Success Stories

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Natalia Barerro pictured with President and Mrs. Carter following her internship at The Carter Center.

Career  Successes

Class of ’17

Kyle Tobias | LinkedIn

Quality control for Siemens T3000 Instrumentation and Control systems for power generation plant systems.

Kyle Tobias ’17, a Communications major, has accepted a Cyber Security Consultant position at Siemens Energy.


Rachel Roller | LinkedIn

Tested configuration of new SAP SuccessFactors system during implementation phase

Rachel Roller ’17, a Human Resources Management major, has accepted a Post Grad Intern position at Porsche.


Marcail Mcgranahan | LinkedIn

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Marcail Mcgranahan ’17, a Business Administration major, has accepted a Realtor position at Engel & Völkers Brookhaven.


Lisa Van Der Ross | LinkedIn

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Lisa Van Der Ross ’17, a Business Management major, has accepted a Client Representative position with IBM.


Justin Stoessel | LinkedIn

Prepare tax returns for individuals, partnerships, corporations, and foundations.

Justin Stoessel ’17, an Accounting major, has accepted a Assurance Associate position with RSM.


Kayla Brantley | LinkedIn

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Kayla Brantley ’17, an English major, has accepted an Educator position with Teach for America, Mississippi.


Katherine Carey | LinkedIn

The Programs & Digital Marketing Coordinator is responsible for supporting Chapter growth goals and developing and executing the social media strategy designed to grow and enhance the current Girl Talk audience. The Coordinator will create and publish content across multiple social networks, monitor and manage engagement and make changes as necessary.

Katherine Carey ’17, an English major, has accepted a Programs and Digital Marketing Coordinator position with Girl Talk, Inc.


Sionna Hopkins | LinkedIn

Assist Human Resources Manager in day-to-day tasks including compliance, recruiting, and benefits.

Sionna Hopkins ’17, a Business Administration major, has accepted a Post Grad HR Intern position with Scientific Games.


Cale Coppage | LinkedIn

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Cale Coppage ’17, a Philosophy major, has accepted a Head of R&D and Intern Team position with Sky Medicus.


Samuel Traxler | LinkedIn

I work under a team of two financial advisors managing a combined book of over $400 million US Dollars in investable assets. I also analyze market data and current client portfolio breakdowns, as well as performing other back-office activities. , in order to assist the team in managing their current client relationships.

Samuel Traxler ’17, an Economics major, has accepted a Financial Advisor position with Merrill Lynch.


Marie Cruzado Jeanneau | LinkedIn

Responsible for all communication between parents, LaAmistad Staff, and the student’s corresponding school in both English and Spanish. Coaches parents on effective parent strategies and helps them navigate and understand the school systems. Coordinates volunteer opportunities for parents for the purpose of assisting in improving parent involvement and enhancing student success.

Marie Cruzado Jeanneau ’17, a Business and Spanish major, has accepted a Teen Center Director position with La Amistad.


Gabriele Pierce | LinkedIn

Meets/exceeds Clinique daily counter sales and standards through the Clinique Consultation.

Gabriele Pierce ’17, a Business Administration major, has accepted a Leasing Consultant position with Mulberry Properties.


Olivia Reingold | LinkedIn

Intern for the morning talk show, On Second Thought.

Olivia Reingold ’17, an American Studies major, has accepted a Producer position with Georgia Public Broadcasting.


Prianka Bose | LinkedIn

I am a private tennis coach in Atlanta who teaches kids age 5-12. I work on conditioning and refining skills to prepare kids for high school tennis as well as discovering a passion for the sport.

Prianka Bose ’17, a History major, has accepted an Administrative Assistant position with Eversheds Sutherlands, LLP.


Zeina Skaf | LinkedIn

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Zeina Skaf ’17, an Accounting major, has accepted a Manager position with Ernst and Young.


Morgan Williams | LinkedIn

Create and posts tutoring positions to various tutoring websites (Care.com, ZipRecruiter.com, ect.)

Morgan Williams ’17, a Communications major, has accepted an Inside Sales Representative position with Numerix.


Hasan Syed | LinkedIn

Performed detailed audit procedures on financial statement account balances

Hasan Syed ’17, an Accounting major, has accepted a Management Consultant position with KPMG.


Diego Flores | LinkedIn

Participate in the organization of the ILA 18th Annual Global Conference in Atlanta.

Diego Flores ’17, a Business Administration major, has accepted a Risk Management Assistant position with Citibank.


Koby Lavut | LinkedIn

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Koby Lavut ’17, a Business Administration major, has accepted a Junior Executive position with Aura Systems.


McKenzie Fortson | LinkedIn

I helped clean up Chris Kids campus, for the betterement of those who live there.

Elizabeth Fortson ’17, a Business Administration major, has accepted a Manager Trainee position with Enterprise Rent-a-Car.


Tony Adamson ’17, a Business Administration major, has accepted a Manager position with Bridgestone Retail Operations.


Juliana Braga Pasos ’17, a Business Management major, has accepted an Export Analyst position with Kemira Chemicals.


