A 2011 graduate of Drexel University with a Master's in Higher Education Administration, Felix Barba came to Ave Maria University from University of Portland, where he had served for one year as Assistant Hall Director. Previous to that, he assisted in the coordination of the Leadership Initiative Certificate Program at California State University, Sacramento where he also received his BA in Government. As a student, he developed an interest in student affairs through his involvement with student clubs, student government and the university union. His major interests include cooking, strategic board games and foreign languages. Felix lives on the Ave Maria University campus with his wife Ann Barba.