Our Staff

Director's Team

Caroline Houchins
Acting Director

Education:

  • M.S. in Human Resources & Organization Development,
  • University of Louisville
  • M.S. in Justice Administration,
    University of Louisville
  • B.A. in Justice Administration,
    University of Louisville

Prior Experience in:

  • Recruitment and Training,
    Horseshoe Casino & Hotel
  • Talent Representation, 
    Kforce
  • Career Development,
    Sullivan College of Technology & Design

Laura Mercer
Program Assistant, Sr.                   

Education:

  • B.A.S. in Advertising and Public Relations,
    University of Louisville

Prior Experience in:

  • International Service Learning,
    University of Louisville

Career Engagement Team

Mackenzie Adriance, M.Ed.
Assistant Director

Education:

  • M.Ed. in College Student Personnel,
    University of Louisville
  • B.S. in Communication,
    University of Louisville

Prior Experience in:

  • Career Services,
    Ivy Tech Community College
  • Student Financial Aid,
    University of Louisville

Liaison for:

  • College of Arts & Sciences,
    Exploratory and Social Sciences                                     

Karen Boston, M.Ed. C.D.F.
Assistant Director

Education:

  • M.Ed. in College Student Personnel,
    University of Louisville
  • B.S. in Public Affairs,
    Indiana University-Bloomington

Prior Experience in:

  • Academic Advising,
    Indiana University-Southeast

Liaison for:

  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Public Health & Information Sciences

Josh McKee, M.Ed.
Assistant Director

Education:

  • Ph.D. in College Student Personnel,
    University of Louisville
  • M.Ed. in Counselor Education (Student Affairs),
    Clemson University
  • B.A. in Psychology,
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Prior Experience in:

  • Admissions Counseling,
    University of Louisville
  • Career & Professional Development,
    Clemson University

Liaison for:

  • College of Education & Human Development
  • Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work

Rosie Shannon, M.S., C.D.F.
Assistant Director

Education:

  • M.S. in School Counseling,
    Indiana University-Southeast
  • B.S. in Marketing,
    Ball State University

Prior Experience in:

  • Academic Advising,
    Indiana University-Southeast
  • Career Counseling,
    Indiana University-Southeast

Liaison for:

  • College of Arts & Sciences,
    Humanities and Natural Sciences
  • School of Music

Erica Cook
Graduate Assistant

Education:

  • M.Ed. in College Student Personnel,
    University of Louisville
  • B.S. in Psychology,
    Indiana University-Southeast

Prior Experience in:

  • Student Financial Aid,
    University of Louisville
  • Career Counseling,
    Indiana University-Southeast

Employer Engagement Team

Ron Burse
Internship Coordinator
               

Education:

  • M.S. in College Student Personnel Administration,
    Illinois State University
  • B.A. in Public Relations,
    Northern Kentucky University

Prior Experience in:

  • External Relations & Development,
    Kentucky State University                                                 

Stuart Esrock, Ph.D.
Faculty Internship Liaison

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Mass Communication,
    Bowling Green State University
  • M.S. in Advertising,
    University of Kansas
  • B.J. in Journalish,
    University of Missouri

Prior Experience in:

  • Associate Professor of Communications,
    University of Louisville

Aimee Jewell
Employer Engagement Coordinator

Education:

  • M.A. in Communication & Media Studies,
    Bellarmine University
  • B.S. in Communication,
    University of Louisville

Prior Experience in:

  • Event Management,
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana
  • Event Management,
    Louisville Palace

Ron Denney
Graduate Assistant

Education:

  • M.Ed. in College Student Personnel,
    University of Louisville
  • B.A. in Communicatoin,
    Bluffton University

Prior Experience in:

  • Enrollment Advising,
    Santa Fe University of Art & Design
  • Recruiting,
    Robert Half Technology

Career Development Center

2211 South Brook Street

Houchens Building, LL03

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky 40208

Office Hours

Monday-Friday

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone

tel (502) 852-6701

fax (502) 852-7007