Meet the Team

Around our corner of the world we’re known as Team CRC, an award winning staff who is committed to helping our students find their future. We believe that everyone can create meaningful connections by simply connecting a few dots, and we’re here to help our students, alumni, and employers to do just that.

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Organization Chart

Whether we work directly with students, employers, or support staff internally, we’re still one team…Team CRC. Find out more on how our office operates by viewing our organizational chart.

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Administration, Marketing & Operations

DR. HEATHER WHITE
DR. HEATHER WHITEInterim Dean of Students
Email: HeatherW@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-392-1601

As of July 1, Heather will be serving as the Interim Dean of Students for the University of Florida. If there are immediate questions regarding the CRC, please direct them to Ja’Net Glover, the Interim Director of Career Services.

I oversee 24 full-time professionals and provide oversight for a centralized center serving approximately 50,000 students. I have 15 years of progressive leadership experience in higher education and student affairs, including career services and residential education. I completed my Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership, Master’s degree in Counselor Education, and Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. I enjoy spending time and traveling when possible with my husband, Les, and my daughters, Brantley and Hayden.

JA'NET GLOVER
JA'NET GLOVERInterim Director for Career Services
Email: JaNetG@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-2301

I lead the Employer Relations and Business Administration areas which entails managing college recruitment, employer development and the center’s business operations activities for students, campus partners and employers alike. I also serve as the chief administrative and financial officer where I’m responsible for the management and operation of all administrative, personnel, fiscal, technology and facilities management activities, as well as special projects associated with the Center. I’m proud to be a two-time Gator alumnus with a B.S. in Recreation, Parks and Tourism and a M.S in Management. In my down time I enjoy traveling, spending time with my family and friends, and volunteering in the community with the Gainesville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

TINA CRIPPEN
TINA CRIPPENOffice Manager
Email: TinaCr@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-2321

As Office Manager for the Career Resource Center, I oversee all aspects of Human Resources and Accounting functions for full-time staff and graduate and student assistants employed at the Center.

JULIA FLEMING
JULIA FLEMINGAssociate Director for Operations
Email: JuliaF@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-2302

I supervise our staff members who provide customized career development opportunities and industry connections for UF students through partnerships with our colleges. My team specifically sets the strategic direction for the customized career development education and programs. When I am not working you can usually find me at Walt Disney World!

DANA MCPHERSON
DANA MCPHERSONMarketing and Digital Media Manager
Email: DanaM@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-2322

I am responsible for managing the brand standards and communications projects for the Center. This includes overseeing the efforts in the digital space, social and website, and marketing initiatives for CRC projects. When I’m not in the office, you can find me at a high school track, watching my daughter compete; on a plane, jet setting off to somewhere new; or on the corner of my sofa, curled up reading a good book!

LENNETTE RESHARD
LENNETTE RESHARDCareer Services Coordinator
Email: LennetteR@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-2327

I help oversee the office daily operations, inventory, maintenance request and office supplies. I also assist with the new hiring process, which includes facilitating the new hire check list, verifying references and organizing CRC welcome breakfast. In addition to co-supervising the Career Ambassadors, I organize bi-weekly staff meetings, oversee the library to ensure that company information, handouts and books are kept current. As assigned, I assist Heather White with her calendar and appointments. I enjoy spiritual activities, meditation, walking and spending quality time with family and friends.

Career Engagement

MATTHEW COWLEY
MATTHEW COWLEYAssociate Director for Career and Professional Development
Email: MatthewCo@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-2330

I help students find the connection between their education, their experiences, and their passion. I also collaborate with our amazing employers to bring educational programs and events to UF students. I enjoy all things creative! Writing, painting, and creating music are some of my favorite past times.

JAIME HARSELL
JAIME HARSELLAssistant Director for Career and Professional Development
Email: JaimeH@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-294-3928

I am the Assistant Director for Career Engagement and Experiential Education. I collaborate with the campus community to support holistic career readiness through programming that facilitates identifying, engaging and reflecting on experiential learning opportunities, individual and group career planning, and outreach.
Outside of work, I am a: dog mom, PhD student, powerlifter, adventure-seeker, and foodie.

NADENE REYNOLDS
NADENE REYNOLDSDirector of Career and Professional Development
Email: NadeneR@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-2307

I have the privilege of helping students find satisfying jobs and career paths. I coordinate the efforts of a team of superstars who help students identify their passions and teach skills they need to be competitive candidates. Together, we connect students to professional mentors, alumni, teach them how to get into different industries, and find internships or other experiences they could have to prepare them for success after graduation.

When I’m not at work, turn up the music and laugh with me as I enjoy my beautiful family, amazing friends and worship the Lord.

ALLIE RICKER
ALLIE RICKERAssociate Director for Career Education
Email: AlexandraR@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-2311

I provide vision and support for the Career and Professional Development team, including coordinating our Career Planning and career coaching services. Our team’s goal is to empower students to see their potential in all stages of planning for their careers. I work to provide structure and best practices to help students learn more about what makes them unique- including understanding strengths, skills, and interests. When I am not at work, you can find me playing outside with my dog, checking out new local restaurants, doing yoga, or spending time with my family and friends.

