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Alex Cervantes

Chief Financial Officer


Alex brings a wealth of experience and a spirit of excellence to his work at CVCU. Alex has served as an accountant in Chula Vista for over 10 years. He is the owner of HDW Tax Services and is committed to supporting Chula Vistans with excellence in accounting and tax preparation.


Alex and his wife, Dulce, live in Chula Vista with their two GenZ daughters, Candy and Destiny, where they are active members of Awaken Church Eastlake. Alex is passionate about seeing marketplace professionals develop strong financial portfolios. 

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Kyle Hermann


University Support Specialist

Kyle was born and raised in East County, where he was active in both extracurricular activities and  his home church, Skyline, all the way through college. Kyle graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from PLNU and went on to complete his Master's degree in Political Science at Liberty University. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. Kyle is passionate about learning from the past as well as leading others to do the same. As a senior in college, he ran for office, and he currently serves as secretary of the Valle de Oro Community Planning Group. As one of the youngest elected officials in San Diego County, Kyle hopes to inspire others to be civically engaged and to take steps to become courageous and just leaders in their realm of influence. 

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Coach Chris Brown


Director of Athletics 

Coach Brown is an Internationally recognized rugby coach known for bringing diverse populations together, shifting mindsets, and building culture and performance strategies that achieve exponential results. He is also a business coach, life coach and speaker. Chris was born and raised in New Zealand before moving to South Africa in his early 20s. After completing various coaching assignments across Africa, Chris and his wife Thelma relocated to California to coach the US Olympic team. They now live in San Diego and have three beautiful daughters, Kianna, Alisa and Millicent. Chris is passionate about helping people uncover their gifts and shifting how people see themselves and the world they live in. 

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Audra Nelson

Admissions Advisor

Audra has served as a homeschool community leader and homeschool educator for over 15 years. Her youngest son is now a freshman in college, and her oldest son has earned a prestigious full-ride graduate school scholarship at Hillsdale College, where he is currently working toward his Master's degree in Political Science. Audra has been married to her husband Rob, a Battalion Chief for the Chula Vista Fire Department, for the last 25 years. Audra understands the process of navigating the transition from the homeschool environment to the college classroom, and she is well-versed in CVCU's educational methodology from both the parent and the student perspectives. 

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