Friday, April 8, 2016 1:00-3:00 pm Christopher Center Community Room

Do you want the opportunity to talk with current Valpo students? How about the chance to give insider information and teach students how to network and effectively leverage professional relationships? All this is possible if you attend Speed Networking 2016! 

 

Spring 2016


Friday, April 8, 2016
1:00 to 3:00 pm
Community Room, CCLIR

 

The Career Center Needs Alumni!!

Click here to register today!

 

Professionals who will attend April 8, 2016 Speed Networking event:

Do you want the opportunity to talk with professionals in a wide variety of industries? How about the chance to receive insider information and learn how to network and effectively leverage professional relationships? All this is possible if you attend Speed Networking 2016! 

 


Spring 2016

Friday, April 8, 2016
1:00 to 3:00 pm
Community Room, CCLIR 

Connect with professionals in a wide variety of industries!!

Click here to register today!

 

Professionals who will attend April 8, 2016 Speed Networking event:

  • Adam Brown - Talent Director @ Chick-fil-a
  • Adam Rundh (Alumnus) - Senior Associate, International Tax Service @ PWC
  • Amanda Herren - HR Coordinator, Lakeside Wealth Management
  • Angela Morris - Account Representative/Sales Representative @ Imagetec
  • Beth Brown (Alumna) - Partner @ Kelly Law Offices
  • Bruce Lindner (Alumnus) - Executive Director Porter County Aging and Community Services
  • Christine Rumbaugh - AmeriCorps Program Director @ United Way of Porter County
  • Cliff Havens - Regional Manager @ Healthcare Solutions Team
  • Daniel Kudrna - Chief Revenue Officer @ Go Yodel
  • Darby Straw - Financial Advisor @ Edward Jones
  • Dan Ormsby - HR Director @ Dwyer Instruments
  • Erik Kispert (Alumnus) - Director of Engineering Information Systems @ Valparaiso University
  • David Moulton (Alumnus) - Experience Strategy Lead @ Salesforce
  • Garner Tullis - Executive Director @ Our Greater Good, retired pastor
  • Heidi Radford- Human Resources Representative @ Opportunity Enterprises
  • Hwan Hill - Human Resources @ International Medical Group
  • Ivonne Zimmer - Director of Development/Business @ St. John Lutheran Church & School
  • Jenn Krol (Alumna) - Services Operation Manager @ Kelly Services (Recruiting IT, Engineering and Finance)
  • Jamie Mazepa - Recruiter @ Centier Bank
  • Jennifer Hatfield (Alumna) - MHS,ccc/slp Speech Language Pathologist Therapy and Learning Services, Inc.
  • Joseph Neal - Founder @ Rock Rabbit Guitars
  • Katie Reynolds - Human Resources @ PhysAssist Scribes
  • Kimberly Coticchia (Alumna) - Guest Relations Coordinator @ MillerCoors
  • Linda Newman (Alumna) - Financial Representative @ Primerica Financial Services
  • Mackenna Schon (Alumna) - Director of Volunteer Engagement @ United Way of Porter County
  • Mallory Wales - Chiropractic Physician @ Chiropractic Care& Wellness
  • Merideth Scott - IT Supplier Relationship Marketing Director @ Zoetis
  • Michele Irzyk - (Alumna) - Self-Employed Marketing Director @ Shaklee Corporation
  • Michelle Barnhart - Owner @ Barnyhealth
  • Mike Haarer - Director @ Compass Rose Academy
  • Pam Gumns- Inventory Manager @ Free the Girls
  • Robert Ordway (Alumnus) - Owner/Operator @ Rusted Oak 
  • Rue Pattison - Probation Officer @ US PreTrial and Probation
  • Shaun Wehle - Licensed Psychologist & Adjunct Professor @ Calumet College of St. Joseph
  • Stephanie Revere - HR Director @ Behavioral Learning Solutions
  • Suzanne Kolasa (Alumna) - Senior Account Executive at Spirit Cultural Exchange
  • Troy Sandidge(Alumnus) - Global Communications Specialist @ Eastek International

Testimonials

See what the alumni and professionals said about last year's event!

Wondering how it works? 

Networking software will match you with students based on mutual interests and career paths. Opportunities for professional participants include:

  • Immediately compare potential job candidates
  • Build connections with students with almost no pressure or stress for either party
  • Network with a pool of fresh, new talent
  • Help students learn how to start building or build upon professional networks
  • Provide expert industry knowledge to future graduates
  • Help students practice and perfect their "elevator pitches"
  • See a large volume of potential candidates in a short period of time, allowing you to recruit quietly and watch for potential matches for your organization

Professionals who attended previous Speed Networking events:

  • Adam Rundh (Alumnus) - Senior Associate, Transfer Pricing @ PwC
  • Ryan Perri (Alumnus) - Promotions Producer @ NBC 5 Chicago
  • Amy LaDow (Alumna) - Strategic Consultant @ Ladow Consulting previously CIO @ Ellucian
  • Brent Park (Alumnus) - Experienced Associate @ Huron Consulting Group
  • Jill Schlueter-Kim (Alumna) - Council Director @ Girls on the Run of Northwest Indiana
  • Bjarne Henderson - Director Human Resources & Labor Relations @ Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District
  • Patrick Slattery (Alumnus) - Orr Fellow @ Orbis Education
  • Bryan Lubeck - Senior Enterprise Field Marketing Manager @ NetApp
  • Carl Simien (Alumnus) - Owner @ CGI Clothing & Designs, Inc.
  • Carol Schickel (Alumna) - Owner @ The Spiritual Life Center
  • Stan Pissarski - Managing Director @ Central States Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Charles Vander Stelt (Alumnus) - Financial Representative Western & Southern Life
  • David Tapia - Career Counselor @ US Army
  • Debbie J. Hollingsworth (Alumna) - Author/Poet, retired educator
  • Tracey McElree - VP, Account Planning & Branding, AC Incorporated
  • Deborah Tatum - Executive Director @ Catholic Foundation for Northwest Indiana
  • Dennis Wendt (Alumnus) - Customer Business Manager @ McCormick
  • Linda Newman (Alumna) - Financial Representative @ Primerica
  • Sarah Satkus- Senior Staffing Specialist @ Dwyer Instruments
  • Denitza Boudeva - Human Resources Manager @ CINTAS Corp.
  • Eric Zozzo - Chief of Innovation @ Zoseco 
  • Gideon Litherland (Alumnus) - Postgraduate Fellow and Psychotherapist @ Chicago Counseling Associates
  • Judson Schmucker - Front Office Manager @ White Lodging
  • Kirsten Rex - Recruiter @ Speedway
  • Razz Jenkins (Alumnus & Past President of VUAA Board) - Actor/Recruiter @ Self Employed 
  • Stephanie Daubek - Administrator @ Home Helpers
  • Timothy Bennett (Alumnus) - Account Executive @ Met Life
  • Troy Sandidge (Alumnus) - Global Marketing Communication Specialist @ Eastek International
  • Wende Burbridge - Director of Development @ Andrean High School 
  • Dan Ormsby - Senior Human Resources Manager @ Dwyer Instruments
  • Brock Lloyd (Alumnus) - Financial Representative @ Edward Jones Investments