Joanna Ortiz-Sage

Director of Student Services


Joanna attended Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon, and graduated with a BA in Theatre Arts.


Before coming to Fusion, she worked in finance as a Client Service Associate at Morgan Stanley but was hired at the Walnut Creek campus as the Scheduling Assistant in 2018. After her first year, she was then promoted into the DSS role in 2019 and hasn't looked back since!

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • A lover of all things cozy, she is a voracious reader, loves to knit and crochet, and is an excellent baker
  • She is jokingly referred to as a "Harry Potter encyclopedia"
  • A huge Bay Area sports fan (specifically, the SF Giants and Warriors), she was lucky enough to attend the "Perfect Game" pitched by Matt Cain in 2012 and even named one of her dogs, Posey, after her husband's favorite player.