MBA Career Center Hours:

Located in the Hariri Building Suite 285, the MBA Career Center is open Mondays through Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.*, and Fridays, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Contact us at (202) 687-3741 or mbacareercenter@georgetown.edu.

*Hours may vary during holidays and summer break.

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Doreen Amorosa

Associate Dean, McDonough Career Services 

Doreen Amorosa serves as the faculty liaison and is responsible for managing the MBA Career Center strategy and team direction, as well as student, faculty, alumni, and university relationships within the McDonough School of Business. In addition to these efforts, Amorosa manages recruiting strategies, networking opportunities, and employer relationship development globally.

Prior to her career at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, Amorosa served as the vice president for global recruitment and workforce planning at American Express, where she managed the recruitment strategy both within the United States and globally. Her experience also includes serving as the vice president of resourcing at ICI; director of talent acquisition at Avaya; and more than 20 years of experience working with Merrill Lynch, where she oversaw recruitment, staffing, diversity initiatives, and HR policy. Amorosa holds an MBA from Seton Hall University and earned a BSBA degree in management from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Throughout the last half of her corporate experience, Amorosa was a member of the McDonough School of Business Board of Advisors.

Eric Young

Eric Young

Assistant Dean, Technology, Media, Entertainment, and Sports Industries and Entrepreneurship
Industry Practice Leader and Certified Career Coach

Eric leads relationship building with employers and students interested in the technology, media, entertainment, sports. He also coaches entrepreneurship students. Eric joined the Georgetown MBA Career Center following a 20-year international career at Accenture, where he began as a technology consultant and served in various human resources roles across the United States, India, and Canada. Eric holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Maryland, an M.A. in organizational management from The George Washington University, and a certificate in corporate leadership from Georgetown University.

Contact Eric: ewy2@georgetown.edu

Maureen Carpenter

Maureen Carpenter

Assistant Dean, Financial Services, Real Estate, and Hospitality Industries
Industry Practice Leader and Certified Career Coach

Maureen Carpenter leads relationship building with employers and students interested in financial services, real estate and hospitality. Maureen joined the McDonough MBA Career Center from the NYU Stern Office of Career Development, where she was the director of relationship management, responsible for creating and expanding opportunities for Stern students by building strategic partnerships with diverse organizations.

Prior to joining Stern, Maureen was a vice president in operations at Credit Suisse Securities and Goldman, Sachs & Company where she specialized in oversight of core control functions, business process improvement, campus recruitment, project management, and staff development. Maureen received an MBA in finance from the Wharton School of Business and a B.A. in economics from Georgetown University. 

Contact Maureen: mec22@georgetown.edu

Karen Kouagou

Karen Kouagou

Associate Director, Energy & Cleantech, Government, Not-for-Profit/Social Impact, and International Development Industries
Industry Practice Leader and Certified Career Coach

Karen has a broad international consulting background primarily in human resources in both corporate and nonprofit organizations, most recently as an executive recruiter at the World Bank. Throughout her career – which has spanned temporary staffing, executive search, private sector, multinational and outplacement companies – Karen has specialized in recruitment and training. 

Fluent in French, her global perspective has been enhanced by experiences as a host family, university exchange student, and expatriate. Karen holds a master’s degree in international commerce and policy from George Mason University and a bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary. Karen is the co-founder of the Benin Education Fund (BEF), a 501(c)3 organization that supports needy students in West Africa. 

Contact Karen: kek83@georgetown.edu

Larry Verbiest

Larry Verbiest

Associate Director, Consulting Industry
Industry Practice Leader and Certified Career Coach

Larry leads relationship building with employers and students interested in consulting. He joined the Georgetown MBA Career Center following a 22-year career as an officer in the United States Army, more than seven years in consulting with Booz Allen Hamilton, and subsequently as the executive director of a nonprofit organization. Highlights of his military service included being assigned to the staff and faculty at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, and commanding a tank battalion at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

At Booz Allen Hamilton, he led interdisciplinary teams of consultants on contracts within the human capital and health markets and was very involved with employee recruiting. Larry holds a B.S. from the United States Military Academy, an M.A. in international policy studies from Stanford University, and an MPA from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. He also completed a change management certification program at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

