Associate Director, MBA Programs
Joey Kimes is an Associate Director on the Career Management team at W. P. Carey School of Business, overseeing the MBA coaching team, and partnering with MBA students, focusing on Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Finance and Consulting. Joey knows the importance of students identifying directed career goals and cultivating an action-oriented process to meet those goals, with a focus on proactive actions that drive toward career-focused results for students. While at W. P. Carey, Joey has worked on designing a program to cultivate MBA-level, career-ready business professionals; he has, also, supported technology process implementation projects. Joey is a Gallup Certified Strengths coach and holds an MBA from the Heider College of Business at Creighton University, a M.S. in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Colorado State University, and B.A. degrees in Journalism and Psychology from Marquette University.
Career Coach: Full-time MBA
Laura Kalb is a Career Coach on the Career Management team at W. P. Carey School of Business, specifically partnering with MBA students, focusing on supply chain management. Laura understands that empowering students to actively engage in career management and skill building allows them to be the drivers of their own success. Over the last five years, Laura provided coaching in career management and training and development, in addition to building relationships with individuals in talent acquisition and vendor management. As a leader in a regional professional association and a key member on multiple task forces, she garnered support across business units and cross-functional teams to innovate and execute new initiatives. Laura is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach, utilizing her strengths to assist individuals in channeling their talents for success in their careers and business. Laura holds a B.A. in Sociology from Trinity University, and an M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from the Peabody College at Vanderbilt University.
Career Coach: ProFlex, Online, & Fast-track MBA
Clarence Moore is Career Coach on the Career Management team at W. P. Carey School of Business, specifically coaching working professionals in the Professional Flex, Online and Fast-track MBA programs. He continuously leverages meaningful connections as a resource to support students in their career development. Clarence encourages students to constantly upskill and expand their capabilities to ensure that they are staying relevant and competitive in the ever-changing market. Clarence’s background has been in Human Resources, Human Services and Higher Education. He holds a B.B.A. in Management & Organizational Behavior and a M.S. in Management & Organizational Behavior from Benedictine University.
Program Manager, Alumni and Executive Career Management
Mickie Lara is a Program Manager on the Career Management team, leading all things career for our working professionals in the Executive MBA (EMBA) and alumni populations. This includes workshops, content and individual coaching. Mickie understands the value of coaching and the role alumni engagement can play in the development of a life-long career plan and being an active part of the school that helped you along the way. In addition to her 15 years as a leader in the private sector, Mickie has also worked as a coach and consultant and has received coach certification from two different organizations, GiANT Worldwide and The Life Coach School. She has a passion for leadership and was recognized as an Achiever Under 40 as well as a member of both Valley Leadership and Leadership Oklahoma City. Mickie holds a B.B.A. from Fort Hays State University in Marketing and an M.B.A. from Oklahoma City University.
Career Coach: Full-time MBA
Miranda Milovich is an Assistant Director on the Career Management team at W. P. Carey School of Business partnering with full-time MBA students with concentrations in marketing, business analytics, and information management. Miranda believes that everyone has the ability to make strategic decisions to reach their career goals and wants students to feel empowered to take charge of their own career management and find opportunities that align with their priorities. Miranda has worked at ASU since 2016. Prior to her current role, Miranda supported engineering students as an academic advisor and international students as a student services coordinator. Additionally, her professional background includes experience with content creation, marketing, and recruiting. Miranda has presented on topics related to career success and professional development at national and regional conferences and has participated in speaking engagements reaching professionals across ASU campuses and the United States. Miranda holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism (Advertising/Public Relations & Journalism) from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and a M.Ed. in Higher and Post-Secondary Education from Arizona State University.