Meet the Admissions Team

Aimee, Joana, Maria & Ana will assist you throughout the admission process and beyond. Please call, email, or text us if you have any questions. We look forward to getting to know your family!

Aimee Gruber

Aimee Gruber, Assistant Head, Enrollment Management & Marketing
Aimee’s love of schools and admissions began in 1991, when she took her first job in the admissions office of a small boarding school in her home state of New Hampshire, USA. Since then she has worked in admissions at boarding and day schools in the United States and Canada. Aimee also has significant experience working for nonprofit educational associations, including The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) and The Enrollment Management Association (EMA). Aimee is the proud stepparent of two grown men and now even misses the nightly homework battles!
Mobile: +351 961 587 848

Joana Vaz-Pinto, Associate Director of Enrollment & Marketing
Joana is new to admission, but not new to international schools. A graduate of King’s College in Madrid, Spain, Joana knows the value of an international school education. Prior to joining TASIS Portugal, Joana spent many years working in the hospitality industry, primarily for Four Seasons hotels. Originally from Portugal, she has lived in Spain, the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Turks and Caicos Islands. Joana can assist you in English, Portuguese, or Spanish (some French, too). She is the proud mother of a daughter who loves princesses and unicorns.
Mobile: +351 926 712 399

Maria Lemos, Admissions Assistant
Maria holds a degree in history from the University of Reading in the UK, where she grew up. New to schools but not new to starting an organization, Maria has extensive experience in sales and account management across successful start-ups in London and larger organizations like Google and OLX group. 

Maria was excited to move back to her motherland Portugal in 2019!
Mobile: +351 911 120 333

Ana Mota

Ana Mota, School Receptionist

Ana worked as a manager in the Cinema City of Beloura for eight years. She studies chemistry at the College of Ciências e Tecnologia de Lisboa. Ana enjoys team sports, having been a basketball player for many years. She also loves traveling and meeting new people, animals, being near the beach, exercising, yoga, and meditation.