and supporting bilingual Spanish-speaking families through the admissions process. Call Sergio at (510) 577-9100 Ext. 707 or email

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