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Email: wcc@olin.wustl.edu

​Weston Career Center Staff

Interim Director

Karen Heise
Interim Director

Karen Heise

Account Manager: Accounting, Consulting, Healthcare/Insurance, Technology

About Karen: Serves employers with recruiting strategies and engagement on and off campus. Leads and partners with alumni and student clubs on a range of events and programs including symposiums, road shows, alumni roundtables and Alumni Competitive Edge. Serves firms in consulting, accounting, healthcare, technology and media. Professional experience in consulting, recruiting and HR.

Career Advising

Lenore Albee
Career Consultant

Lenore Albee

About Lenore: Experience in professional and advisory services and technology. Her experience includes 30 years of consulting as a partner in the Big 4 and IBM.

Margie Beck
Career Advisor

Margie Beck

Industry Experience: Accounting - Public and Corporate, Professional Services

Function Expertise: Accounting - All, Advisory Services

About Margie: Spent majority of career in public accounting, in client-serving roles (audit and tax), and campus recruiting. Most recently worked at Ernst & Young as a campus recruiter on the East Coast managing campus relationships. Margie serves as liaison to the Olin Professional Accounting Advisory Board.

Dan Cazacu
Career Consultant

Dan Cazacu

About Dan: Experience in the insurance industry in actuarial, quant, hedging, and risk management roles, as well as higher education.

Ron Gribbins
Career Consultant

Ron Gribbins

Industry Specialty: Healthcare and Life Sciences

Function Expertise: Human Resources, Organizational Behavior

About Ron: Former director and faculty member of the MHA program at Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine. Ron is the lead instructor for the SHRM certification prep course at WU University College.

Lisa Hebert
Career Advisor

Lisa Hebert

Industry Experience: Consulting, Government, Consumer Packaged Goods, Retail

Function Expertise: Supply Chain Management, Business Process Transformation

About Lisa: Working as a consultant and in industry, Lisa has 30+ years managing, guiding, advising and executing all aspects of the supply chain in both the private and public sector. Lisa has lead and been involved in efforts to redesign supply chains involving business processes, technology and organizations. She is also involved in helping military veterans transition from active duty to educational or business opportunities. Lisa is a Certified Professional Résumé Writer and Reach Certified Social Branding Analyst and serves as liaison to the Olin Veterans Association (OVA).

Abby Huang
Career Consultant

Abby Huang

About Abby: Experience in general marketing, business strategic planning, project/product management, market research/assessment, competitive intelligence, pricing strategy, modeling and data analytics, and revenue management.

Greg Hutchings
Senior Advisor

Greg Hutchings

Industry Experience: Investment Banking, Private Equity, Real Estate Development

Function Expertise: Corporate Finance/Mergers & Acquisitions; Asset Management; Capital Markets: Equity Research; Institutional Sales & Trading; Real Estate Development

About Greg: Extensive experience in investment banking and real estate development. Greg has a long association with Washington University through advising, administrative and teaching positions. Greg also contributes to Employer Relations.

Ben Kline
Career Consultant

Ben Kline

Industry Experience: Healthcare, Consulting, Investment Banking, Venture Capital

Function Expertise: Corporate Development, Corporate Strategy, M&A

About Ben: Ben specializes in developing vision, strategy, and structure for healthcare organizations. He has close to ten years of industry experience in consulting, corporate development and planning, and investment banking. Ben received a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Strategy from Washington University in St. Louis.

Colleen Jenkins
Career Consultant

Colleen Liebig

Industry Experience: Venture Capital, Startups, Technology, Entrepreneurship

Function Expertise: Recruitment, Entrepreneurship

About Colleen: Colleen is the Founder and CEO of PluggedIn St. Louis, a service that connects talent to opportunities with startups, venture capital firms and large companies with innovation arms. She also works with aspiring entrepreneurs to navigate the St. Louis ecosystem and discover the resources they need to launch new companies. As head of talent acquisition at Cultivation Capital, she leads recruiting efforts across their portfolio of firms. Colleen serves as a liaison to the entrepreneurship platform.

Brad McLeod
Senior Associate Director

Brad McLeod

Industry Experience: Consumer Package Goods, Professional Services, Human Capital Consulting

Function Expertise: General Management, Talent management, Organization Design

About Brad: Held increasingly responsible senior management and executive positions with Procter & Gamble, Frito-Lay/PepsiCo, Deloitte, and a private equity owned, international outsourcing company. Brad serves as leader of the career advising team.

Rick Michniok
Career Advisor

Rick Michniok

Industry Experience: Life Sciences, Chemicals, Private Equity, Venture Capital

Function Expertise: Corporate Finance/M & A/Planning and Commercial Development

About Rick: Global experience in corporate finance, business, and product management along with commercialization of start-up ventures at Monsanto and within private equity. Rick serves as liaison to the Finance Platform.

Gary Musto
Career Advisor

Gary Musto

Industry Experience: Consulting, Technology

Function Expertise: Consulting, Business Development, Product Management

About Gary: Held numerous positions at IBM incorporating consultative sales, financial consulting, product management, accounting, and management. Gary serves as liaison to the Consulting Platform, the Olin Strategy Consulting Association (OSCA), and the Washington University Consulting Association (WUCA).

