Penn supports career mobility and offers many avenues to success for its full- and part-time staff members.
In our Career Forward profiles, staff share stories of how they achieved success at Penn. The sampling of staff stories shows how great people with diverse backgrounds, interests, and skills have developed rewarding careers within the University.
The "Movers and Quakers" list highlights recent staff member promotions.
Roger Lopez: Information Technology Support Specialist, Division of Finance
“When I was in the Marine Corps, I was an aircraft mechanic,” says Roger. As a Marine, he did his part for national security. Today, he applies his talents to information security in the Division of Finance at Penn.
Karen Brann: Director of Faculty Affairs, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Karen Brann was a stay-at-home mom looking for a way to test the workplace waters. So she signed on as a temp with the Penn Job Center. Now she's Director of Faculty Affairs, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
Suzanne Donohue: Business Administrator, University Library
Looking for a career change, Suzanne Matarese signed on as a temp with the Penn Job Center. Now she holds a full-time, regular position as Business Administrator for Penn’s extensive library system.
Ann Miller: Associate Director, Wharton Entrepreneurship
Ann Miller signed on as a temp with the Penn Job Center. Today, she has a full-time position as Associate Director, Wharton Entrepreneurship.
Movers and Quakers
|Elana Benasutti||Vet Tech ICU E||School of Veterinary Medicine||Ryan Veterinary Hospital|
|Casey Boss Whipple||Associate Director, Planning, Design & Construction||Provost's Center||Provost's Office|
|Lauren Caminiti||Assistant Ad Student Development & Enrichment Services||Division of Recreation & Intercollegiate Athleteics||DRIA Administrative Affairs|
|Joshua Chilcote||Associate Director of Admissions||Provost's Center||Admissions|
|Danielle Coellner||Senior Contracts Administrator||Division of Finance||Research Services|
|Laura Deen||Customer Experience Lead||Wharton School||Wharton Research Data Services|
|Christopher Denman||Senior Associate Director||Division of Finance||Research Services|
|Michael Dougherty||University Police Sergeant||Division of Public Safety||Penn Police|
|Lindsay Dussing||Director On Campus Programs||Provost's Center||Admissions|
|Montserrat Ganderats Fuentes||Lab Coordinator||Wharton School||Wharton Behavioral Lab|
|Chelsea Hall||Recruitment Coordinator||Human Resources||Recruitment|
|Grace Kim||Chemistry Lab Services Assistant||School of Arts and Sciences||Chemistry|
|Kathryn Lane||Assistant Coach Women's Crew||Division of Recreation & Intercollegiate Athletics||Women's Crew Team|
|Timothy McLaughlin||Associate Director of Development, Major Gifts||Development and Alumni Relations||School/Center Development|
|Sara Solomon||Deputy Director, Penn Injury Science Center||Perelman School of Medicine||BE-Epidemiology Division|
|Sarah Toms||Executive Director, Wharton Interactive||Wharton School||Wharton Computing and Instructional Technology (WCIT)|
|Peter Zamora||Coordinator A||Student Services||Counseling and Psychological Services|