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 craft true narratives to talk about their interests and experiences
Chandlee provides career/job search coaching to all students and is a liaison to the Sciences and STEM careers. An English major in college, Chandlee's first job was in professional development for rocket scientists; she served as the National Young Member Liaison for the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). This experience taught her two things: the mission-critical importance of strong collaboration and that all professionals have both shared and unique professional development needs. Chandlee then studied at the University of Virginia's Curry School, where she earned an M.Ed. in Counseling. 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 served as the lead facilitator for the NYC Job Seekers Meetup, a grassroots organization hosted on Meetup.com, at the height of the 2008 recession. Outside of work, she studies Creative Writing in Dartmouth's Master of Liberal Arts program and 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.
Hometown: Hollis, New Hampshire
Secret Skill: Cooking
Zach works with all students and serves as the Pre-Law advisor at Dartmouth and is the CPD’s liaison to the LGBTQIA+ community. Prior to working at Dartmouth, Zach attended Binghamton University where he completed his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Consulting & Leadership and Marketing. He then went on to graduate school at Teachers College, Columbia University where he completed his Master’s 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.
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.
Courtney assists in the logistics and coordination of the Recruiting Program, including on-campus interviews, recruiting workshops and career fairs as well as the general management of DartBoard. Prior to working at the CPD, Courtney worked as a Financial Administrator and Human Resources Coordinator for the University of Cincinnati, where she focused on hiring and on-boarding staff and student employees. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication with a minor in Electronic Media & Broadcasting from Northern Kentucky University, where she gained her passion for working in higher education.
These invaluable members of our team keep our website updated, our programs scheduled and running, and the office open!
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 general operations, including but not limited, to special event coordinating and personnel administration. Aimee also trains and provides leadership to new employees, as well as manages the department’s operating budget, account appropriations, internship funding, class donations, and processes all funding allocations and stewardships. 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.
Nathan 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. He previously was employed by Rivier University as an admissions counselor and assisted students throughout the admissions process. Nathan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Assumption College in Worcester, MA and is interested in promoting culture and diversity in higher education.