Meet our Staff

At University Career Services, we are diverse, inclusive, and passionate about eliminating barriers to economic and social mobility, given our own identities and career paths.

UCS Staff
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Over half were 1st generation college students
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1/4 are bilingual or multilingual
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33% are military affiliated
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1/3 have lived and/or worked overseas
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28% identify as people of color
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1/5 have a disability
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100% love working at Mason
Saskia Campbell

Saskia Campbell                 
Executive Director

Career Advice: Fear doesn't need to stop your career progress. Move forward afraid!

Elena Chiru

Elena Chiru
Associate Director, Career Development

Fun Fact: 
Once a year, I travel to a new international destination to open my horizons to new experiences, cultures, and customs.

Bernadette Davey

Bernadette Davey
Career Fair Manager

Fun Fact: In my ongoing quest to protect the vegetables growing in my back garden, I have live-trapped a bunch of wild animals and released them of course somewhere else!

Shaunda Durham

Shaunda Durham
Evening Virtual Career Advisor

Industries: Construction, Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Engineering, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Software Engineering, Transportation

First Job: Sales representative for Olan Mills Portrait Studios.

Ann Garner

Ann Garner
Career Advisor

Industries: Construction, Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Engineering, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Software Engineering, Transportation

First Job: I got my first job at 16, scooping ice cream and waiting tables. I was a first-generation student and had to work to pay my college tuition.

Carolyn Kleiman

Carolyn Kleiman
Career Advisor

Industries: Advertising, Arts, Consulting, Consumer Products, Entrepreneurship, Entertainment, Financial Services, Marketing, Media, Public Relations, Real Estate

Career Advice: It is ok to not know and to change your mind!

Mary Claire Kraft

Mary Claire Kraft
Senior Employer and Alumni Engagement Manager

Career Advice: Avoid the blame game! Making others look bad looks bad on you too!

Stephanie Lampron

Stephanie Lampron
Assistant Director, Trends and Assessment

First Job: Research Assistant at Children's National Medical Center (DC).

Kristin Leonato

Kristin Leonato
Associate Director, Programs and Outreach

Career Advice: Apply to jobs you actually want. Your enthusiasm will shine through in your application and in your interview.

 

Rachel Lindsey

Rachel Lindsey
Assistant Director, Career Education / CHSS

First Job: I worked in a kennel.

Ana Lobaton

Ana Lobaton
Employer Engagement Coordinator

First Job: Part-Time Sales Associate at Aeropostale.

Ryen Middleton
Customer Service Coordinator

Fun Fact
I changed my major 8 times when I was an Undergrad.

Matt Myers

Matt Myers
Assistant Director, Employer and Alumni Engagement
 

First Job: Soccer Referee.

Angelica Newham

Angelica Newham
Evening Virtual Career Advisor

Industries: Construction, Engineering, Government, Law & Criminal Justice, Manufacturing, Transportation

Career Advice: Always remember your values as you are making decisions about your career.

Satoko Odagawa

Satoko Odagawa
Career Advisor

Industries: Education, Health, Hospitality & Tourism, Human Services, Human Resources, Nonprofit, Nursing, Pre-Health

Career Advice: Get out there and experience anything you are interested in! Try things out - whether it is paid or not, one experience leads to the next. 

Rachel Stockdale

Rachel Stockdale                
Career Advisor

Industries: Government, Law & Criminal Justice, Research, Sport & Recreation, Science, Sustainability

First Job: was at Dairy Queen.

Rebekah Truog

Rebekah Truog
Office Manager

First Job: Busser/Dishwasher at Bob Evans.

Laura Winkler

Laura Winkler
Graduate Internship Supervisor / Career Advisor

Industries: Advertising, Arts, Consulting, Consumer Products, Entertainment, Entrepreneurship, Financial Services, Marketing, Media, Public Relations, Real Estate

Career Advice: Develop the mindset that your career is a journey, not a destination.

Phillip Wilkerson

Philip Wilkerson
Employer Engagement Consultant

First Job: Was in the 9th grade at Baskin Robbins. After I worked there I couldn't eat ice cream for nearly two years.

Kaylie Wray
On-Campus Employment Specialist

First Job
Cashier at the Sweet Frog inside the Kings Dominion amusement park.