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Colleen is a leader in the career development industry. She is a senior consultant for corporations, colleges and universities, and career management firms. Colleen served most recently as the CEO of CareerBeam, LLC. CareerBeam’s virtual career center has been adopted by numerous corporations, business schools and universities across the United States and abroad. Her clients include Harvard, Wharton, Stanford, Georgetown, and Notre Dame among 100 other universities.
As a Nationally Certified Career Counselor and Professional Resume Writer, Colleen has received numerous awards from national organizations, including the Small Business Administration and Business & Professional Women. Her articles and commentary have been published in The Chicago Tribune, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Competitive Edge Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Woman’s Day, Atlanta Woman Magazine, and on Monster.com. She has been a guest speaker on dozens of radio shows across the country and conducts corporate career management programs for notable clients including Bellsouth, Cox Communications, and the Veteran’s Administration. Colleen has also been a guest speaker at The Executive MBA Conference, MBA Career Services Council and numerous national, regional and state career development associations.
Colleen offers over 15 years of professional experience helping thousands of managers and executives achieve their career goals. Prior to launching CareerBeam, LLC, Colleen was the President of Advanced Career Development Incorporated and served as the Director of Career Services for Jewish Family Services. Previous to these positions, Colleen was Associate Director of Career Services at Rice University, and served as a Career Counselor at Vanderbilt University.
Colleen is the author of The Play of Your Life.
Colleen earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in Human & Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University. She has also completed coursework towards a PhD in Organizational Counseling at Johns Hopkins University.