Contact Larry:  ljv4@georgetown.edu

Gopika Spaenle

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Associate Director, Consumer Goods & Retail, Healthcare, and Manufacturing & Transportation Industries
Industry Practice Leader and Career Coach

Gopika leads relationship building with employers and students interested in consumer products, retail, healthcare, manufacturing and transportation. She joined the Georgetown MBA Career Center after leading account management for the Education Advisory Board (EAB), a leading research, consulting and technology company focused on higher education. Prior to that, she served for eight years in a global marketing role at INSEAD Business School in Singapore. Gopika also worked in marketing and sales in the healthcare industry, both for Novartis and the Advisory Board Company. During her career, she has lived and worked in Switzerland, Australia, Singapore, and Washington, D.C.

Gopika holds a B.A. in history from Amherst College, a master's from the University of Oxford, and an MBA from IMD.

Contact Gopika: gb26@georgetown.edu

Diana Banks

Diana Banks

Associate Director, Employer Development
Employer Development, Alumni Coaching and Certified Career Coach

Diana focuses on employer development and alumni and functional career coaching. She brings more than 20 years of corporate experience serving in a variety of roles with escalating responsibility at Reuters America, Bowne Financial Services, and most recently American Express. At American Express, Diana was vice president of global consulting, leading a team responsible for executing strategic engagements for Fortune 500 firms. Diana earned a BBA from Baruch College and an MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Business, Northwestern University. 

Contact Diana: dlb134@georgetown.edu

Daniel Couladis

Daniel Couladis

Associate Director, MBA Career Curricula and Communications
Career Curricula & Communication

Daniel designs and executes a set of comprehensive and effective career curricula to ensure that MBA students are employer-ready in the competitive global recruiting environment. He also strategically advances the mission of the MBA Career Center by developing communication strategies to impact a diverse set of internal and external audiences. Prior to Georgetown, Daniel was an executive coach in the areas of leadership, communication, and presentation. He’s partnered with senior leaders across the Fortune 500 including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, McDonald’s, Estee Lauder, Kimberly-Clark, Prudential, Hasbro, and Insight.

Daniel received an MBA from the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University and a B.A. in communications, law, economics, and government from American University.

Contact Daniel: dsc88@georgetown.edu

Jessica Steinberg

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Senior Manager of Strategic Operations
Operations

Jessica provides strategic, operational guidance at both the department and cross-department levels. Her role oversees critical MBA Career Center recruiting operations, annual media and rankings reporting, and student data collection and analysis. Jessica’s career has spanned across global business development, college counseling, and education access in various nonprofit organizations, higher education institutions, and secondary schools. Prior to Georgetown, Jessica worked as the regional manager for India and Latin America at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. She also serves as a board member for Roots Ethiopia, an NGO focused on education access and job creation in Southern Ethiopia.

She earned a B.S. in psychology from Boston University, an MSEd in counseling from Fordham University, and an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

 

Contact Jessica: Jessica.Steinberg@georgetown.edu

Conant Schoenly

Conant Schoenly

Manager of Data and Business Intelligence
Operations

Conant is responsible for the administration of MBA Career Center knowledge systems, data, and user support. This position creates actionable intelligence from student and employer data to help the Career Center provide the most efficient and effective career services. Prior to joining Georgetown, Conant worked for the consulting firm InScope International, where he was responsible for all market and competitor analysis.

A native of Salisbury, Connecticut, he earned a B.A. in history and government from Cornell University and expects to earn an MBA from Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business in 2018.

Contact Conant: Conant.Schoenly@georgetown.edu

Adam Paegle

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Recruitment and Event Coordinator
Operations

As a recruitment coordinator, Adam manages logistics and provides support in the areas of recruitment coordination, event logistics, project management, and internal relations. After receiving his B.A. in English from Georgetown University, Adam worked for Georgetown’s Undergraduate Career Center as a recruiting coordinator, managing employer relationships and recruitment activities for Georgetown's undergraduate students. Prior to joining the MBA Career Center, Adam worked as a college recruiter in the technology industry.

Jayne Smyth

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Recruitment and Event Coordinator
Operations

As the event and recruitment coordinator, Jayne manages the logistics and operations for the MBA Career Center and supports recruiting and event activities. Her professional experience includes working in client services, event management, and marketing. Jayne is a recent graduate of American University, where she earned a B.A. in strategic communications and minored in business management.