Client Relations Manager
Center for Corporate and Professional Development
Job Description: I am the client relations manager for the Center for Corporate and Professional Development at Kent State University. I am responsible for working with corporate clients to design and implement custom-tailored talent development programs. I serve as a liaison for clients and facilitators during the preparation, implementation and post-evaluation phases of each program.
Worked at KSU since: January 2012
Employment Prior to Kent State University: Lexicomp, Inc.
Likes Most About Kent State University: I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with wonderful colleagues in this beautiful campus setting.
Attraction to Kent State University as an Employer: I wanted to be a part of the history and tradition that makes Kent State University an exceptional institution of higher learning.
Resides in: Tallmadge, Ohio
Hometown: Tallmadge, Ohio
Education: B.S. Education, Kent State University
Hobbies: I enjoy reading and traveling with my family. During the warmer months, I like to experience the outdoors by working in the yard or taking family walks.
School of Art
Job Description: I advise students in the School of Art – fine arts, crafts, art education and art history – regarding class selection, major and minor requirements, and university policies and procedures. I make sure my continuing students stay on track toward graduation and also advise prospective students about the many opportunities available as an art major.
Worked at KSU since: October 2006
Employment Prior to Kent State University: Franklin University, Columbus, Ohio
Likes Most About Kent State University: I’ve always loved the natural green space on campus combined with the opportunities to grow and learn in a diverse and open setting. Even though Kent is a large campus, it still retains that small, familiar campus feel. I especially love working for the College of the Arts–being surrounded by such creative, inspirational and innovative students and staff is just amazing!
Attraction to Kent State University as an Employer: I’ve spent so many years on campus, mostly as a student, but also now as an employee, that I can’t really imagine working anywhere else. Kent State is a part of who I am. Having the opportunity to work in a center of open learning, rich diversity and wonderful advancements while doing something I love—helping students—it doesn’t get any better than that for me.
Resides in: Stow, Ohio
Hometown: Barberton, Ohio
Education: Bachelor of Arts, English, Kent State University, 1992; Master of Education, Higher Education Administration, Kent State University, 1995
Hobbies: Reading, especially biographies and the ‘Harry Potter’ novels; watching movies; attending musicals; and spending time with my family, especially my husband and my beautiful four-year-old daughter.