Meet the staff
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Employer Relations Manager
Barbara engages employers, recruiters and alumnae/i to provide professional connections and secure employment opportunities for Wheaton students. Additionally, she works with students to help them secure local part-time employment and summer jobs. Barbara has nearly 17 years of experience building relationships and stewarding volunteers at Wheaton.
After graduating with a B.A. in Anthropology from The College of Wooster, Ben completed his M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from The University of Pittsburgh. He served as the Program Coordinator in the Academic Affairs division at Wooster for four years before relocating to MA. Ben worked in Alumni Affairs and Career Services at Stonehill College for five years before moving into his current position at Wheaton. He now coordinates the College’s internship and summer funding programs and advises students on all matters of career development.
Lisa directs employer relations and manages all Filene Center professional development programs. Additionally, she advises students on the Watson Fellowship application process and all matters related to career development.
Meredith Pepin, Assistant Director
Meredith received her M.Ed. in Administration of Higher Education from Suffolk University and her B.A. from Stonehill College. As a WorldTeach volunteer, she taught English at DuocUC in Concepción, Chile in 2008 before entering the field of Higher Education. Meredith advises students of all years, but serves as the primary career advisor to first-year students. She is certified to administer and interpret the Myers Briggs Type Indicator® and Strong Interest Inventory® assessments to assist students in career exploration. Additionally, Meredith supervises the Career Peer Advisors and manages Career Connections, Wheaton’s online career database.
Scholar & Fellowship Stipend Coordinator
Judi manages stipends for the Fellowship and Scholar programs and oversees the Filene Center's in-house accounting, database management, and report generation.
Marianne C. Singer, Esq.
Marianne advises the Senior class and Young Alumnae/i on career and professional development and assists with career services programming and events. Additionally, she also oversees the Adams Professional Development Fellowships. Her background in Higher Education is in both Academic Advising and in Career Services, having served for over 10 years at colleges in the Northeast. Prior to entering the field of Higher Education she practiced law in Upstate New York and Massachusetts and in 2003 she opened her own practice. Marianne received her B.A. in European History from Wheaton College and her J.D. from New England School of Law.
Career Peer Advisors