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.
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.
Career Coach: Full-time MBA
Suzanne Sanchez is an Assistant Director on the Career Management team at W. P. Carey School of Business, specifically partnering with full-time MBA students studying Supply Chain. Suzanne believes in supporting her students by coaching them to develop key skills and confidence so it turns into actionable success. Suzanne enjoys staying current with industry trends by strategically subscribing to newsletters, podcasts and listening to e-books. Suzanne is passionate about edtech and what the convergence of technology and education will look like for future learners. Driven by this interest, prior to joining ASU, Suzanne worked at Singularity University and was exposed to future technologies that are disrupting a multitude of industries. Additionally Suzanne has 9 years of experience in higher education across enrollment, academics and success coaching. She holds a B.A. in International Business from San Diego State University and an MBA in International Business from Western International University. Suzanne also holds certificates in: Global Corporate Social Responsibility, Oil and Gas Management, HR Total Rewards, Supply Chain Management, and Exponential Thinking.