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Richard Glass

Responsibilities: Directing the overall operations of the Liberty University Career Center

Liberty Staff Member Since: March 2012

Degrees: M.B.A. (Graduate with distinction) Liberty University
                B.B.A. in Finance (Summa Cum Laude) Texas State University

Bio: Served 30 years in the private sector business world, with 15 years in the information technology industry as an executive responsible for providing multi-million dollar solutions and professional staffing services to private and public sector operations throughout the United States.  He is the registered director on the board of a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation; business owner, former Private School Board of Directors member, a deacon and an adult couples Sunday School teacher.


Kathleen Welch

Assistant Director
kmwelch@liberty.edu

Responsibilities:  Assist the Director in the operations of the Career Center, and oversees the activities of the Career Counselors and Employer Relations Coordinators.

Liberty Staff Member Since: August 2014  

Degrees:  M.B.A., Penn State University; B.S. Accounting, Penn State University
                 B.S. Business Administration, Meredith College    

Bio:  Kathleen has served over 20 years in the private sector business world with a career that has spanned multiple industries (accounting, consulting, airline, energy and online retail) and across all disciplines. She is an owner of small business that has global customer base.  In her prior roles she was also a hiring manager, a member of key recruiting teams at major universities, and a liaison between career centers and employers. So she understands the needs and constraints of employers and students.

Kathleen finds great joy in connecting employers with students as these relationships can truly change a person’s life and positively impact his/her future. She has served on numerous boards for organizations, higher education and ministry-related charities.  

Heather Brown

Events Coordinator/Web Manager
careerevents@liberty.edu

Responsibilities: Events and Recruitment Coordinator/Web Manager

Liberty Staff Member Since: June 2013

Degrees: B.S. - Business Administration, Liberty University, Anticipated 2015,
                A.A.S. - Small Business Entrepreneurship/Business Computer Systems, Trident Technical College-South Carolina, 2011
                A.A.S. - Human Resource Management, Trident Technical College -South Carolina, 2011

Bio: Heather moved to Lynchburg, VA in January 2012. June of 2013, God graciously opened up an opportunity for her at Liberty University as the Office Administrator in the Career Center. Within 2 months, she transitioned into her current role as the Events and Recruitment Coordinator. She also manages the Career Center website. Heather is a planner and coordinator at heart, so this is something that she truly finds joy in, and is so grateful for the opportunity. Heather married her best friend in 2008 and has three beautiful children. She is truly blessed to be in such a breathtaking city and is excited to see what the Lord has planned for her and her family!


Maureen Johnson-Inabinett

Office Administrator
mjohnsoninabinett@liberty.edu

Responsibilities: Office Administrator

Liberty Staff Member Since: August 2015

Degrees: B.S. – Paralegal Studies, Liberty University, Anticipated 2016
                Paralegal Certification – University of Maryland, College Park

Bio: Maureen and her family moved from Northern Virginia to Lynchburg in 2014. Born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Maryland, Maureen attended the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland University College, where she received her paralegal certification before focusing her attention on raising a young family. Maureen is a firm believer in Christian education and began a career that spans 15+ years in the primary and secondary Christian education settings performing administrative, communications and admissions work. Maureen is a Liberty University Online student and feels blessed to be a part of such a dynamic Christian organization. She and her husband have five children, two of whom are married and three who are currently in high school. Maureen and her family are happy to call Thomas Road Baptist Church and Lynchburg their new home.


Career Counselors


Tracey Good

Lead Career Counselor
tlgood2@liberty.edu

Responsibilities: Directs the activities of the Career Counselors and interacts with students in Education, FACS, Nursing, and Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberty Staff Member Since: September 2008

Degrees:  M.A. in Professional Counseling, Liberty University, 2011
                 B.S. in Clinical Psychology, Liberty University, 1988

Bio: With a previous focus on teaching and volunteer leadership, Tracey had the opportunity to begin as the Career Center’s Office Manager in 2008 and then as a Career Counselor the following year.  She is able to use her counseling education and teaching experience to meet with students individually as well as present to residential classes on professional development skills and tailor resume workshops to service graduate students.


