Director & Senior Assistant Dean
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Secret Skill: Public Speaking
Roger (Rog) Woolsey is a former corporate executive and award winning college professor experienced in integrated marketing communications, including business development, marketing research, branding, and public relations. He led integrated marketing communications and strategic management initiatives for a variety of industry verticals, including nonprofits, academic institutions, healthcare, apparel and retail, hospitality, telecommunications, commercial real estate, and automotive.
Prior to joining the Dartmouth community, he directed career services at Colby College, served as a Professor of Communication and held staff roles within the Department of Communication at Boston College. He has also lectured and held adjunct roles at Emerson College, Suffolk University and Northeastern University. Rog holds a BA in communications from San Diego State University and MA in Management and Marketing Communications from Emerson College. His field of research includes integrated marketing communications, management and entrepreneurship.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ADVISING TEAM
Our career advising staff is cross-trained to provide general career/job search coaching to all students. As our mission is to support all student interests, each member of the team has specialty areas of expertise and programming. All career advisors help students with career strategy, planning, and applications processes. They also conduct workshops and organize career panels on career exploration/job search topics.
Hometown: Columbia, South Carolina
Expertise: Social Media, Online Presence
Secret Skill: Weaving Yarns (Knitting & Storytelling); helping students tell stories about themselves
Chandlee provides career/job search coaching to all students and is a liaison to the Sciences and STEM careers. In addition, she is the project manager for the CPD’s signature PDA CareerTracker program, a professional development accelerator program for students unique to Dartmouth. Chandlee has also worked as a recruiter, the resume specialist for a national Microsoft campaign and in career offices at Penn, Columbia and Dartmouth’s Thayer School. She is a co-author of the Twitter Job Search Guide and led the NYC Job Seekers Meetup, one of the largest grassroots employment related MeetUps in the U.S. at the height of the 2008 recession. Outside of work, she volunteers for the American Youth Foundation.
Hometown: Belmont, Massachusetts
Secret Skill: Marathon runner
Eric works with all students and serves as CPD’s in-house liaison to Athletics and Greek organizations on campus. Prior to joining the CPD, Eric worked for the Positive Coaching Alliance, a non-profit founded at Stanford that focuses on developing better athletes and better people through positive and character-building experiences. A former Division I ice hockey player at Brown, Eric has also worked in sports television production, including coverage of six Olympic Games, the NFL, NBA, MLB and the NHL. He has won two Emmys for his TV work off the ice and currently coaches young people on the ice through his work as the Goalie Coach for Hanover High School and as a Coach for his son’s Bantam hockey team.
Franzi guides students toward meaningful career decisions through explorations of their values, motivations, and goals. As a big believer in the power of inclusive hospitality, Franzi is fiercely committed to creating environments where people thrive in learning and community and maximize their potential. Grounded in the principles of positive psychology, her work is informed by her experiences in coaching, assessment, and teaching. In her free time, Franzi loves hanging out with her baby girl Josephine and her husband Todd.
Our employer relations team works with organizations seeking increased visibility on campus, where they can actively promote opportunities to Dartmouth students and collect application materials through our office. The team manages our high-volume Recruiting Program and helps students with application submissions and interview scheduling.
Senior Associate Director
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
Fun Fact: Diehard Hockey Fan
Monica oversees our year-round employer relations efforts, including the Recruiting Program, and the annual Employer Connections Fair. She advises employers on marketing and recruiting strategies, as well as employment and compensation trends. Monica also provides advice to students, primarily seniors, regarding the job/internship application process, interviewing protocols, and offers.
Hometown: Little Compton, Rhode Island
Secret Skill: Photography
Fiona manages the implementation of the office’s Recruiting Program, which includes career fairs, resume drops, and on-campus interviewing for both internships and entry-level positions. She enjoys interacting with employers and promoting a variety of opportunities for students. As an undergraduate, Fiona studied English and then went on to pursue a Master of Arts in Teaching. Prior to joining the Center for Professional Development, Fiona worked as the Assistant Director of Student Activities at Trinity College. She’s excited to be working with students and looks forward to continuing to support the needs of undergraduates.
Hometown: Hollis, NH
Secret Skill: An excellent cook
Zach assists in the logistics and coordination of the CPD’s Recruiting Program, including on-campus interviews, resume drops, career fairs, and the general management of DartBoard. Prior to working at Dartmouth, Zach attended Binghamton University in Upstate New York where he completed his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration concentrating in Consulting & Leadership and Marketing. He then went on to graduate school at Teachers College, Columbia University where he completed his Masters degree in Higher and Postsecondary Education. Zach was the Executive Vice President and President of his Student Government Association at Binghamton University and worked in the Career Services office while at Columbia.
These invaluable members of our team keep our website updated, our programs scheduled and running, and the office open!
Hometown: Mahopac, New York
Secret Skill: Pet Photography
Renata assists and oversees office operations including managing budget development, planning events, administering logistics for the SELF funding program, and hiring and training new staff. She comes to CPD with five years of experience in office management, including serving as the assistant to the Executive Director of the Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill. A Yankees Fan, Renata graduated from The State University of New York at Potsdam with a bachelor’s degree in History.
Career Information Coordinator
Hometown: Canaan, New Hampshire
Secret Skill: Singer-Songwriter for Piano and Voice
Ashley manages our office website and oversees all data management, including confidential student and alumni records. She conducts comprehensive research and reporting, manages our student internship feedback database, and generates timely online and digital communications to support employer development and student engagement efforts. Ashley also provides extensive support to employers posting jobs and internships. Prior to working at the CPD, Ashley worked for several years in the Admissions department at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Ashley holds a Bachelor's degree in Student Ministry, and a Master's degree in Educational Ministry from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston.
Aimee oversees the front desk of the CPD and supports the team with various tasks such as triaging calls and emails, managing advising appointments, assisting with marketing, directing special projects, and making sure the all-important coffee bar is fully stocked at all times. She previously managed a GNC franchise and worked on research and editing projects for Granite State College. Aimee holds a Bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing and is an aspiring screenwriter.