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CEO Staff

Erin Benevento

Erin Benevento Associate Dean for Student Development

As the Associate Dean for Student Development, Erin provides oversight for the Center for Experience and Opportunity (CEO) and oversees the McDaniel Commitment, our signature program for student development at McDaniel. 


  • BA in Communications, McDaniel College
  • MA in Communications, John Hopkins University

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Daniel DeHollander

Daniel DeHollander Associate Director of Career Development

As the Associate Director of Career Development, Daniel supports students and alumni through all phases of their internship and job searches. Daniel also works with employers to develop relations and promote opportunities at McDaniel.

You’ll work with Daniel if you are assessing your strengths, exploring career interests, preparing applications, or applying for roles.


  • BA in History, State University of New York (SUNY) College at Geneseo

  • MA in Higher Education, University of Arizona 

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Brooke Hain 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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Brandi McKee

Brandi K. McKee Associate Director for Student Experience & Opportunity

As the Associate Director for Student Experience and Opportunity, Brandi works with McDaniel Local, Orientation, First Year Seminar/First Look Series, and Sophomore Programming.

Work with Brandi on all areas related to the First Year and Sophomore Experience to help find your own path to success at McDaniel!


  • BA in English, Roanoke College

  • MS in Counselor Education: Student Affairs Administration, Radford University

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Tim McKenzie

Tim McKenzie Associate Director of Community Engagement

As the Associate Director of Community Engagement, Tim works with students and faculty to facilitate their experiential opportunities with community-based organizations.

You'll work with Tim when seeking service and volunteer opportunities in the Westminster/Baltimore area or if you are applying for competitive scholarships, fellowships, or grants.


  • BA in History, Saint Vincent College

  • MA in Teaching, Notre Dame of Maryland University

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Joanna Hamburg Assistant Director for Student Development

As the Assistant Director of Student Development, Joanna supports the operations of CEO and OSE events and programming, supports publicity initiatives, and manages office workflow. 

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
  • MA in Counseling (2023), McDaniel College

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