Annabel Landaverde ’12


Multi-Cultural Recruitment Counselor at Gustavus Adolphus College

Admission Territories: Minneapolis, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Nevada, Northern California, Oklahoma, Texas

Born and raised in San Francisco, CA, Annabel moved to Minnesota in 2008 to attend Gustavus where she studied Political Science; Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Studies; and Peace Studies. During her college tenure she took on leadership roles in Big Partner Little Partner, the Delta Phi Omega Sorority and the Saint Peter-Petatlan Sister City Committee. She studied abroad in India her junior year and coordinated the 2nd annual Gustavus Learning to Serve (LTS) Spring Break Program in Petatlan, Mexico, her senior year. She returned to Petatlan as director of the 4th annual LTS program and continues to work with the Sister City Committee to facilitate exchange programs.

Annabel was hired in the Gustavus Admission Office right after her graduation in May 2012. She values working for her alma mater where she has the opportunity to connect with prospective students and highlight the liberal arts experience. Currently, Annabel directs the Admission Office’s first mentoring program, College Guides, which pairs current Gusties with historically underserved high school seniors (first-generation, moderate to low income, self-identifying students of color) in Minneapolis/St. Paul with the goal of providing guidance through the college application process.

She resides in St. Peter and in her free time enjoys cooking, exercising and traveling.


B.A. Political Science, Gustavus Adolphus College