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Speaker Biographies

Alastair Donald
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Gordon Miller
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Nancy W. Adams
Nancy Adams joined the Human Resources function at Philip Morris USA in 1996. She is currently the Manager of Organization Effectiveness in the Management and Organization Development department.
Alastair Donald
Alastair Donald
Alison Hart
Alison Hart is a Senior Account Manager for Altria.
Barbara Filler
Chad Frazell
Chad Frazell is a Vice President of Human Resources for Kohl’s Department Stores.
William A. Donan
Christie Drabic
Christie completed the Operations Management Leadership Program and then continued to grow her career as a Reliability Black Belt. She has also held roles as a Supplier Quality Engineering Leader and Quality Leader.
Ebony Harris
Ebony Harris is a diverse Store Team Leader from Target Corporation in Delran, NJ.
Kamila A. Elliott
Kamila Elliott manages a team of Retirement Advisors who facilitate the transfer of qualified contribution accounts into individual retirement accounts.
Frank Rodriguez
Frank Rodriguez works for Johnson & Johnson and is a Global Director responsible for University Recruiting.
Gordon Miller
Gordon Miller
Steven A. Howery
Steven A. Howery will speak at the 2007 START Conference.
Jeannine Bedford
Jeannine Bedford is a Kohl's Store Manager
Jemila Machunga
Thea Jenkins
Thea Jenkins is Director of Management Development and Minority Recruiting at GEICO.
Jennifer Hunter
Jennifer Hunter serves as Vice President, Corporate Responsibility & Stakeholder Relations for Altria Client Services, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Altria Group, Inc. She has held this position since April 2008.
Jocelyn Moye
Jocelyn Moye is a 2005 graduate of Penn State in finance/economics.
Jonathan Chan
Kira Peterson
Christian Matheis
Christian Matheis is the assistant director of the LGBTA Student Resource Center at Penn State's University Park campus.
Melissa Bovitch
Meredith Monroe
Meredith Monroe is a 2010 graduate of Pennsylvania State University in finance and minors in international business and Spanish.
Joe Packowski
Joe Joe Packowski is the Philip Morris USA District Manager in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania market.
Peter Steinberg
Peter Steinberg is the Head Coach Penn State’s Women’s Rugby.
Phil Smith
Phil Smith
Solomon Plater
Solomon Plater works as an intern and Student Ambassador in the sales department for Philip Morris USA.
Rose Potts
Rose Potts is a speaker for the 2007 START Conference.
Raajan Gupta
Raajan Gupta is a Unit Manager for Altria.
Kristi Rosiak
Kristi Rosiak is currently a senior at Penn State University majoring in Public Relations.
Sam Richards, Ph.D.
Sam is a senior lecturer in Sociology at the Pennsylvania State University and Co-director of the Race Relations Project.
Andrew B. Seck
Currently based in Houston, Texas, Andrew Seck holds the position of Business Planning and Support Manager for Shell’s EP operations in the Americas.
Student Panel
Panel of College students from various majors and semester standing; share their experiences about Penn State and college-life in general. It’s your chance to ask the questions! Make your college experience count since the beginning.
Allison Subasic
Allison Subasic is the current Director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally (LGBTA) Student Resource Center at The Pennsylvania State University and former Director of LGBTQ Services at the University of California, at Davis.
The Penn State Caribbean Student Association Dancers
To promote the active dissemination of cultural, political, and historical information about the Caribbean islands and their people.
Thompson Harner
Thompson Harner has been with Ernst & Young for over five years.
Thompson Harner
Tori Farmer
Latoria J. Farmer is the National Director of Diversity and Corporate Responsibility for KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax, and advisory services firm.
Wilson H. Friend, Jr.
Wilson H. Friend, Jr. is the Director of Sales for the Mid-Atlantic field sales force where he is responsible for building trade partnerships and execution of marketing and trade programs at over 12,000 retail locations.
Yshonda Frey
Chris Schultheis
Meredith Monroe
Deborah Wilkins
Reggie Butler
Humberto Fernandez
Paula Lisa Wimbush
Chris Polischeck
Jeannine Bedford
Mick Joneja
Kelly Naudain
Deborah Wilkins
Ken Bouyer
Alissa Lynch
Alissa Lynch
Gioia Pisano
Gioia Pisano
Jeannine Bedford
Jeannine Bedford
Kelly Naudain
Kelly Naudain
Renee Gardner, Target
Ian Davidson – Senior Buyer at General Motors
Ethel Mangum
Tiffany Bahemen
Coquese Washington
Biography for Coquese Washington