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Dr. Manuel Ruiz Director of Student Development Programming

As the Director of Student Development Programming, Dr. Ruiz develops programming in areas of leadership and academic programs, as well as aids students with career exploration

You'll work with Manny for career advising, resume and cover letter development, internship searching, and more. 


  • EdD, Northeastern University
  • MA, Montclair State University
  • BA, Montclair State University
  • Certifications in Intercultural Development Inventory, StrengthsQuest, and Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS)

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Brooke Haine Associate Director of International and Off-Campus Programs

As the Associate Director of International and Off-Campus Programs, Brooke works with McDaniel's international and study abroad students. 

If you're a current student going abroad, Brooke is here to help you pick a program and prepare for your experience. For aspiring or current international students, Brooke is happy to chat about attending McDaniel and how to experience everything the college has to offer. 


  • BA in English, McDaniel College

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Rich Goodman Associate Director of Career Development

As the Associate Director of Career Development, Rich oversees the development of impactful professional opportunities (such as job fairs) for our students.

You'll work with Rich for career advising, resume and cover letter development, internship searching, and more. 


  • MA in College Student Development & Administration, Shepherd University
  • MA in Teaching – ­Secondary Education, Shepherd University
  • BS in Biology, Shepherd University
  • BA in Psychology, Shepherd University

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Katherine Taylor Associate Director of Community Engagement

As the Assistant Director of Community Engagement, Katherine facilitates community partnerships and experiential learning opportunities for student.

You'll work with Katherine if you're hoping to get connected to local volunteer opportunities, are interested in applying for the Griswold-Zepp Award, or are looking for tips on getting involved with community engagement. 


  • BA in Psychology, Youngstown State University
  • MA in Community Psychology and Social Change, Pennsylvania State University

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Joanna Hamburg Media and Programming Specialist

As the Media and Programming Specialist, Joanna provides administrative, logistical, and marketing support for both CEO and OSE.  

You'll work with Joanna for if you need help navigating Handshake or if you have questions about work study opportunities. 


  • BA in English, McDaniel College

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Amy Vile Graduate Assistant

As the CEO's Graduate Assistant, Amy assists with programming support and conducts 1:1 appointments with students. 

Amy is a great resource for those in need of assistance with their job, internship, or graduate school search. 


  • BS in Business Management, Grove City College
  • Masters in Counseling (2023), McDaniel College

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CEO Ambassadors

Our team of CEO Ambassadors are peer mentors that are here to help you navigate professional opportunities. They'll use the experience they've gained from their own opportunities to help you figure out your next steps.

No matter if you need want to choose a major, find an internship, or apply for an on-campus job, they're here to help.

Meet the CEO Ambassadors

  • Carly Critchfield
  • Elva Joya
  • Jordan Davis
  • Autumn Becker
  • KK Bah
  • Raquel Sobczak