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If you are interested in establishing a new relationship with Chicago Booth, meet with a member of our Employer Development team and tell us how Booth can support your company's hiring needs. Connect with your firm's Relationship Manager to nurture your company's existing relationship with Booth and become more involved.

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
stephanie.oconnor@ChicagoBooth.edu
Christy Leak
Director – Relationship Management
Phone: 773.834.2839
christy.leak@ChicagoBooth.edu
Jackie Campbell
Assistant Director, Employer Programs & Events
Phone: 773.834.8623
jackie.campbell@chicagobooth.edu

Jackie manages Booth’s job board and event logistics for a variety of employer-facing programs and events.  

Katherine Knight
Manager, Employer Programs & Events
Phone: 773.7027407
katherine.knight@chicagobooth.edu

Katherine manages the interview center and event logistics related to campus recruiting.

Corporate & Consulting Industry Coverage

Carol Winfrey, Janice Farrar and Huneth Lor work together to lead company relationships across a diverse range of corporate and consulting firms. 

Details on specific industry coverage can be found below.

Janice Farrar
Associate Director – Relationship Management
Phone: 773.702.9209
janice.farrar@ChicagoBooth.edu

Janice works with corporates and consulting firms that host campus recruiting activities such as presentations and interviews, and she leads company relationships within the following industries:  consulting, consumer goods, healthcare and retail.  

Carol Winfrey
Senior Associate Director, Employer Development
Phone: 773.702.7738
carol.winfrey@ChicagoBooth.edu

Carol leads company relationships within the following industries: accounting, advertising and marketing services, business design, consumer research, life sciences, and luxury goods. In addition, Carol manages experienced hire recruiting (alumni and executive MBA candidates) for the following industries: consulting, consumer products, food and beverage, healthcare and retail. 

Huneth Lor-Fair
Assistant Director—Employer Development
Phone: 773.834.0243
h.lor-fair@ChicagoBooth.edu

Huneth leads company relationships within the following industries: aerospace and aviation, agribusiness, automotive, chemicals and plastics, construction, e-commerce, energy and utilities, entertainment, industrial products, manufacturing, media, printing and publishing, sports, technology and travel/transportation.

Financial Services and Nonprofit Industry Coverage

Danielle Scoppettuolo, Melanie Scarlata, and Katherine Darius work together to lead company relationships across a diverse range of financial services and nonprofit organizations. Details on specific industry coverage can be found below.

Danielle Scoppettuolo
Assistant Director - Relationship Management
Phone: 773.702.4286
danielle.scoppettuolo@ChicagoBooth.edu

Danielle leads company relationships within the following industries, working with companies that host campus recruiting activities such as presentations and interviews: investment banking, diversified financial services, and education.  

Katherine Darius
Associate Director - Employer Development
Phone: 773.702.7766
katherine.darius@ChicagoBooth.edu

Katherine leads company relationships within the following industries: private equity, venture capital, accelerators and incubators, family foundations, financial technology, real estate, and select non-profits.

Melanie Scarlata
Senior Associate Director – Relationship Management
Phone: 773.834.8261
melanie.scarlata@ChicagoBooth.edu

Melanie leads company relationships within the following industries: commercial banking, hedge funds, insurance, investment management, impact investing, government, and select nonprofits.  

Asia Pacific

Julia Herries
Director, Employer Relations - APAC
Phone: +852.2533.9509
julia.herries@chicagobooth.edu

Based in Hong Kong, Julia builds relationships throughout the APAC region.  

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Leslie Plaisted
Senior Associate Director - EMEA
leslie.plaisted@ChicagoBooth.edu

Based in London, Leslie builds relationships throughout the EMEA region, including London, Barcelona, Geneva, Zurich, Paris, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Johannesburg.

Latin America & Canada

Katherine Darius
Associate Director–Latin America and Canada
katherine.darius@ChicagoBooth.edu

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

Last Updated 8/25/17