Brianna Buenorosto ’17, a Politics major, has accepted a HR and Marketing Associate position with Sun Technologies.


Sarah Wampler ’17, a History major, has accepted a Guest Experience Associate position with the Atlanta History Center.


Cary Ann Liner ’17, a Communications major, has accepted a Post Grad Intern position with Lexicon Strategies.


Kendall Culpepper ’17, a Business Administration major, has accepted a Sales Support Specialist position with Marketsource.


Kayla Davis ’17, a Communications major, has accepted a Post Grad Intern position with the City of Atlanta.


 

Class of ’16

Emily Christian | LinkedIn

EngagedMedia is the leader in offering innovative patient engagement programs to leading pharmaceutical companies worldwide through the EngagedPatient™ platform. EngagedPatient™ drives refills, adherence, patient copay savings and patient satisfaction/engagement.

Emily Christian ’16, a Human Resource Management major, has accepted a Project Coordinator position at EngagedMedia.


Precious Goto | LinkedIn

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Precious Goto ’16, an Accounting major, received job offers from three of the ‘big four’ accounting firms, PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Ernst & Young & Deloitte. Precious will be working in the audit department of the firm of her choice.


Amelia Harkleroad | LinkedIn

Identify target segments and develop marketing-communication strategy to achieve sales in margin objectives for “Back-Safety Academy” seminars. YTD increase in number of inquiries according to plan.

Amelia Harkleroad ’16, a Communications and Rhetoric Studies major, has accepted a position as Marketing and Sales Director of a small risk management consulting firm in Atlanta.


Kara Inglis | LinkedIn

Managing the overall strategy for all HubSpot clients from overseeing day to day account progress to leading campaign management and execution.

Kara Inglis ’16, a Communications and Rhetoric Studies major, has accepted a position as Account Manager at Nextiny Marketing in Sarasota, FL.


Yasmine Mejia | LinkedIn

Manage groundbreaking proactive New Business outreach campaign pilot

Yasmine E. Mejia ’16, a Communications and Rhetoric Studies/Psychology major and Nonprofit Management Minor has accepted a Corporate Relations Internship at Habitat for Humanity International


Class of ’14

Marquel Pike | LinkedIn

Created supply chain maps and streamlined client’s business processes

Marquel Pike ’14, a Business Administration major, accepted a position as a Technology Support Analyst at UPS. He will be responsible for project coordination/management, forecasting, business proposals/documentation and application development.


Sandra Harris | LinkedIn

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Sandra Harris ’14,  an English major, will be working with Christian Ambassadors, Inc. to develop a skills based curriculum and then conduct training sessions for an educational series in their new community center. She will also act as a consultant for the Georgia based corporation, Women of Life, LLC in the development of their 2014 women’s empowerment conference. Sandra also plans to pursue a Master’s and Doctoral Degree in Adult Education at UGA beginning in 2015 so that she can continue to be effective in the Training and Development arena.


Tyler Courson | LinkedIn

Cold calls to banks and CPA’s.

Tyler Courson ’14, an accounting major,  has accepted a Staff Accountant position with James Moore CPA and Consultants in Gainesville FL.


Tirzah Brown | LinkedIn

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Tirzah Brown ’14, a Sociology major, has accepted a position as an Empowered Living Coach at Wellsping Living, an organization that confronts childhood sexual abuse and exploitation through awareness, training and treatment programs for women and girls. As a coach, Tirzah will be providing oversight of the participants as they learn life skills, employment skills, and develop a healthy lifestyle.


 

Postgraduate Education Successes

Class of ’17

Tyler Blamble | LinkedIn

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Taylor Bramble ’17, a Business Administration major, will pursue an MS in Sports Management at Georgia Southern University.


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Kelly Jacobson ’17, a Chemistry and History major, will pursue a PhD in Chemistry at Georgia Tech.


Miranda Evans ’17, a Psychology major, will pursue a PhD in Applied Developmental Psychology at the University of New Orleans.


Alexandra Armbruster ’17, an English major, will pursue a JD at Georgia State University.


Class of ’16

Ali Bleckley | LinkedIn

Accounting Intern

Ali Bleckley ’16, an accounting major, will pursue a dual degree MBA/Master’s of Professional Accountancy from Mercer University.


Dona Kioseff, a biology major, will be attending the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, working towards becoming a cardiothoracic surgeon or a flight surgeon in the Air Force


Christian Locklayer | LinkedIn

Managed databases, queries and email marketing campaigns to garner leads using IBM Silverpop

Christian Locklayer ’14, a studio art major, has been accepted to and will be attending Georgia Tech’s Masters in Digital Media program.


Mary Swims ’14, a psychology major, was accepted to several Ivy League grad schools and decided to attend Columbia University, where she will pursue a master in social work.


Jessica Pierce | LinkedIn

This four-year scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen who have demonstrated exceptional merit prior to matriculation. A cumulative average of 3.0 or above must be maintained to continue to receive the award.

Jessica Pierce ’14, a biopsychology major, was accepted to the PhD in Biomedical Sciences Program at Georgia Regents University.