Career Development Team

Matt Henderson Career Counselor
Matt Henderson
Contacting Matt: Contact Matt for career counseling, assessments as well as class and group presentations.
Fun Fact: Matt loves running long distances, and he learned his alphabet by watching “Wheel of Fortune.”

Lisa Littlefield Career Counseling Training Coordinator
Contacting Lisa: Lisa meets with students for career counseling appointments, assessments and job searching. She also coordinates the career counseling intern program at University Career Services (UCS).
Fun Fact: Lisa used to work for Zoo Atlanta as a Public Relations Specialist, but her favorite creature is the eager, job-seeking college student!

Ashley Watts Career Counselor
Contacting Ashley: Ashley meets with students for career counseling and assessments. She also gives class presentations on various career topics.
Fun Fact: Ashley’s undergraduate degree is in Fashion Merchandising, and she considers herself a recovering Pinterest addict.

Cooperative Education & Internships Team

Michelle Berg Co-op & Internships Coordinator
Contacting Michelle: Michelle meets with students to help them search and prepare for co-op and internship opportunities.

Makesha Hillery Co-op & Internships Coordinator
Contacting Makesha: Makesha provides students with assistance in searching and preparing for co-op and internship opportunities.
Fun Fact: Makesha is not afraid to spark a conversation with any stranger on any topic.

Abbey McDaniel Administrative Coordinator, Co-op & Internships
Contacting Abbey: Abbey coordinates appointments, events and workshops in the Cooperative Education & Internships Program and Graduate & Professional School Planning area in UCS.
Fun Fact: Abbey loves to travel. She’s been to nine countries so far.

Caroline Anderson Assistant Director, Co-op & Internship Program

Contacting Caroline: Caroline leads the Cooperative Education and Internship Program team. She connects employers and students for recruitment and professional development.
Fun Fact: Caroline grew up in Atlanta and taught in universities in Spain and Mexico for almost seven years.

Employer Relations Team

Angie Fisher-Beckett Administrative Coordinator, Employer Relations
Contacting Angie: Angie coordinates events, workshops, career fairs and appointments for the Employer Relations area of UCS.
Fun Fact: Angie loves music. She has played the viola, violin and clarinet.

Robert Maxson Job Location and Development Coordinator
Contacting Robert: Robert connects students and employers with the goal of matching talented Georgia State University students with viable part-time job opportunities.

Vacant Alumni Career Services Coordinator

Administrative Team

Dr. Kevin Gaw Senior Director
Dr. Kevin Gaw
Contacting Kevin: Kevin oversees the UCS family, which includes UCS, the Office of Leadership Development, the Office of Civic Engagement and the Georgia Career Information Center.
Fun Fact: Kevin likes to cook. His guacamole recipe made it into a community cookbook.

Angela Walker Associate Director
Angela Walker
Contacting Angela: As the Associate Director of UCS, Angela oversees the Graduate and Professional School Planning program and the Co-op & Internships Program.

Ramona Simien Associate Director
Ramona Simien
Contacting Ramona: Ramona manages the on-campus recruitment program for employers recruiting Georgia State University talent. Contact her to schedule on-campus interviews, information sessions and several career events.
Fun Fact: Ramona is an honorary member of the Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity. She enjoys volunteering, history, music, crafts and sports.

Conquaya James Assistant Director, Career Development
Contacting Conquaya: As leader of the Career Development team, Conquaya sees students for counseling appointments and assessments as well as coordinates class presentation requests.
Fun Fact: Conquaya is a former gymnast, track star and collegiate cheerleader (Clark Atlanta University Panthers and ‘Nole Girl competition squad).

Belinda Lindsey Administrative Coordinator
Contacting Belinda: Belinda is the friendly first face you see when you visit UCS. She assists students with appointment scheduling and answers questions regarding the operations of UCS.
Fun Fact: Belinda is active in the community. Annually, she participates in the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Gospel Choir.

Nokwe Asi-Ward Business Services Manager
Contacting Nokwe: Nokwe handles purchase orders, manages student assistants and coordinates business and financial operations for UCS.
Fun Fact: Nokwe spends most of her weekends as a “football mom.”

Nayeon Kim Marketing Specialist

Contacting Nayeon: Nayeon oversees marketing and uses her creativity for the team.
Fun Fact: Nayeon is a foodie. She loves to take pictures of food and likes to try every country’s cuisine from around the globe.

Daniel Edgerton Technology & Communications Coordinator

Contacting Daniel: Daniel provides technical support for students and employers accessing Panther Career Net. He also coordinates the UCS website, social media platforms and mass communication programs.
Fun Fact: Daniel enjoys playing chess, billiards and disc golf. He also has a passion for extremely spicy food.


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