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.

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 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 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
Christy Leak
Director – Relationship Management
Phone: 773.834.2839
Janice Farrar
Associate Director – Relationship Management
Phone: 773.702.9209
Jenna Hess
Assistant 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 Rice
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.

Angelene Iozzo
Associate Director - Employer Development
Phone: 773.702.7766
Melanie Scarlata
Associate Director – Relationship Management
Phone: 773.834.8261

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.

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 helps manage 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

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

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

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

Career Management

Char Bennington
Phone: 773.834.2618
Kirsten Nelson
Senior Associate Director
Phone: 773.702.5092
Jody Becker
Senior Associate Director
Phone: 773.834.4140
Fern O'Neill
Associate Director
Phone: 773.834.0098
Catherine Clement
Assistant Director
Phone: 773.702.9189
Kay Dawson
Assistant Director
Phone: 773.702.9190
Jasper Walker
Manager, Career Management Events
Cristina Shepard
Assistant Director, Career Management Events
Phone: 773.834.3539

Career Resource Center

Hana Field
Phone: 773.834.5443
Rabia Baig
Phone: 773.834.0449
Library Staff
Phone: 773.702.7406

Information Systems and Reporting

Paul Steven
Associate Director, Data Analysis and Research
Phone: 773.702.7016
Carolyn Rydz
Data Coordinator

Office Administration

Barbara Vance
Senior Office Manager
Phone: 773.702.7436