Doreen Amorosa Selected to Lead MBA Career Management

August 20, 2010 Doreen Amorosa
Former American Express and Merrill Lynch Executive Brings Global Recruitment Experience to the School
Doreen Amorosa has been selected as associate dean and managing director of MBA Career Management at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. She began in her new position in early August.
“Dean Amorosa brings to this position extensive recruitment experience and a track record of success at companies such as American Express and Merrill Lynch,” said George Daly, dean of Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. “As a Georgetown alumnus, she understands both our students’ aspirations and employers’ hiring requirements.”
Amorosa has responsibility for the Office of MBA Career Management, which assists students with everything from identifying career options to being hired after graduation. She previously was the vice president for global recruitment and workforce planning at American Express, where she was accountable for recruitment strategy for hiring activity globally up to the director level, as well as service delivery of recruitment in the United States.
From 2006 to late 2007, Amorosa was the vice president of resourcing at ICI, where she was the global recruitment leader for more than 5,000 hires annually. Previously, she led talent acquisition at Avaya. In that position, she was accountable for 3,000 management and university hires annually. Amorosa joined Avaya after spending more than 20 years at Merrill Lynch. In her last position there, she was responsible for development and delivery of recruitment infrastructure, temporary staffing, retention and work/life programs, diversity initiatives, and HR policy.
Amorosa received an MBA from Seton Hall University with a concentration in management and industrial relations and a B.S. in management with a minor in psychology from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Additionally, she is a former member of the advisory board for the McDonough School of Business and is a senior advisor to the recruiting roundtable of the Corporate Executive Board.
About Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 500 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, visit