Associate Vice President
Mike joined Lafayette College in August 2017. He is associate vice president and responsible for leading the 14 member Gateway Career Center team.
His career and background include more than 20 years’ experience in sales, sales management, marketing, and executive search. Mike was previously at Wake Forest University as the Director of Employer Relations for the undergraduate college and the School of Business (Undergrad and Masters) for two years and, prior to, he worked several years in Executive Search and Recruiting with various firms. He started his career in the corporate world with GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Health and then with global eye care company, Bausch + Lomb. He has an extensive background in employer relations and recruiting and has a passion for working with students. Mike received his B.A. in Communications from Wake Forest University.
In the Gateway Career Center, Mike will be extending the work that has put innovation like the award-winning Gateway program—a four-year individualized career exploration plan—at students’ fingertips.
When not leading the Gateway Career Center team, Mike enjoys spending time with his family and is a triathlete, having completed his first Ironman event at Mt. Tremblant in Quebec, Canada.
Database and Special Projects Coordinator
Cathy loves data period! It always tells a story.
At Lafayette since 2011, she manages the Gateway Career Center’s First Destinations, Summer Experiences, and other database projects. She also coordinates an on-campus student employment program, helping our Federal Work Study/Campus Job Eligible (FWS/CJE) students find on-campus jobs.
In addition to working with Lafayette’s Gateway Career Center, Cathy consults with private businesses and community organizations in designing and implementing database management systems. “A new database application (or data science course) always provides an opportunity to learn!”
She holds a BS degree (Law Enforcement and Corrections) from the Pennsylvania State University, and a M.Ed. degree (Social Restoration) from Lehigh University.
On a personal level, she has never met a competitive sport that she did not like. She especially enjoys Volleyball, Basketball, Football, and Golf.
Kathy Haney joined the Career Services staff in December 2013. She assists the students with appointments and the Career Services staff with a variety of projects essential to the department. Kathy graduated from Delaware Valley College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.
Sue joined the Gateway Center in September 2021 and serves as the recruiting assistant and supports all Gateway Career Center Employer Relations activities. Sue received her degree in English and Mass Communications from Bloomsburg University. Prior to Lafayette, Sue was an Academic Assistant at Connecticut College. Sue’s passion to help employers and customers comes from her prior 25-year customer marketing and sales career in software technology companies. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking with her family and very big dogs.