Networking / Seeking Mentors




Julia Wuench

Location:

Raleigh-Durham, NC

I am a life-long learner, omnivert and empath. I have been through many career and life transitions, but no matter my function, I have always been a coach and teacher first. An adopted North Carolinian, I have loved what this region has to offer, professionally and personally.

Morgan Beard

Location:

New York City, NY

Anxiety management, depression, burnout and career stagnation, overcoming fear and self-doubt, developing positive habits, increasing self-confidence, self-worth and self-love. My style of life coaching is grounded in my background as an art therapist, so I use a wide variety of modalities for cultivating physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.

Dale VanFleet Herink '75

Company:

Sage Advice

Location:

Prospect, KY

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(502) 640-2352

Dale is a life and career coach for adults, adolescents, and business groups. She prepares and coaches individuals to succeed in school and career by providing motivational workshops and presentations, HR consulting for supervisor development and team building, empowerment coaching and training for physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual wellness.

Angela Silak '09

Location:

Hollywood, CA

Angela has worked in and hired for entry-level positions across Hollywood. In an industry where most jobs are filled through internal referrals, she believes that it’s crucial to impress not only the recruiters, but those in the actual departments that are hiring. After successfully helping numerous clients, she is eager to share her services with the Duke community.

Liz (Linzer) Cohen '09

Location:

Philadelphia, PA

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(608) 345-4285

Liz believes that everyone deserves to land a job they love. With nearly a decade of experience helping job seekers, she works to make the job search process an empowering and delightful process.

Paul Bernard MA'75

Location:

New York, NY

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(212) 957-3470

Paul offers a directed advisory process that helps clients change, improve skills, and face the challenges of a tumultuous workplace. He provides a special focus on leadership, team-building, decision-making, strategic planning, communication, and crisis management skills.  Paul creates individualized programs to help clients take a pro-active approach to managing their careers.

Heidi Giusto - PHD'12

Location:

Apex, NC

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(919) 698-6408

Heidi has a diverse background and education that makes her comfortable working with a wide range of people. Her specialty is helping people transition by articulating their value to the new, intended audience. 

Hillary Schubach '93

Location:

Santa Monica, CA

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(303) 888-2588

Hillary helps clients gain acceptance to MBA schools by providing inspiration and advice to better market themselves to the schools of their choice.

Moll McDonald '94

Company:

Behavior Works

Location:

Chevy Chase, MD

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(202) 344-7349

Molly's expertise is working with individuals throughout career and life transitions. Molly provides organizational, life and clinical coaching. She supports her clients in career strategy, search strategy, interviewing skills, compensation negotiation, and assessing viable opportunities.

John Marth '59

Location:

New York, NY

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(212) 433-1390

John’s expertise is recruiting and placing professionals across functional disciplines and industries.  He guides his clients through the job search process, prepares clients for job interviews and assists with networking and mentorships. John volunteers his services and there is no charge to Duke Alumni.

Rachel Sanford '07

Location:

Denver, CO

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(203) 550-7170

Rachel believes that people are at their best, when they are motivated, engaged and excited about their endless possibilities. She helps clients get what they want, whatever it is.

Lauren Moses '02

Company:

The Moses Group

Location:

New York, NY

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(212) 234-3581

Lauren’s goal is to strengthen a client's awareness of his/her inner resources and work together to focus on increasing performance in key areas.

Chris Coward '87

Company:

ChrisCoward.com

Location:

Denver, CO

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(267) 226-7935

Chris brings a unique blend of fresh content, humor, energy, and engagement to help her clients transform. She incorporates wellness strategies to change their habits, increase their well- being, and produce longer, more vital lives.

Susan Gurnik - MBA'90

Company:

Strategic Gain

Location:

Orlando, FL

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(407) 718-0895

Susan specializes in clients that are looking for a change but not sure which direction to go, or don't know how to do the job search because they have no clarity surrounding the perfect job. She helps clients gain clarity, discover and define their personal brand, and network to that next job.

Karen Shapiro '88

Location:

Haverford, PA

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(610) 642-4313

Karen, an experienced ICF certified coach and lawyer by training, specializes in coaching clients who feel stuck and want to improve their lives, professionally and/or personally.  Her clients tend to be bright, motivated, caring individuals.  She combines hard skills from her legal and coach training with a compassionate style to empower clients to get what they want from their career and life.  

Marsha Egan '74

Location:

Reading, PA

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(877) 749-4036

Marsha specializes in working with entrepreneurs and mid to executive level organizational leaders to assist with goal attainment, leadership strategies and confidence building.  Marsha is hired by individuals and organizations to clarify goals and to define actions to work through obstacles and to accelerate personal growth.

Lawrence Hedblom '78

Location:

Chicago, IL

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(312) 337-5955

Lawrence specializes in helping individuals make the transition from management to leadership in middle to senior level positions. He uses a variety of approaches and assessments to help clients make gains in confidence, satisfaction, and performance.