Tyler Holder

Career Counselor
tcholder@liberty.edu

Responsibilities: Department of Health Sciences, Rawlings School of Divinity

Liberty Staff Member Since: March 2012

Degrees: M.A.R. - Church Ministry, Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, 2009
                B.S. in Biblical Studies, Liberty University 2008

Bio: Tyler has been involved with college students in the Lynchburg area since 2010 when he served on staff at a local church as an Associate Pastor. Since then he has transitioned to the Career Counseling team where he continues to use his passion for helping college students determine their full potential in the Lord and helping them to think past graduation. Tyler and his family enjoy spending their free time outside, in community, and enjoying a good cup of coffee together. 


Linda Bell

Career Counselor
lbell27@liberty.edu

Responsibilities:  School of Government; Department of History; School of Aeronautics; Undeclared Students.

Liberty Staff Member Since: August 2015

Degrees: B.S. Psychology, Liberty University, Lynchburg VA. 

Certifications:  Early Childhood, Elementary Teaching Certification; C.L.A.S.S. Observer and Trainer

Bio:  As an educator and administrator, who has spent considerable time training and assessing effective interactions between students and teachers, Linda has an approach to professional development that focuses on emerging competencies that meet the goals of professionals and employers.  Linda co-developed curriculum and taught Professional Development courses for first year students at Johnson and Wales University in Providence RI.  She has taught and directed education programs for young children, in which she trains staff and college student teachers.   Linda encourages Liberty students to build skills for career success while they learn, volunteer, and work during college.  She considers it a blessing to be able to engage students in actively thinking about and practicing now the skills necessary for their success in all aspects of their lives going forward, and to inform and guide Liberty students and alumni in the use of the variety of tools the Liberty University Career Center offers them.


Debra S.

Career Counselor
careers@liberty.edu

Responsibilities: School of Business: Accounting, Communications, Digital Marketing & Advertising, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Green and Sustainable Management, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Leadership, Marketing Analytics, Marketing: Sales Management & Professional Selling, Project Management, Public Administration, Strategic Marketing Management

Liberty Staff Member Since: September 2013

Degrees: B.S.Organizational Management and Behavior
                Graduate studies in Counseling Psychology

Bio: Debra is passionate about helping students identify their God given skills, talents, and gifts, while learning about career options.


Amanda Rose

Career Counselor
arose28@liberty.edu

Responsibilities: Department of Counselor Education and Family Studies; School of Communication & Creative Arts; Undecided Students (Last Name N-Z)

Liberty Staff Member Since: August 2012

Degrees: M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Liberty University, 2015
                B.A. Psychology, Peace College, 2012

Bio: As a recent graduate of Liberty University with a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Amanda found her passion for working with college students during her practicum experience at William Peace University in Raleigh, North Carolina. Amanda co-taught a Professional Development course, as well as assisted students with career exploration utilizing the FOCUS 2 assessment. It was during this experience that her desire to help students reach their career goals began to grow. In addition to her responsibilities at the Career Center, she also serves as a Clinical Counselor at Hyland Heights Baptist Church where she counsels women of diverse backgrounds. Amanda is honored to be a part of the Career Center team and is looking forward to the work that God has planned.

 

Lee Ann Schaner

Career Counselor
lgentry@liberty.edu

Responsibilities:  Departments of Biology, Chemistry/Zoology, Department of Cinematic Arts Department of English, TESL and Spanish, Department of Psychology, School of Religion-Women’s Leadership, School of Music and Theatre.                      

Liberty Staff Member Since: January, 2016

Degrees: M.A. Counseling and Human Relations
                B.S. History- Liberty University, Lynchburg VA. 

Certifications:  Certified Nutritionist for the State of Virginia, Member of AACC, Certified Interviewer.

