Center Staff

Susan Campbell

(202) 687-3578 |

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 and earned her master's degree in leadership from the McDonough School of Business in 2018.

Jacki Banks

Senior Manager, Employer Relations & Student Advisor
(202) 687-0015 |

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 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.

Rebecca Cassidy

Associate Director, Employer Relations
(202) 687-6288 |

Rebecca Cassidy gained her 12 years' experience in coaching, training and advising undergraduate students, graduate students and mid-career professionals by working a variety of settings both internationally and across the U.S. Her corporate background is in consulting and international nonprofit work and she earned her M.B.A. from The George Washington University, her B.A. in psychology from S.U.N.Y. Binghamton and is certified as a Global Career Development Facilitator through the National Career Development Association. Rebecca is an avid fan of the Washington Nationals and hope to one day ride her bike across the U.S.

Patrick Denenea

Manager, Recruiting Programs 
(202) 687-6270 |

Patrick has worked at the Cawley Career Education Center since the beginning of his senior year at Georgetown University. After graduating from Georgetown College in 2017, Patrick joined the Career Center full-time to work in on-campus recruiting.

Luke Fredericks

Pre-Law Advisor
(202) 687-1403 |

Before coming to Georgetown, Luke represented condemned prisoners on Alabama’s death row as an attorney at the Equal Justice Initiative. He also met with diverse groups from across the country--often college and law-school students--to advocate for criminal justice reform. Most recently, he worked as a trial attorney with the Maryland Office of the Public Defender.  

Prior to his legal career, Luke taught English with the Peace Corps in Guinea and Liberia and later worked as an LSAT instructor and de facto law-school admissions counselor in Berkeley, California. After having helped hundreds of students get into law school, he eventually made his own way to NYU Law.

Amanda Friday

Manager, Outreach & Program Initiatives, Career Counselor
(202) 687-3843 |

Amanda joined the team at Cawley in July of 2018. Prior to coming to Georgetown, Amanda earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Tennessee, a Master of education from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a Master of Arts in counseling from the George Washington University. She is completing her Doctor of Philosophy in counseling with a focus on athletic retirement, social justice, and career transition from the George Washington University. Her journey to the Hilltop has been a winding one. Formerly a college coach and team-building facilitator, over the past six years Amanda has focused her career efforts in the fields of career services and professional development. She has a passion for providing authentic and inclusive solutions to specific needs and has previously worked in community mental health clinics, university settings, school settings, and in hospital settings working with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Amanda is also an adjunct professor for the George Washington University.

Beth Harlan

Associate Director, Career Education & Counseling
(202) 687-3662 |

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.

Martha Llerena

Business Operations Manager
(202) 687-8317 |

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.

Matt Maples

Assistant Director, Technology and Assessment
(202) 687-8308 |

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.

Allison Moesel

Assistant Director, Career Education and Counseling
(202) 687-2510 |

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.

Julio Orozco

Career Counselor
(202) 687-0318 |

Julio joined the Cawley Career Education Center in a full-time role in spring 2018. He has been in the counseling field for 11 years in a variety of settings and with diverse populations. He currently works with Georgetown undergraduates, both individually and in groups, to help them articulate their story and develop an individualized career strategy. He earned a Doctor of Education from Argosy University in Counselor Education and Supervision, a Master of Arts in Community Counseling from Argosy University and a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Nyack College in New York.

Elizabeth Schill

Manager, Employer Relations and Industry Advising, Government, Non-Profit and Education
(202) 687-7121 |

Beth joined the Cawley Career Education Center in September, 2017, and works with employers and students to find opportunities in the government, non-profit and education sectors. Before coming to Georgetown, Beth spent over a decade working in federal human capital policy work, first at CEB, then at Deloitte Consulting's Federal Practice, and last as a research manager at the Partnership for Public Service. Beth earned a Masters of Philosophy in International Development from the University of Cambridge, and a dual bachelor's in cultural anthropology and social theory from the University of Michigan.

Jodi Schneiderman

Manager, Employer Relations and Industry Advising, Health, Science, and Technology
(202) 687-3576 |

Jodi is the industry advisor for health, sciences, and technology sectors. She has worked in higher education for over 10 years, including at the University of Colorado at Boulder and SUNY Potsdam. She has advised various majors, including computer science, engineering, physics, as well as life, physical, and social sciences. Jodi has also spent a few years of her career focused on supporting international students and students seeking to work abroad.  Prior to working in higher education, Jodi worked as Change Management Specialist in the IT department 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 and an additional master’s degree in community counseling.  Jodi received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from a private college, The College of St. Scholastica, based on Catholic Benedictine values with a mission to prepare students for a life of purpose, much like Georgetown University.

Yirgealem Tesfu

Office Administrative Manager
(202) 687-3493 |

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.