Partner, Almanac Insights
Topic: Go on as many interviews as possible
Elly is a Partner at Almanac Insights, a New York based food and technology venture fund that deals largely with companies making a positive impact on the food and beverage industry. After building her career at Whole Foods as the Global Director for
Local Brands Product Innovation and Development, Elly joined Almanac where she acts as both an investor and advisor to food and beverage brands looking to make meaningful change.
Media Studies (Bachelor)
City: New York
State: New York
Director of Workforce Management, I.C.E.
Topic: Viewing The Setting And Culture
Sherika is the Director of Workforce Management for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) branch of the Department of Homeland Security. For students that are interested in a similar career, Sherika recommends getting as much exposure to
learning and development education, even if it's outside the classroom at lectures or workshops.
Business Marketing (Bachelor)
State: District of Columbia
Senior Vice President of Human Performance, Comcast
Topic: Establishing The Contacts
Tina is the Senior Vice President of Human Performance and National Customer Operations for Comcast Cable. With an undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Tina went back to school shortly after starting her career to earn her Masters in
Organization Dynamics. With her new degree she joined Comcast and quickly rose through the ranks, thanks in part to her openness to lateral mobility. In her (limited) spare time, Tina serves as the president of the National Association of
African-Americans in Human Resources (Philadelphia Chapter) as well as the Vice Chair of the Board for the Urban League of Philadelphia.
Management (Bachelor), Business Administration (Bachelor)
Commercial Carpet Sales Representative, Shaw Contract Group
Topic: Taking All Interviews
Julie graduated from Philadelphia University in 2001 with a degree in textile design. After casually approaching Shaw Contract Group at a school career fair, she interviewed and accepted a position as a commercial carpet specialist. Eleven years
into the job, Julie regularly teams up with architects and designers to help outfit commercial clients throughout the Philadelphia region!
Textile Design (Bachelor)
Mergers/Acquisitions/Business Development Manager, Air Products
Joe is the manager of mergers and acquisitions and business development for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. After graduating with a chemical engineering degree from Villanova's Navy-ROTC program, Joe spent six years active-duty in the Navy and
then transitioned to his current company, maintaining a reserve role with the Navy. Joe speaks very bluntly and offer great advice on how college students can enter today's workforce by storm!
Chemical Engineering (Bachelor)