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Meet Our Staff

Office of Multicultural Development Staff

David ChoDr. David Cho

Director

david.s.cho@wheaton.edu
630.752.5619

David Cho was born and raised in Chicago, later moving to the western suburbs, the proud child of Korean immigrants in the early 1970s. David came to Wheaton via Hope College (Holland, MI), where he was formerly an Associate Prof. of English and Director of the American Ethnic Studies program. David holds multiple degrees, B.A. from University of Illinois (Pre-Med, Rhetoric), M.F.A. (Creative Writing, Poetry) and M.A. (Postcolonial Studies and Literature) from Purdue University, M.A.T. (Composition, Rhetoric, and Pedagogy) and Ph.D. (19th to 20th Cent. Am Lit, Critical Theory, American Ethnic Studies, conc. in Asian Pacific American Lit) from the University of Washington-Seattle, and an M.A.B.S. from Wheaton College. He is the author of the chapbook, Song of Our Songs; book of poems, Night Sessions; and Lost in Transnation, a scholarly manuscript on twentieth-century Korean American novels. Also, a new book of poems was published summer (2020) by Wayne State University Press, entitled A Half-Life. David loves to travel, play sports, and hang out with his family of five: Sandy (wife), Jonathan, Sarah, and Joanna.

Billye KeeBillye Kee

Associate Director

billye.kee@wheaton.edu
630.752.7056

B.S. Human Development & Family Life, University of Alabama
Certificate in Management, Capital University, Columbus, Ohio

Billye is a “developer” who finds joy in watching others reach their potential. During her 13 years at Wheaton, she previously worked as Telephone Services Manager, Career Coach and now serves in the Office of Multicultural Development. Although she spent two decades in corporate telecommunications, she defines her vocational calling as encouraging and supporting the development of others. She is married to Chip Kee and they have one daughter, Krista.

Tanya EglerTanya Egler

Gospel Choir Director/Program Assistant

tanya.egler@wheaton.edu
630.752.5251

Tanya Egler has enjoyed the opportunity to serve as the Director of the Wheaton College Gospel Choir for 28 years. She is a native of Cleveland, Ohio where she grew up in a singing family that fostered her love for God and music.

Tanya earned a B.S. in Early Childhood Education from Kent State University. She and her husband Calvin '95 are co-founders of Passion Ministries. They are blessed to have three young adult children who love and serve God.

Hee-Jung KimHee-Jung Kim

Office Coordinator

heejung.kim@wheaton.edu
630.752.5028

Hee-Jung joined the Office of Multicultural Development in December 2013 as Office Coordinator. As a former international student herself she understands the important role the Office of Multicultural Development has in helping minority students become acclimated to Wheaton College. She has enjoyed not only connecting with students and staff members, but also helping them to reach their visions and goals. In her free time, she loves nature walking, gardening, doing DIY projects, traveling with her family, and cooking Korean foods.

Nylah FullerNylah Fuller

Graduate Resident Assistant

nylah.fuller.01@wheaton.edu

B.A., Spelman College, '19
M.A., Wheaton College, In Progress

Nylah Moné Fuller is an intrepid leader and scholar whose passions are global cultures and education. In pursuit of these passions, Nylah Moné moved from her hometown of Los Angeles, California to Atlanta, Georgia where she graduated with distinction from the illustrious Spelman College earning a bachelor’s degree in Spanish Literature and Culture. 

Now acting as the Staff Advisor to the Shalom Community, and Graduate Resident Advisor in Multicultural Development, Nylah Moné is excited to continue her pursuit of cultural diversity while serving in her roles as she matriculates through a master’s program at Wheaton College for a degree for The History of Christianity.

Nylah Moné loves to travel, engage in community, and read; however, her favorite pastime is trying new recipes with her husband.

Gloria YoonGloria Yoon

Graduate Assistant

gloria.yoon@my.wheaton.edu

B.A., Psychology, Wheaton College, '19
M.A., Higher Education and Student Development, Wheaton College, In Progress

Gloria Yoon is thrilled to return to the OMD. Originally from the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, she came to Wheaton for her undergraduate career and served as an OMD student leader for two year. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Wheaton in 2019, worked for the College for a year and a half, and is now continuing her education by pursuing her Master's In Higher Education and Student Development. Gloria is excited to serve as the Graduate Assistant for the Summit Scholars, recipients of Wheaton's multicultural scholarships, and for Koinonia, Wheaton's fellowship that serves the Asian, Asian-American, and Pacific Islander students on campus. In her free time, she loves to cook, bake, read, and spend time with her friends and family. 

Christian KimChristian Kim

Graduate Assistant

christian.d.kim@my.wheaton.edu

B.A., International Relations, Wheaton, 20'
M.A., Higher Education and Student Development, Wheaton College, In Progress

Christian Kim is the OMD Graduate Assistant working primarily with 1-2-1 Leaders and Chaplains. He is currently in my first year in the Higher Education and Student Development program. Fairfax, VA and Yanji, China are where he calls home, but he is ethnically Korean. Good food, dark coffee, and soccer are my passions in life. He is looking forward to great years with you!