ASU Sync classes for Fall 2020

Classes for on-campus students will be taught across three environments for the fall semester: in person, via Zoom, and 100% online.
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Employer Engagement Team

W. P. Carey Career Management and Employer Engagement helps students navigate the world of work and helps employers connect with the next generation of talent. Our team has over 147 years of cumulative experience, with more than 86 years in business and industry, and 60 combined years in higher education, career services, or career coaching roles.

Put our experience to work for your organization

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in functional areas including: marketing/branding, product development, training, management, sales, process design, recruiting and staffing, service delivery
  • Real-world experience in industries including: financial services, pharmaceuticals/biotech, airlines, semiconductors, advertising/media, technology

We recognize that the reason you recruit from W. P. Carey is the need to source top talent across a range of education, specializations, and levels of experience. By redefining our team structure, we are able to support you with a NEW curated, portfolio-based service experience that includes a comprehensive menu of recruiting options. We want to be effective in offering customized help that will ensure you reach your organization’s talent goals.

Portfolio Managers

Rebecca Short

Director of Employer Engagement – Professional Services Portfolio

Accounting, Consulting, Human Resources, Legal & Law Enforcement

Anthony (Toni) Cortright

Assistant Director of Employer Engagement – Technology & Manufacturing Portfolio

Computer Networking, Consumer Packaged Goods, Electronic & Computer Hardware, Internet, Software, Retail, Technology, Telecommunications, Wholesale Trade

Mara DeFilippis

Assistant Director of Employer Engagement – Diversified Portfolio

Advertising, PR and Marketing, Aerospace and Defense, Agriculture, Animal and Wildlife, Biotech & Life Sciences, Environmental Services, Farming, Ranching and Fishing, Fashion, Food and Beverage, Forestry, Government, Healthcare, Hospitality, Hotels & Accommodation, Interior Design, K-12 Education, Medical Devices, Movies & Entertainment, Non-Profit, Oil, Gas and Natural Resources, Education, Pharmaceuticals, Research, Sports & Leisure, Travel and Tourism, Utilities and Renewable Energy

Michael Sanders

Assistant Director of Employer Engagement – Financial Services

Automotive, Civil Engineering, Commercial Banking & Credit, Construction, Insurance, Investment/Portfolio Management, Investment Banking, Real Estate, Transportation & Logistics

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Career Management and Employer Engagement team

Tyler Adams
Recruiting and Logistics Coordinator
BA 129
Connor Baskin
Career Counselor
BA 117A
Anthony Cortright Sr
Assistant Director, Employer Engagement
Mara DeFilippis
Assistant Director Employer Engagement

Mara DeFilippis is an Asst Director on the Employer Engagement team at W.P. Carey School of Business, partnering with companies in diverse industries, such as utilities, government, healthcare, aerospace, defense and others.

Rhea Duncan
Program Manager
Claudia Enriquez
Career Counselor
Kaitlyn Harbort
Recruiting and Logistics Coordinator
Sharon Irwin-Foulon
Consultant, Executive Director
Margaret Jarvis
Associate Director, Career Management
BA 140
Rita Jennings
Office Supervisor
BA 113