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2023 Speed Mentoring Event Recap

March 16, 2023 Communication

Speed Mentoring Held In-Person For the First Time Since 2019!

The Department of Communication held the 2023 Speed Mentoring Event on Wednesday, March 1 from 6:00pm-8:30pm. The event was held in-person at the University Career Center & The President's Promise for the first time since 2019. Eighty people, including undergraduate students and mentors, attended and lively discussions took place!



Thank you to our 2023 mentors! 

  • Joyson Cherian, Senior Vice President, W2 Communications
  • Samantha "Sami" Benedict, Digital Communications Specialist, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation
  • Justine Hong, General Manager, Titan Aviation
  • Rachel Newman, Business Opportunity Specialist, HumanTouch
  • Andy Mountain, Present & CEO, GBSM
  • Paige Harootunian, Digital Supervisor, Kivvit
  • Ian Allen-Anderson, Public Relations Specialist, Amazon
  • Alison Cooley, Digital Marketing Consultant, Cools Concepts
  • Jeffrey Oguamanum, Lead Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Under Armour
  • Karla Corea-Carcamo, Senior Manager, CommCore Consulting Group
  • Louis Schiavone, Marketing Director, X-Laser
  • Matthew Choi, Steel Torch Marketing
  • Erica Stuchel, Account Supervisor, W2 Communications
  • Emily A. Smith, Senior Specialist, Social Media Marketing, Gerber
  • Richie Frieman, CEO & Co-Founder, Brand U Sports
  • Timothy Wheeles, Executive Officer, National Institute of Deafness and other Communication Disorders, NIH
  • Eric Glazer, Account Executive, Allied Global Marketing
  • Tara McVey, Brand Marketing Manager, GDIT
  • Emily Kaplan, Senior Vice President, Edelman
  • Aaron Falcione, Chief Human Resources Officer, Organon
  • Dan Boger, Chief Technology Officer, Whitaker Brothers
  • Kyle Mitchell, Vice President, Whitaker Brothers
  • Anna Levendusky,Communications and Media Manager, Maryland Department of Transportation - Highway Safety Office
  • Charlotte Taylor, Marketing Manager, PayPal
  • Charlia Acree, Founder & Principal, impactYOU
  • Claudia Fess, Legislative Director, Maryland General Assembly
  • Zach Schoengold, Digital Account Director, Brunswick Group
  • Lindsay Marcus Mastoloni, Sr. Director, Visitor Experience, National Geographic Society
  • Jameson Roth, Sr. Account Manager, McCabe Message Partners
  • Jaya Koilpillai Bohlmann, Founder, Designing Communication
  • Jenn Sherman, Founder, The Influencer Collective
  • Jessica Bierman, Founder, JBIER
  • Jessica McKesey, Chief Marketing Officer, UMD Strategic Communications
  • Karla Corea, Senior Manager, CommCore Consulting
  • Paige Whipple Glidden, Owner, WHIP Communications