Teja Mysore
Career Consultant

Teja Mysore

Industry Experience: Healthcare, Consulting, Technology, Public Services

Function Expertise: Management Consulting, Project Management, Change Management, Supply Chain

About Teja: Teja specializes in developing and implementing the roadmap and strategic plan for healthcare and public sector organizations. She has close to eight years of industry experience in consulting and client relationship management- through business transformation and change management . Teja has studied Mechanical Engineering from JNTU, India & Texas A&M University, College Station and is a 2017 MBA- Healthcare Consulting Graduate from Washington University in St. Louis.

Anne Petersen
Career Consultant

Anne Petersen

Industry Experience: Consumer Package Goods, Beverage, Advertising

Function Expertise: Marketing, Innovation, Leadership Training and Assessment

About Anne: Held senior positions in brand marketing, advertising, innovation, trend management, and leadership development at Anheuser- Busch. Anne serves as liaison to the Marketing Platform, and the Washington University Consulting Association (WUCA).

Sally Pinckard
Associate Director, Career Advising & Career Education

Sally Pinckard

Industry Experience: Retail

Function Expertise: Human Resources, Business Communication

About Sally: Held senior positions in merchandising, retail management, and human resources for May Department Stores, now Macy's. Sally leads all Career Education initiatives and is a certified business etiquette instructor.

Mark Schlafly
Career Consultant

Mark Schlafly

About Mark: Experience in asset management and financial planning, brokerage services with A.G. Edwards and other financial service firms.

Simona Tripodi
Career Advisor

Simona Tripodi

Industry Experience: Commercial Banking and Cash Management

Function Expertise: Business Development, Educational Consulting, Program Development and Administration

About Simona: Prior experience in career services combined with corporate relationship management and corporate banking experience with Mercantile Bank. Simona is liaison to international student clubs and organizations.

Keith Wigington
Career Consultant

Keith Wigington

Industry Experience: Manufacturing, Consulting, Entrepreneurship

Function Expertise: Supply Chain Management, General Management, Strategic Planning, Systems Design

About Keith: Keith has 30+ years of experience in all aspects of Supply Chain Management working as a consultant, in executive management, and as a small business owner. As a consultant with Andersen Consulting, Keith spent over ten years designing and implementing a wide variety of manufacturing and distribution processes and systems. Executive management includes overall operations, turnaround situations and extensive experience in international sourcing. A former Navy and FAA air traffic controller, Keith also serves as liaison to the Supply Chain and Operations Platform.

Employer Relations

Annetta Culver
Associate Director, Employer Relations

Annetta Culver

Account Manager: Aerospace, Consumer Products/Retail, Energy/Utilities, Pharmaceuticals/Biotech

About Annetta: Leads the Employer Relations team through executing a strategy to make meaningful connections between employers and Washington University students; manages a variety of special programs and projects. Professional experience in healthcare and business career services.

Lauren Grabert
Employer Relations Outreach Project Coordinator

Lauren Grabert

About Lauren: Manages input of CAREERlink and MBAFocus job and employer event information, as well as data related to on-campus recruiting activity. Provides project support for various activities including Meet the Firms.

Barbara Klein-Dressler
Recruiting Coordinator

Barbara Klein-Dressler

About Barbara: Supports on-campus recruiting and Interview Suite functions, including CAREERlink scheduling, communications, telephone, Skype, and videoconference interviews.

Molly Sonderman
Account Manager, Employer Relations

Molly Sonderman

Account Manager: Agriculture, Finance/Banking, Manufacturing

About Molly: Focuses on connecting employers in agriculture, financial services and manufacturing industries with Washington University talent. Professional experience in human capital management consulting.

Melissa Leonard
Account Manager, Employer Relations

Melissa Warner

Account Manager: CPG, healthcare/pharmaceuticals, retail, telecommunications, transportation

About Melissa: Focuses on connecting employers in CPG, healthcare/pharmaceuticals, retail, telecommunications, and transportation industries with Washington University talent.

Operations

Shari Kern
Associate Director, Operations

Shari Kern

About Shari: Leads the Operations team by managing technology support for CAREERlink, MBAFocus and other online resources. Compiles and publishes annual employment data for internal reporting and external ranking publications. Experience in engineering, quality control, and marketing with Monsanto/Solutia.

Kim Miller
Technology Specialist

Kim Miller

About Kim: Manages Weston Career Center student communications and online student resources including CAREERlink, MBAFocus, and other online resources. In addition, Kim provides support for Olin Business School student employment reporting.

Jill Stewart
Project Coordinator

Jill Stewart

About Jill: Manages financial and operational aspects of the Weston Career Center and the Management Communications Center. Evaluates and implements process improvements for office operations, data analysis and reporting.

Nicole Voumard
Career Services Coordinator

About Nicole: Manages the deployment of advisors, student workers and office resources. Works with staff and student clubs to plan events and workshops. Provides administrative assistance to the Associate Dean and directors.