Executive Director, W. P. Carey Career Services Center
Joey Kimes is the Executive Director for the W. P. Carey Career Services Center, overseeing the career management, employer engagement, and operations teams while providing strategic direction to all career initiatives. Joey knows the importance of ensuring market-alignment of all career programming—both student- and employer-oriented—so high-quality connections can be made between employers and candidates. He believes that 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, allow for them to go-to market competitive and highlight the relevancy of their experiences with the skills firms are seeking. While at W. P. Carey, Joey has worked on standardizing a 12-month onboarding journey for new career coaches, developing and launching data and outcome-focused annual reporting, and designing a program to cultivate MBA-level, career-ready business professionals; he has, also, supported the initial development of the Career Blueprint and Career Management Model. 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.
Employer Engagement Consultant
Leah Mills is an Employer Engagement Consultant in the W. P. Carey School of Business Career Services Center. She supports employers who are new to working with the W. P. Carey School of Business and the management consulting industry in developing recruitment and engagement strategies to connect with top business school talent. Leah believes that delivering exceptional client experiences by creating seamless ways to access talent, navigate the university recruiting ecosystem, and execute high-value engagements are the keys to fostering sustainable and successful partnerships. Within the Career Services Center, she has supported on-campus recruiting execution, technology system implementation and management, and the enhancement of recruiting partnerships during her tenure. Prior to joining W. P. Carey, Leah worked in intercollegiate athletics and holds a B.S. in Sport Management and Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, and a M. Ed. in Sport Administration from the University of Minnesota.
Mitch Tybroski is the Associate Director of the Operations team in the W.P. Carey Career Services Center. In his role, Mitch oversees the daily and functional operations within the center. He is also tasked with developing consistent process and strategy for the larger team that will ultimately support the success of all W. P. Carey students. His professional experience includes work within collegiate athletic operations, non-profit management, and most recently six plus years within Educational Outreach and Student Services at ASU. Mitch holds a Bachelor of Science in Sports and Exercise Science from West Texas A&M, a Master of Science in Sport Management from West Texas A&M, and a Doctorate of Education in Leadership and Innovation from Arizona State University.
Director, Employer Engagement
Natalie Dillon is the Director of Employer Engagement at the W. P. Carey Career Services Center. Her role is to lead a team of client managers who directly support employers, while also providing strategic direction for employer and corporate initiatives across W. P. Carey. Natalie believes in helping organizations build a high-potential recruitment strategy with foundational elements in building a strong brand awareness, think creatively about recruitment practices, and designing engagement opportunities that encourage connection between employers and students. Within the W. P. Carey Career Services Center, she has develop key recruitment strategies with employer partners, leveraged data and reporting to showcase the impact of the high-potential recruitment model, and developed the design for client management practice on the team. Prior to joining W. P. Carey, Natalie has partnered with several Fortune 500 companies to create successful pipelines with university talent. Natalie holds of Bachelors of Science in Management Communications from North Dakota State University and a post-baccalaureate Graduate Certificate in Leadership from University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management.
Director, Career Management
Triné Nelson is the Director of Career Management team at W. P. Carey School of Business, with a specific focus on supporting the teams serving our undergraduate, specialized masters, and MBA students. In her time at W. P. Carey, Triné was instrumental in mapping out the undergraduate journey to implement a targeted series of career courses to increase the career capabilities of students as they prepare to enter the market. She believes that designing foundational career content will enhance students’ professional development and allow career coaches to execute a tailored program for their portfolios of students. Triné has almost 20 years’ experience in career services and was awarded the Certified Professional Resume Writer designation from the Professional Association of Resume Writers. Triné holds a B.S. in Family and Human Development from Utah State University and an M. Ed. Learning Design and Technologies from Arizona State University.