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Senior Associate Director of Admissions
Along with recruiting, reading applications, and interviewing candidates for Chicago Booth, Eddie leads recruitment initiatives for under-represented minorities including African American, Hispanic American, Native American, women, and gays and lesbians. He also works on marketing initiatives. Eddie has served as a co-chair for the annual Graduate Management Admission Counsel (GMAC) conference, and is Chicago Booth's representative for the Ten School Diversity Alliance (TSDA).
Assistant Director of Admissions
Kelly Smith began working with admissions in August of 2013. Kelly serves as an active team member of the operations and outreach team and admissions committee. She is also involved in recruitment and evaluation and will work to engage alumni in the admissions process. Prior to Chicago Booth, Kelly was an administrative honors fellow at the University of Illinois College of Law. In this role, Kelly served as an admissions counselor, student services advisor, and a career counselor for the international master of laws program. Kelly graduated magna cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2011. Prior to law school, Kelly obtained a bachelor of arts in political science & English from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Assistant Director, Admissions Marketing
Lizzie joined the admissions team in June 2015. She serves as a part of the admissions committee and works to develop creative content for various Booth communication channels. She also works closely with The Booth Experience Fellows. Prior to joining Booth, Lizzie attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she earned her bachelor’s degree in strategic communication and communication arts. After graduation, she worked as a freelance videographer/editor for various companies around Milwaukee. In her spare time, Lizzie works as part of the production team for the WBEZ podcast PleasureTown.