Interim Executive Director
Susan joined the Cawley Career Education Center in December 2014. She is a member of the recruiting team and advises students interested in accounting, banking, consulting and finance. Before coming to Georgetown, Susan worked as an independent consultant for an international au pair agency, a local ensemble group, a concierge medical practice, and a nonprofit organization. Prior to that she held the position of Senior Corporate Officer of a start-up for 14 years and was an Account Marketing Representative for IBM for 8 years. Susan earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration, with a major in marketing, from Miami University.
Associate Director, Career Education & Counseling
Beth came to Georgetown in August 2009 with experience in undergraduate student affairs and international programs. She earned a Master of Arts in Counseling from Wake Forest University and a Bachelor of Science degree in human and organizational development from Vanderbilt University. Beth is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the District of Columbia and is also certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors.
Assistant Director, Technology and Assessment
Matt has worked at the Career Education Center since August 2003. He earned a bachelor's degree in history from The College of William and Mary in 1998 and a master's degree in instructional technology from The University of Virginia in December 2000. Before coming to Georgetown, Matt worked as a content developer for an education company.
Assistant Director, Career Education and Counseling
Allison joined the Career Education Center staff in January 2012. Her previous experience in higher education led her to the field of counseling. She earned her Master of Science in counseling from the University of Rochester and her Bachelor of Arts in anthropology from SUNY Geneseo. Allison is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the District of Columbia and is also certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors.
Business Manager & Executive Assistant
Martha is originally from Quito, Ecuador. She joined the Career Education Center in August 2006 and has been with Georgetown for eighteen years, working in the accounting and finance offices of the pediatrics department, CIED, and the School of Foreign Service. In her role as Business Manager and Executive Assistant at the Cawley Career Education Center, Martha serves as the department's budget manager and personnel administrator and assists the executive director with a wide range of administrative functions and special projects. Martha earned her Bachelor of Science in business administration from Central University in Quito, Ecuador and a certificate in business administration from Georgetown University in 2001. She is currently enrolled in Georgetown’s Master of Arts in liberal studies program with a concentration in social and public policy.
Manager, Career Programs
Jacki has worked in higher education for over 10 years and can count SAIS-JHU, AU College of Law, and GU Law School as past stomping grounds. Most recently, she worked for The Washington Center, a higher education nonprofit, where she managed internship programs, designed curricula, and delivered professional development workshops. Jacki has conducted hundreds of site visits to area employers, including National Geographic, SiriusXM Radio, Voice of America, and PBS. Her most memorable visit was with Bob Schieffer at CBS News.
Jacki manages the career center’s career fairs and advises students in the creative industries. She has a bachelor’s in American Studies from American University, a diploma in Islamic Studies from the University of Sarejevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Pennsylvania. Jacki is a licensed graduate social worker in Washington, D.C.
Program Manager of Career Programs & Operations
Jodi joined the career center in summer 2017 and her role is to manage the center’s career fairs and front desk operations. She has worked in higher education for over 10 years, including the University of Colorado at Boulder and SUNY Potsdam. She has worked with various populations, including international students, students seeking to go abroad, and students earning degrees in engineering, science, humanities, languages and the social sciences. Prior to working in higher education, Jodi worked in change management at Harley-Davidson Motor Company and as a therapist for a residential treatment center. She has a master’s degree in industrial and organizational psychology from the Minnesota State University, Mankato and a master’s degree in community counseling from University of Northern Colorado, along with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from The College of St. Scholastica.
Yirgealem has worked at Georgetown University for the past twelve years. Prior to coming to the career center, Yirgealem worked for Georgetown University Conference Center, working with customers in a busy environment. She currently works as the receptionist and information specialist at the career center, overseeing front desk workers and handling inquiries about the Center from students and employers. In June 2003, Yirgealem earned a Professional Manager Certificate in the field of leadership development from Georgetown University.