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Office hours may change slightly depending upon the time of year. To confirm hours and make an appointment, call 646.312.1330
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151 East 25th Street, Suite 820
New York, NY 10010
Tel: (646) 312-1330
Fax: (646) 312-1331
Graduate Career Management Center
Zicklin School of Business Baruch College, CUNY
One Bernard Baruch Way
New York, NY 10010
Fred Burke comes to the Zicklin School of Business with over 20 years of experience in higher-education career services. Prior to his role at the GCMC, he was the Executive Director of the Career Center at Hofstra University. Prior to his role at Hofstra, Fred was the Associate Director of Career Development at Vassar College for almost seven years. Before his time at Vassar, Fred worked in human resources, where he managed the college recruitment efforts for Westfield Companies outside of Cleveland, Ohio. He started his career in The Career Planning and Placement Office (CPPO) at Miami University. Fred is currently is on the NACE Board of Directors and a NACE Faculty Member teaching in the Career Coaching Program.
Fred holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Communications from the College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY and a Master of Professional Studies in Humanistic Education from the State University of New York at New Paltz.
Lindsey Plewa joined the GCMC in the Summer of 2012 as Manager of Graduate Career Programs. Previously, she was a Career Coach and Program Manager for part-time MBAs and alumni of the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University. Prior to joining NYU Stern in the Fall of 2008, Lindsey served as an Education Advisor at NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies where she advised students pursuing professional certificates in Career Planning, Communication Skills and Arts Administration. Lindsey holds a BA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and holds a MA and two professional certificates, one in Adult Career Planning and one in Leadership Skills, from NYU.
Jack Pullara joined the GCMC in Spring 2012 after 15 years in the professional services firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (PwC). While at PwC, Jack was a Principal in the New York office where he provided audit and audit-related services to clients in the capital markets, banking, and insurance industry sectors. In addition to serving clients, one of Jack’s other passions has been coaching and mentoring staff. Jack is actively involved in Baruch’s Executive Student Partnership (ESP) mentoring program both as a mentor to students and a member of Baruch’s Executives on Campus (EOC) Advisory Committee. Jack graduated from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY with a degree in Accountancy and earned his MBA from Columbia University.
Annie Himmelsbach joined the GCMC in the Fall of 2012 as a Career Advisor. Because she herself has had a diverse career history, including positions as a human capital consultant, event manager, and professional dancer, she empathizes with students as they experience the excitement and occasional frustrations that accompany the search for a best fit career. Annie has provided career counseling to undergraduate business majors at the University of San Francisco and community college students at the College of San Mateo in addition to teaching career exploration and job search technique courses. Annie holds a BS in Commerce from the University of Virginia and an MS in Counseling from San Francisco State University.
Tanuja Ramchal is a Certified Professional Coach (CPC), who holds an MBA from The Zicklin School of Business and spent the greater part of a decade in the corporate world in Training & Development, Organizational Change Management, and IT Management. She has served as the lead in global initiatives and has conducted trainings in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
Jennifer Seidman has been a Career Consultant with us since 2003. Jennifer has worked in both the academic and corporate arenas. Previously, she held the role of Assistant Director of Graduate Career Services at Pace University before joining Merrill Lynch as a Corporate Recruiter and HR Generalist. Additionally, Jennifer currently works as a Contract Recruiter. She has a BS in Business from the University of Delaware as well as an MA in Organizational Psychology and an Ed.M. in Counseling Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University.
Justyn Makarewycz has been with the GCMC since 2011, bringing experience in digital marketing and creative communications roles at various companies, including Gay.com, FleishmanHillard and AXA. He also led the New York metro-area office of a boutique recruiting firm, recruiting for digital and traditional marketing positions for small and large companies across various industries including AllianceBernstein, Carat, Disney Theatrical Productions and Siegel+Gale. Justyn works directly with employers seeking to engage Baruch’s MBA and MS students through networking opportunities, as well as for internships and full-time roles at their companies. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of California, Davis.
Deborah Butler has a BS in sociology from Queens College and a MSEd in Higher Education Administration. She worked part-time in the Career Service Office at Baruch’s School of Public Affairs, and has a background in event planning. Deb brings a passion for helping others, and enjoys meeting all who come through the GCMC’s door. Deb enjoys cooking, the outdoors and her greatest passion is her family.
Stefano Verdesoto joined the GCMC in 2017, bringing experience in higher education career services, specializing in employer relations. In his role, Stefano co-manages on-campus recruiting (OCR) and supports student organizations in coordinating information sessions and networking events with firms. Prior to Baruch, Stefano worked in career services at Hofstra University and at the University at Buffalo. While pursuing his undergraduate and graduate degrees, he also worked in admissions and recruiting, alumni relations, new student programs, and college communications.