Recruiters & Companies


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.

Employer Relations

Chicago Booth's Employer Relations team is 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 campus recruiting process.

Stephanie O'Connor
Senior Director - Employer Relations
Phone: 773.834.5442
Christy Leak
Director – Relationship Management
Phone: 773.834.2839
Janice Farrar
Associate Director – Relationship Management
Phone: 773.702.9209
Jenna Hess
Associate Director – Employer Development
Phone: 773.702.7738

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
Heather Trompeter
Associate Director - Employer Development
Phone: 773.834.0243

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.

Katherine Darius
Associate Director - Employer Development
Phone: 773.702.7766
Melanie Scarlata
Associate Director – Relationship Management
Phone: 773.834.8261

Katherine 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.

Bonnie Ford
Manager, Employer Progams and Events
Phone: 773.702.7407

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

Jackie Campbell
Manager, Employer Programs and Events
Phone: 773.834.8623

Jackie manages employer events, such as Booth Business Forums and private equity dinners.  In addition Jackie oversees the Chicago Booth job board (GTS).