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.
|Kelly Andrews||Director, Knowledge Management & Marketing||School of Social Policy and Practice||Social Policy & Practice|
|Kelly Busch||Events Manager||Wharton School||Leadership Program|
|Amelia Garrett||IT Sr. Project Leader for Systems||Law School||Information Technology Services|
|David Gleason||Gardener - Union||Facilities and Real Estate Services||Trades|
|Jesse Harper||Administrator, Faculty Affairs||Graduate School of Education||Education|
|Robert Howard||IT Project Leader||Law School||Information Technology Services|
|Umi Howard||Senior Director||Wharton School||Leadership Program|
|Daniel Jackson||Controls Technician||Facilities and Real Estate Services||Trades|
|Abigail Kalkstein||Assistant Director of Admissions||School of Social Policy and Practice||Social Policy & Practice|
|Bridgette King||Financial Administrative Coordinator||Division of Finance||Research Services|
|Joseph Lee||IT Technical Director||Wharton School||Wharton Computing and Instructional Technology (WCIT)|
|Eva Lew||Director of Architecture and Planning||Facilities and Real Estate Services||Office of University Architect|
|Robert Littlejohn||Custodian||Facilities and Real Estate Services||Housekeeping|
|Jillian Marcussen||Chief of Staff, School of Veterinary Medicine||School of Veterinary Medicine||Vet Dean's Office|
|Kathryn McCormick||Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Athletics||Development and Alumni Relations||School/Center Development|
|Rouaa Mohamed||Admin Coordinator||Law School||Law School Dean's Office|
|Ryan Quinn||Biostatistician||School of Nursing||Office of Nursing Research|
|Erin Roberts||New Bolton Center Vet Tech||School of Veterinary Medicine||Widener Hospital|
|Emily Shields||Assistant Director for Admin and Volunteer Management||Development and Alumni Relations||School/Center Development|
|Maya Smith||Coordinating Liaison, Hospitality Services||Residential and Hospitality Services||HS Conference and Guest Housing|
|Laura Taylor||Positive Education Coordinator||School of Arts and Sciences||LPS Administration|
|Catherine Vallejo||Executive Assistant A||Perelman School of Medicine||BE-Biostatistics Division|
|Cindy Vega||Manager B Primary Care Unit PCU Penn Dental||School of Dental Medicine||Restorative Clinic|
|Michelle Wilcox||Cashier Checker||Residential and Hospitality Services||External Dining|
|Joan Williams||Grants Coordinator B||Perelman School of Medicine||DM-Infectious Diseases|