Congratulations to our recent placements! – May 2019

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We are delighted to share with you the names of talented candidates who have recently advanced into key leadership positions with our partner institutions.


Karleen Howard
Director of Financial Aid, McDaniel College

Travis Carter
Director of Admission, Randolph College

Jim Irwin
Vice President of Business & Finance, Washington & Jefferson College

Rachel Beech
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management, California State University, San Bernardino

Kim Chandler
Director of Athletics and Chair of Sports Studies, Recreation, and Athletics, Whitman College

Carole Dowell
Executive Director, Associated Students, San Jose State University

Chloe Abshire
Assistant Dean/Director of Fraternity & Sorority Affairs, Lehigh University

Bradley Hill
Associate Director, Memorial Union, Iowa State University

Bethany Ellis
Director of Athletics and Chair of the Department of Physical Education, Wellesley College

Brendan O’Brien
Director, International Students and Scholars Office, Iowa State University

Megan Buda
Director of Community Standards, University of Connecticut

Christine Mata
Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, University of California, Riverside

Paul Timmins
Executive Director, University Career Center, University of Oregon

Anne Jannarone
Assistant Dean and Director of Disability Services, Georgia Institute of Technology

Bridgid Pavilonis
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Ariana Gonzalez
Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Barnard College

Ellen Heffernan

President - Spelman Johnson

Ellen Heffernan graduated from Smith College with a B.A. in economics and government. She joined Spelman Johnson in 1996, after a ten-year career in higher education that included positions at Smith College and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is also a national speaker and writer on topics related to recruiting and professional development in higher education and serves as faculty for several national higher education association professional development programs. Ellen also currently serves on the executive board of the National Association of Executive Recruiters.