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Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Nadirah Pippen

Director - Liaison to Alumni (2+ years after graduation)

Senior Leadership Team Member
Professional Affiliations: NACE, SOACE, NCACE, NCDA 
StrengthsFinder: Communication | Relator | Woo | Input | Connectedness

Chris Lewandowski

Associate Director for Career Development - Liaison to Interdisciplinary Studies

Senior Leadership Team Member
Professional Affiliations: NACE, SoACE, NCACE 
StrengthsFinder: Relator | Achiever | Learner | Harmony | Analytical 

Janeè Folston

Associate Director for Employer Development

Senior Leadership Team Member
Professional Affiliations: NACE, SoACE, NCACE, AAMFT
StrengthsFinder: Strategic, Relator, Belief, Responsibility, Restorative 

Emily Hawarny

Assistant Director for Marketing & Career Consultant Liaison to Cameron School of Business

        Professional Affiliations: NACE, SoACE, NCACE
        StrengthsFinder: Woo, Communication, Individualism, Input, Positivity


Leslie Wright

Assistant Director - Liaison to the College of Science and Engineering

Professional Affiliations: NCACE, NACE
StrengthsFinder: Responsibility | Adaptability | Ideation Relator Learner


Charles Ozuna

Career Development Counselor - Liaison to College of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts

Professional Affiliations: NCACE,
 Communication | Woo | Empathy | Activator | Positivity

Ricky Patterson

Career Development Counselor - Liaison to the College of Health & Human Services

Professional Affiliations: NCACE, NCCDA
StrengthsFinder: Competition | Maximizer | Analytical | Deliberative | Individualization


Jacqueline Pitone

Career Development Counselor - Liaison to Watson College of Education and Undeclared Students

StrengthsFinder: Futuristic | Positivity | Input |Communication | Achiever


McKenzie LeFlore

Employer Development Program Manager

      Professional Affiliations: NCACE

      StrengthsFinder: Woo | Maximizer |Positivity | Empathy | Individualization 

Ashley Navarra

Office/Budget Manager

Sarah Stoker

Administrative Associate

Serves as the receptionist for the Career Center, manages pending accounts and job postings in Handshake, provides Handshake support to students, alumni, UNCW departments, and employers (helping with navigation, troubleshooting, accountant set up, event registration, and posting positions), monitors the Career Center email (, schedules appointments for UNCW students and alumni, processes daily deposits.

Contact Information

Career Center

Phone: (910) 962-3174
Fax: (910) 962-4257

601 S. College Rd.
Fisher University Union 2035
Wilmington, NC 28403-5924

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Express Hours: Fall & Spring Semesters
Monday - Friday: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.