Career Forward

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.

Solution Seekers

Roger Lopez

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.

Temp-to-perm Success

KBrann

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.

SuzanneM

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

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

May 21 through June 21, 2018
Name Job Title School Department
Damesa Bennett Associate Director, Hospitality Services Residential and Hospitality Services HS Conference and Guest Housing
Rebekah Breuninger Veterinary Technician C, Comprehensive Oncology School of Veterinary Medicine Ryan Veterinary Hospital
David Corbin Coordinator B, Academic Affairs School of Dental Medicine SDM Academic Affairs
David Darrow Senior IT Support Manager Law School Information Technology Services
Doreen Devose-Parlin IT Support Specialist B Division of Finance Financial Systems
Andrea Dolph Associate Director Wharton School Wharton Communications Unit
Robert Ewing Senior Application Engineer School of Veterinary Medicine Vet Dean's Office
Michael Lamonaca IT Senior Project Leader Wharton School Wharton Computing and Instructional Technology (WCIT)
Matthew MacDonald Senior Clinical Research Regulatory Compliance Specialist Perelman School of Medicine SM-DN-Office of Clinical Research
Megan McHugh Revenue and Reporting Integrity Specialist School of Dental Medicine SDM Fiscal Operations
Megan Moser Business Relationship Manager Wharton School Wharton Computing and Instructional Technology (WCIT)
Emily Sutcliffe Director of Social Justice Programs Law School Public Interest Center
April Weakley Research Planning, and Management Coordinator Perelman School of Medicine SM-DN-Research
Blair Weber Director of Annual Giving, Athletics Development and Alumni Relations School/Center Development
Lee West Assistant Development Officer, Annenberg Center Development and Alumni Relations School/Center Development