BioAfter years of working for the State of Virginia as a WIC Coordinator and HR Analyst, Lee Ann thoroughly enjoys working in the Career Center where Christ is honored.  Her experience includes; mentoring interns, onboarding, employee training, interviewing, teaching, and counseling. Each day in the Career Center, she enjoys listening to students as they share unique stories of how God brought them to Liberty. She considers it a privilege to serve and encourage each student. Lee Ann and her family enjoy cooking together, going to historical sites and just hanging out. She works in the Divorce Care Ministry at Thomas Road Baptist Church.


Washington Fellowship

Hanna Bruce

The Washington Fellowship Recruitment Coordinator
hjbruce@liberty.edu

Responsibilities: Washington Fellowship Recruitment

Liberty Staff Member Since: June 2007

Degrees: M.A. Human Services, Liberty University, 2008
                B.S. Psychology, Liberty University, 2007

Bio: Hanna is originally from Charlotte, North Carolina but now makes her home in Lynchburg, Virginia. She is a two time graduate from Liberty and has been both a team member and a director of Liberty’s Ministry Teams.  After working and traveling with music groups for several years, she transitioned into the role of career counselor, assisting Liberty traveling students as they make decisions and take steps towards their future goals. Hanna is passionate about worshipping God, not only through music, but throughout everyday circumstances.  


Mark Hager

The Washington Fellowship Placement Coordinator
mdhager@liberty.edu

Responsibilities: The Washington Fellowship Internship Placement

Liberty Staff Member Since: Jan. 2013 Admissions, Aug. 2014 Career Center

Degrees:  M.S Criminal Justice: Public Administration, Liberty University 2015
                 B.S Business Administration, Liberty University 2012
              

Bio: Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice: Public Administration. Before transitioning to the Washington Fellowship in June of 2015, Mark served as Employer Relations Coordinator for Liberty’s School of Divinity and Communication & Creative Arts. There, he worked with many companies nationally, recruiting their hiring efforts torwards Liberty University Career Events. As the Placement Coordinator, Mark travels to Washington, DC regularly to collaborate with many NGOs and Federal Government Entities on behalf of Liberty University’s Washington Fellowship. Mark is passionate about seeing young people succeed both personally and professionally, and enjoys interacting and networking with students, faculty, staff, and employers. He is a native of Saint Louis, Missouri and is a dedicated Cardinals fan. He currently resides in Forest, Virginia with his wife.


Employer Relations Coordinators

Giuseppe Cucci

Employer Relations Coordinator
gdcucci@liberty.edu
Heather Brown

Responsibilities:  Employer Relations focused in Government and Health Sciences

Liberty Staff Member Since:  August 2012

Degrees:  M.B.A. Liberty University, 2015
                 Graduate Certificate in General Business, Liberty University, 2014
                 B.S. Criminal Justice, Liberty University, 2012

Bio: Giuseppe has ten years of business management experience working in his family’s successful business. Before transferring to his current role, he worked for nearly two years at Liberty University as an Admission Specialist in their online division. Additionally, Giuseppe serves as the local chairman for the Lynchburg Area Young Republicans, where He oversees campaign initiatives, manages an executive board, and directs strategic planning for the group. Included in his community outreach, Giuseppe sits as a board member for the Lynchburg Business Development Centre. Giuseppe currently resides in Lynchburg with his wife, Sarah


Shannon Gaudio

Employer Relations Coordinator
sbgaudio@liberty.edu

Responsibilities: Recruits Employers for the Rawlings School of Divinity and the School of Communication & Creative Arts.

Liberty Staff Member Since: December 2014  

Degrees:  B.A. Spanish and International Marketing – Clemson University 1994 

Bio: Shannon returned to Lynchburg, VA in August 2012 after 4 years in Tampa and 11 years at Smith Mountain Lake. She worked in software sales for IBM before helping found and operate several family businesses, including a lifestyle and entertainment magazine, ad agency, and a watersports retail shop. She is excited to be a part of the Career Center mission at Liberty University and is looking forward to pursuing her Master’s Degree in Sports Marketing in the fall of 2015. Shannon is possibly the world’s biggest college football fan and is blessed to be the mother of a wonderful son and daughter.