Meet the Team


Paul Celuch
CEO & Founder
Paul Celuch has 30 plus years of sales and marketing experience with IBM, Burroughs, MCI, and various telecommunications companies. He founded CAP because of his love of people and his sincere wish to help families with this expensive, emotional purchase.

Liane Crane
Director of Business Development
Liane’s organizational skills and experience with event planning and non-profit organizations are a true benefit to CAP employees and its clients. She draws on her marketing and communication degree from SUNY Albany to lead CAPlus’ marketing and business development.

Brenda Piazza
Director of Consulting Services
Brenda has 20 years of work experience in customer service and information technology management. Her background, IT degree and interpersonal skills along with putting her own children through college are the perfect combination needed to give families peace of mind in the college process.

Doreen Welsted
Senior College Consultant
Doreen brings more than 17 years of customer service and sales support to CAP. In addition, her educational certifications, business knowledge and customer relationship skills help her provide compassionate guidance to families throughout the college process.

Katie Patterson
College Communications
As a recent graduate from SUNY Geneseo, Katie has experienced the college journey first hand. As a psychology major with experience in marketing and social media, she is passionate about helping our clients find the perfect educational institution that will set them up for career success! Katie is working on her Master’s Degree and is excited to share her own college experience with clients.

Josh Hogancamp
College Consultant
Josh Hogancamp spent over a decade working with college students in the non profit world with specializations in training, development and multicultural teams. Josh was able to see first hand the harm that massive student debt can cause young adults trying to start their life. He joined the CAP team to help families walk through the college process with confidence. Josh graduated from Roberts Wesleyan College with a degree in Organizational Management and holds multiple certificates coaching and leadership development.

Jill Morich
College Consultant
Jill brings a background of 10 years of customer service and sales experience in various advertising media. She most recently worked 5 years in collections and collections management collecting on federally defaulted student loans. As a graduate of the University of Florida, she is eager to use the insight she experienced to help guide students through this process and save families money.

Jennifer Burrows
Professional Writer
Jennifer is a published author and former elementary teacher with a master’s degree in education. She has over 20 years of editing and writing experience. She has been working with CAP reviewing student’s essays since 2013. Jennifer enjoys providing students with essay critiques and her feedback and comments aim to improve the overall quality of the essays.

John Decker
Sales Consultant
John Decker brings his experiences at Lockheed Martin, FCA, Philips, and Youth Transition Network to his work at College Assistance Plus. He is passionate about helping families save money on college. His long-standing interest is seeing high school students realize their full potential with a vision for their purpose and calling in the marketplace and vocation.

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David Langevin
Sales Consultant
David brings over 35 years of providing successful business solutions to executives through out NY and New England. During this time he served on various executive boards including local Chambers of Commerce, David also volunteer within the business community and mentoring at the high-school level. David is excited to work for College Assistance Plus assisting students and families as they journey from high-school to college without overwhelming debt.

Becca Bailey
Sales Consultant
As owner/founder of Higher Ed Hustle, Becca’s expertise lies in student loan repayment and tax analysis. However, this Certified Public Accountant (CPA) immediately recognized the value of CAP’s services and wanted to offer them as an important part in college cost management process.

Janet Condon
Sales Consultant
In 2008, Janet became an enthusiastic client of CAP. With eight children, five of whom have either successfully graduated, are in college, or are near college age, her personal experiences will help her clients wisely begin the college search process. With sales support and direct sales experience, Janet looks forward to helping families find a best fit college without jeopardizing their financial future.

Beth Garigen
Sales Consultant
With a Master’s from UB, Beth is a certified school counselor with 20 years experience. As a counselor and parent of four, Beth is adept at navigating the college search process. With her knowledge and passion to help families like hers, she is a true asset to CAP and is excited to save your family time, stress and money.
Paul Celuch
CEO & Founder
Paul Celuch has 30 plus years of sales and marketing experience with IBM, Burroughs, MCI, and various telecommunications companies. He founded CAP because of his love of people and his sincere wish to help families with this expensive, emotional purchase.
Liane Crane
Director of Business Development
Liane’s organizational skills and experience with event planning and non-profit organizations are a true benefit to CAP employees and its clients. She draws on her marketing and communication degree from SUNY Albany to lead CAPlus’ marketing and business development.
Brenda Piazza
Director of Consulting Services
Brenda has 20 years of work experience in customer service and information technology management. Her background, IT degree and interpersonal skills along with putting her own children through college are the perfect combination needed to give families peace of mind in the college process.
Doreen Welsted
Senior College Consultant
Doreen brings more than 17 years of customer service and sales support to CAP. In addition, her educational certifications, business knowledge and customer relationship skills help her provide compassionate guidance to families throughout the college process.
Katie Davin
College Communications
As a recent graduate from SUNY Geneseo, Katie has experienced the college journey first hand. As a psychology major with experience in marketing and social media, she is passionate about helping our clients find the perfect educational institution that will set them up for career success! Katie is working on her Master’s Degree and is excited to share her own college experience with clients.
Josh Hogancamp
College Consultant
Josh Hogancamp spent over a decade working with college students in the non profit world with specializations in training, development and multicultural teams. Josh was able to see first hand the harm that massive student debt can cause young adults trying to start their life. He joined the CAP team to help families walk through the college process with confidence. Josh graduated from Roberts Wesleyan College with a degree in Organizational Management and holds multiple certificates coaching and leadership development
Jill Morich
College Consultant
Jill brings a background of 10 years of customer service and sales experience in various advertising media. She most recently worked 5 years in collections and collections management collecting on federally defaulted student loans. As a graduate of the University of Florida, she is eager to use the insight she experienced to help guide students through this process and save families money.
Jennifer Burrows
Professional Writer
Jennifer is a published author and former elementary teacher with a master’s degree in education. She has over 20 years of editing and writing experience. She has been working with CAP reviewing student’s essays since 2013. Jennifer enjoys providing students with essay critiques and her feedback and comments aim to improve the overall quality of the essays.
John Decker
Sales Consultant
John Decker brings his experiences at Lockheed Martin, FCA, Philips, and Youth Transition Network to his work at College Assistance Plus. He is passionate about helping families save money on college. His long-standing interest is seeing high school students realize their full potential with a vision for their purpose and calling in the marketplace and vocation.
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David Langevin
Sales Consultant
David brings over 35 years of providing successful business solutions to executives through out NY and New England. During this time he served on various executive boards including local Chambers of Commerce, David also volunteer within the business community and mentoring at the high-school level. David is excited to work for College Assistance Plus assisting students and families as they journey from high-school to college without overwhelming debt.
Becca Bailey
Sales Consultant
As owner/founder of Higher Ed Hustle, Becca’s expertise lies in student loan repayment and tax analysis. However, this Certified Public Accountant (CPA) immediately recognized the value of CAP’s services and wanted to offer them as an important part in college cost management process.
Janet Condon
Sales Consultant
In 2008, Janet became an enthusiastic client of CAP. With eight children, five of whom have either successfully graduated, are in college, or are near college age, her personal experiences will help her clients wisely begin the college search process. With sales support and direct sales experience, Janet looks forward to helping families find a best fit college without jeopardizing their financial future.
Beth Garigen
Sales Consultant
With a Master’s from UB and four children, Beth in hindsight, knows she could have saved thousands of dollars and some heartache by using CAP! Her career in the NYS public school system for almost 20 years has been to guide students through the college and career process, which is why she has joined CAP.
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