Recruiters & Companies

Contact

If you are interested in hiring Chicago Booth students and alumni, please contact the appropriate staff at the Charles M. Harper Center, as listed below.

Career Services

Career Services
Harper Center
5807 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773.702.7405 / f. 773.702.9252
Julie Morton
Associate Dean, Career Services and Corporate Relations
Phone: 773.834.3591
julie.morton@ChicagoBooth.edu

Julie oversees the strategic direction of career services at Chicago Booth. She works with students and alumni on their career plans as well as with employers who wish to access Chicago Booth talent.

Chris Lawrence
Assistant Director
Phone: 773.702.9188
chris.lawrence@chicagobooth.edu

Chris manages corporate and student-facing activities and also supports scheduling and initiatives of the associate dean, Career Services and Corporate Relations.

Employer Relations

Chicago Booth Career Services has two employer-facing teams, responsible for cultivating and expanding company relationships, developing branding and recruiting strategies through which firms can source MBA and experienced-hire talent, and hosting programs and events that support these goals. Employer development team members identify and build relationships with new companies, or those that may be reconnecting with Chicago Booth. Relationship management team members cultivate relationships with those firms that have an established presence among students and alumni, and includes those companies that participate in the on-campus recruiting process.

Stephanie O'Connor
Director - Employer Relations
Phone: 773.834.5442
stephanie.o’connor@ChicagoBooth.edu
Christy Leak
Director – Relationship Management
Phone: 773.834.2839
christy.leak@ChicagoBooth.edu
Janice Farrar
Associate Director – Relationship Management
Phone: 773.702.9209
janice.farrar@ChicagoBooth.edu
Jenna Hess
Assistant Director – Employer Development
Phone: 773.702.7738
jenna.hess@ChicagoBooth.edu

Janice and Jenna work together to lead company relationships within advertising, consulting and professional services, consumer (consumer packaged goods, food/beverage/tobacco, hospitality, retail), health care, pharmaceuticals, and biopharma.

Jennifer Franke
Assistant Director- Relationship Management
Phone: 773.702.4286
jennifer.franke@ChicagoBooth.edu
Heather Rice
Associate Director - Employer Development
Phone: 773.834.0243
heather.rice@ChicagoBooth.edu

Heather and Jennifer lead company relationships within construction and manufacturing; hedge funds and mutual funds; insurance; investment management; media, sports and entertainment; printing and publishing; software; technology and innovation (computer-related services; e-commerce and internet; telecommunications); transportation (aerospace/aviation; automotive); and venture capital.

Angelene Iozzo
Associate Director - Employer Development
Phone: 773.702.7766
angelene.iozzo@ChicagoBooth.edu
Melanie Scarlata
Associate Director – Relationship Management
Phone: 773.834.8261
melanie.scarlata@ChicagoBooth.edu

Angelene and Melanie lead company relationships within agribusiness; chemical; consumer banking; diversified financial services; energy and utilities; investment banking; not for profit and government; private equity; real estate.

Jennifer Franke
Assistant Director, Employer Progams and Events
Phone: 773.702.7407
jennifer.franke@ChicagoBooth.edu

Jennifer manages the Harper Center interview center and assists students and recruiters on the day of interviews. In addition, Jennifer oversees our employer facing events and conferences as well as all on-campus presentations.

Erin O'Keefe
Manager, Employer Programs and Events
Phone: 773.834.8623
erin.o'keefe@ChicagoBooth.edu

Erin manages a number of global events, including the Chicago Conversations series, as well as the Chicago Booth job board (GTS) and resume referrals.

Asia Pacific

Leslie Joy Taylor, '02
Senior Associate Director - Asia
Phone: +852.2106.1164
leslie.taylor@ChicagoBooth.edu

Based in Hong Kong, Leslie T. builds relationships throughout the Asia Pacific region, including Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, and Singapore.

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Leslie Plaisted
Associate Director - EMEA
leslie.plaisted@ChicagoBooth.edu

Based in London, Leslie P. builds relationships throughout the EMEA region, including London, Barcelona, Geneva, Zurich, Paris, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Johannesburg.

Latin America

Angelene Iozzo
Associate Director - Employer Development
angelene.iozzo@ChicagoBooth.edu

Based in Chicago, Angelene builds relationships throughout Latin America region, including Brazil, Santiago, and Mexico City.

Career Management

Char Bennington
Director
Phone: 773.834.2618
char.bennington@ChicagoBooth.edu
Kirsten Nelson
Senior Associate Director
Phone: 773.702.5092
kirsten.nelson@ChicagoBooth.edu
Jody Becker
Senior Associate Director
Phone: 773.834.4140
jody.becker@ChicagoBooth.edu
Fern O'Neill
Associate Director
Phone: 773.834.0098
fern.oneill@ChicagoBooth.edu
Catherine Clement
Assistant Director
Phone: 773.702.9189
catherine.clement@ChicagoBooth.edu
Kay Dawson
Assistant Director
Phone: 773.702.9190
kay.dawson@ChicagoBooth.edu
Jasper Walker
Manager, Career Management Events
773.834.3030
jasper.walker@ChicagoBooth.edu
Cristina Shepard
Assistant Director, Career Management Events
Phone: 773.834.3539
cris.shepard@ChicagoBooth.edu

Career Resource Center

Hana Field
Librarian
Phone: 773.834.5443
hana.field@ChicagoBooth.edu
Rabia Baig
Manager
Phone: 773.834.0449
rabia.baig@ChicagoBooth.edu
Library Staff
Phone: 773.702.7406
crc-hpc@lists.ChicagoBooth.edu

Information Systems and Reporting

Paul Steven
Associate Director, Data Analysis and Research
Phone: 773.702.7016
paul.steven@ChicagoBooth.edu
Carolyn Rydz
Data Coordinator
Carolyn.Rydz@chicagobooth.edu

Office Administration

Barbara Vance
Senior Office Manager
Phone: 773.702.7436
barbara.vance@ChicagoBooth.edu