Career and Industry Engagement

ANDIE COCHRAN
ANDIE COCHRANSenior Assistant Director for Career and Industry Engagement
Email: AndieC@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-2334

I work with students through career planning appointments and workshops to help them discover their professional path. While I work to support all students, I specifically focus on the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. I strive to ensure students, faculty and staff from CLAS feel a direct connection to the Career Resource Center. I enjoy shopping, anything that involves my dog and home improvement projects!

SARA GOULD
SARA GOULDAssistant Director for Career and Industry Engagement
Email: SaraGo@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-294-3927

I serve as the embedded liaison for the College of Public Health and Health Professions, providing customized career development opportunities and industry connections for students through collaboration with employers, faculty, and staff. My goal is to ensure that all PHHP constituents feel supported by and a connection to the Career Resource Center. Outside of work, I enjoy shopping, traveling, cooking/baking, and reading.

ANGEL IVERSON
ANGEL IVERSONDirector of Career and Industry Engagement
Email: AngelI@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-2309

I lead our team of staff embedded in the colleges that work to provide customized career development and industry engagement opportunities and resources for each of their academic career communities. In addition, our team is also responsible for directing the HireUFGators and employer development initiatives for the center. In my spare time, I enjoy traveling the country, fishing, and attending concerts.

KATELYN JERLES
KATELYN JERLESAssistant Director for Career and Industry Engagement
Email: KatelynJ@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-2319

In my role, I serve on our Career and Industry Engagement team helping educate and create connections between UF students and potential employers. I support the College of Veterinary Medicine as the embedded liaison role within the Career Resource Center. I work with faculty and staff from the college to help support their students’ career development through career planning appointments, express drop-ins, and providing support through developing experiential and employment opportunities. I enjoy spending time outside of my position exploring the outdoors with my dog, and following sports.

CHARITY REYNOLDS
CHARITY REYNOLDSAssistant Director for Career and Industry Engagement
Email: CharityR@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-2318

I hold the position as embedded liaison connecting the Career Resource Center and the Warrington College of Business. I focus on customizing career development and industry engagement opportunities for students, faculty, and staff within the College of Business. In addition to hosting career planning appointments, express drop-in hours, and workshops, I cultivate relationships with employers to encourage them to Hire UF Gators. In my free time you can find me shopping, being a foodie, spending time with friends and family, or looking for a new adventure.

KEIRA SIMMONDS
KEIRA SIMMONDSAssistant Director for Career and Industry Engagement
Email: KeiraS@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-2333

As an Embedded Liaison, I provide career development opportunities and industry connections to support the professional growth of students enrolled at the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. In so doing, I build and maintain relationships with employers and collaborate with faculty and staff to customize Career Resource Services specifically for the Gator Engineer. Outside of the CRC, you can almost always find me hanging out with the fam eating good food, worshipping, and relaxing at the house.

JAYSEN WILLIAMS
JAYSEN WILLIAMSAssistant Director for Career and Industry Engagement
Email: JaysenW@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-294-2045

As a member of the Career Resource Center, I serve as the embedded liaison to the College of Journalism and Communications. I work with the faculty and staff of the College to assist students in reaching their career goals. Through workshops and personal meetings, I seek to ensure that students are empowered with the necessary tools to be effective in their future career. I also work to build relationships with employers in the field of communications in order to stay abreast to trends in the industry as well as to pursue employment opportunities on behalf of the students in the College. In my spare time, I enjoy listening to music.

Industry Relations

Kelly Barton
Kelly BartonAssistant Director for Industry Relations
Email: KellyB@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-294-1000

I work with the Industry Relations team to develop the CRC’s virtual career services and create new and innovative ways of connecting students with career and professional opportunities. Outside of work, I’m usually planning my next big adventure, trying my hand at a DIY project or recipe from Pinterest, or outside enjoying the Florida sunshine!

EIRINI CHADDON
EIRINI CHADDONAssistant Director for Industry Relations
Email: EiriniC@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-2329

I work with the Recruitment Services team to maintain relationships with existing companies by providing them with customized recruitment tools and on-going education to identify potential UF students and alumni. I also directly manage the UF CRC’s Gator CareerLink (GCL) database and research new trends on how employers can establish their brand on-campus. Things I love include church, family, my culture, traveling, baking, crafts and spending time with friends!

ERICA COSTE
ERICA COSTEAssociate Director for Industry Relations
Email: EricaCo@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-2308

I manage all of the annual on-campus recruiting fairs including but not limited to Career Showcase, Graduate and Professional Schools Fair, and Part Time Job Fair. I also work with the Industry Relations team to maintain relationships with current employers who recruit UF students and alumni to their organizations. Outside of work, I enjoy baking, spending time with family and friends, and listening to podcasts in my car.

PHYLLIS PENA
PHYLLIS PENAIndustry Relations Coordinator
Email: PhyllisP@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-2300

I act as a gatekeeper between University of Florida students and alumni and career opportunities. I work with hundreds of companies to oversee campus interviews in the Career Resource Center. Together we schedule information sessions and provide Gators access to thousands of company job post on Gator CareerLink. I am passionate about football.

LAUREN TRAVIESA
LAUREN TRAVIESAAssociate Director for Industry Relations
Email: LaurenTr@crc.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-2313

I lead the Industry Relations team in creating career ready connections between students and employers by providing vision, strategy, and support to our comprehensive employer engagement plan both on campus and virtually. A proud two-time GATOR alumnus, I hold both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Business Administration. Off the clock, you will most likely find me outdoors exploring our nearby springs and trails. I love camping, kayaking, and biking!

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