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Majella McNamara

Majella McNamara

Majella is a certified college counselor who consults with families and college-bound students as they face the challenges of applying to and selecting the right fit college. She provides personalized and confidential one-on-one counseling through the college search, preparation, application, transfer, and admissions process.


She earned her Certification in College Counseling with Distinction from UCLA, with her practicum completed at a private high school in Florida.

Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership from Palm Beach Atlantic University.

Master's Certification in Project Management from George Washington University.

Bachelor's Degree in Business - Organizational Management from Palm Beach Atlantic University.

Prior to founding Guide2College, Majella worked with Fortune 500 companies as an Information Technology Data Center Manager and Project Manager. These leadership roles provided her the opportunity to gain great insight into various careers and perform career planning, training, and advancement opportunities for team members within Motorola, Siemens, and American Express.

Linkedin - 


  • National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)

  • Southern Association of College Admission Counselors (SACAC)

  • Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA)

  • Project Management Institute (PMI)

       *Subscribes to NACAC's Guide to Ethical Practices in College Admissions.

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Leadership Academy

Robert Morris University, PA

Team South Florida

Majella has had the pleasure of scheduling and accompanying "Team South Florida" hockey team on college tours in 2016 to Robert Morris University, 2017 to Duquesne University, and scheduling the 2021, 2022, and 2023 tours of Lindenwood University, in conjunction with the Florida Panthers Scholastic Hockey League (FPSHL).

Robert Morris University, PA
Team South Florida Ice Hockey
FPSHL Leadership Academy

Florida Panthers Scholastic Hockey League
Leadership Academy


Leadership Academy

Majella actively volunteers in the community as the Director of the Florida Panthers Scholastic Hockey League (FPSHL) Leadership Academy since its inception in 2016. She provides student-athletes and student team managers with insight into the key characteristics of effective leaders, explores the impact of leadership within business and the community, and provides college and career planning at each meeting. 

She also volunteered as the team manager for a local varsity high school ice hockey team for eight years.

We are very grateful for the following guest speakers who have shared their career path and leadership expertise with our FPSHL Leadership Academy students:


  • Assistant State Attorney, Ryan Kelley.

  • Captain of Internal Affairs West Palm Beach, Michael Dieghan.

  • CEO and Top Gun Navy Pilot, Matthew Buckley.

  • CEO of Body Details, Claudio Sorrentino.

  • Chief Commercial Officer Florida Panthers and NHL player, Sean Thornton.

  • Circuit Court Judge, Michael Usan.

  • Director of Business Development, American Express, Roger McNamara.

  • Director of Business Development, VISA and President of Guide2Interchange, Roger McNamara.

  • Director of Leadership and Cultural Development, Florida Panthers, JB Spisso.

  • Director Learning and Development Clear Channel, Remberto Jimenez.

  • Entrepreneur, Doug Shamon.

  • FPSHL Executive Board Member and Team Florida General Manager, Joe Muller.

  • General Manager, Washington Prime Group, Edward Boylan.

  • Lawyer and Professor at Lynn University, Ted Curtis.

  • NHL Linesman, Kilian McNamara.

  • NHL Linesman and Supervisor of Hockey East, Brian Murphy.

  • Police Department Training Unit Supervisor, Paul Weber.

  • President and CEO, Florida Panthers, Matt Caldwell.


FPSHL Leadership Academy Alumni Guest Speakers

  • Shane Berner (Auburn University) 2023

  • Madison Ridky (University of New Hampshire) 2023

  • Michael Blyer (Florida State University) 2021

  • Tarin McNamara (Boston University) 2021

  • Anna Rogers (University Southern California) 2021

  • Sophia Donskoi (University California Los Angeles) 2020

Some of the Universities that FPSHL Academy Alumni have attended:

  • Auburn University

  • Boston University

  • Florida Atlantic University

  • Florida State University

  • Michigan Technological University

  • New York University

  • University of California Los Angeles

  • University of Florida

  • University of Michigan

  • University of Minnesota

  • University of New Hampshire

  • University of Southern California

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FPSHL Leadership Academy
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