With more than 20 years of experience in the education and non-profit worlds, Sofia Toro brings a passion for education to her position. Toro came to KGI in September 2008 and managed the admissions, outreach and recruiting, student affairs, financial aid, and international student processing for KGI’s graduate programs. She brings operations expertise and experience in professional school admissions, thanks to her work in both undergraduate and graduate programs.
Her current responsibilities at KGI encompass all aspects of the admissions cycle and financial aid. She has been successful at streamlining recruitment, admissions process, and financial aid. Most notably, increasing KGI’s enrollment and recruitment efforts to bring a diverse student body.
Before joining KGI, Toro helped improve the organizational effectiveness of LA Universal Preschool (LAUP), the largest universal preschool effort in the history of the U.S. educational system. While there, she co-designed and implemented a continuous quality improvement system. She facilitated the California Award for Performance Excellence training for organizational learning, process improvement, problem-solving, and implementation.
Before her work at LAUP, Toro spent more than five years in MBA admissions at Pepperdine University. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Woodbury University and an MBA from Pepperdine University.