Welcome New Managers

Welcome to the newest members of the El Camino College management team. Robert Brobst joins the college as the new assistant director, Facilities Planning & Services; William Garcia is the new dean, Enrollment Services; and Melissa Guess is the new assistant director, Financial Aid.


Robert Brobst served as the associate director of housing, facilities and maintenance for California State University, Fullerton for the past four years. Prior to that position, he was director of college facilities at Los Angeles City College. Brobst also has experience in business management and will finish the Harvard University Business School Executive Program later this year.


William Garcia most recently served as the associate dean of student services at the College of the Sequoias in Visalia, where he also worked as director of student services and as the EOPS & CARE director. In addition, Garcia held admissions positions at Santa Clara University. He has a master’s degree in educational administration from Santa Clara University, and a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University.


Melissa Guess comes to ECC after serving as the director of admissions and financial aid at North Central Missouri College. She also has a background in business management and operations. Guess earned a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Missouri, Kansas City and a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business administration from Southwest Baptist University.