2014 Career Night Information

Wednesday, October 8
Arts & Communication/Human Services
Rolling Meadows High School
 
ARTS

Graphic Arts

Jim Cairo, Creative Director
Cairo Design Group


Music Careers
Tim Piatek, Fine Arts Instructor (Band Member)
Wheeling High School


Maura Brown, Orchestra Teacher
Elk Grove High School


Theater
Eric Chaudron, Executive Director

Screen Actors Guild AFTRA - Chicago

Interior Design
David McNulty, Owner
McNulty Design Group



COMMUNICATION

Advertising
Gary Davis, Director of Local Advertising
Daily Herald Media Group


Author

Marian Cheatham 

Communications
Linda Krajniak, Director of Media Services
City of Des Plaines


Journalism
Melissa Silverberg
Daily Herald



HUMAN SERVICES

Cosmetology
Amanda Peterson, Admissions
Empire Beauty School


Culinary Arts
Chef L. Fernando Mojica, CSC
LFM Culinary


Kimmi Drendel, ProStart Educator
Rolling Meadows High School


Education
Sarah Barnett, Teacher 
Bannockburn School District 106


Lauren Beversdorf, Spanish Teacher 
Bannockburn School District 106

 
Linda Pribyl, Teacher 
Rolling Meadows High School


Gina Seaton, Special Education
Rolling Meadows High School


Law
Philip Schreiber, Partner
Holland & Knight LLP


Psychology
Jo Wolthusen, Clinical Psychologist


Public Safety
Ryan Lettieri, Firefighter/Paramedic
Rolling Meadows Fire Department


Terry Valentino, Deputy Fire Chief
Rolling Meadows Fire Department

Sam Mollenhauer, Police Officer
Rolling Meadows Fire Department

SA Mark J Prejsnar, FBI

Social Work
Caryn Meyer, LCSW
Clinical Care Consultants























 

Tuesday, October 21
Health/Natural Resources
Prospect High School


HEALTH

Athletic Training

Katie Cottin, Athletic Trainer
Athletico - Schaumburg


Emergency Medical Services
Christopher Dunn, EMS Educator
Northwest Community Hospital EMS

Health and Fitness
Ingrid Marcum, Entrepreneur/Athlete
BGB Fitness

Medical Tech Careers
Donald Chun, Admission Director/Clinical Instructor
St Francis School of Radiography


Dr. Victoria Fils, Health Information Technology
Oakton Community College


Marie Taylor, Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Harper College


Nursing
Rebecca Barron, Practical Nursing Instructor
Harper College


Theresa Hennigan, School Nurse
Rolling Meadows High School


Occupational Therapy
Gary Solomon, Therapy Director
Chicago Metro Hand Therapy


Pharmacy
Debby Bryniarski, Director of Pharmacy Services
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Psychiatry
Dr. Sarah Hutton, M.D., PGY-3
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Physical Therapy
Anita Stehmeier, Physical Therapist
Northwest Community Hospital


Physician 
Dr. Brian Moss, Orthopedic Surgeon
Orthopedic Associates


Dr. Mailk Abraham, DPO
Northwest Orthopedic Surgery


Physician Assistant
Steve Aydt, Physician Assistant
Northwest Orthopedic Surgery


James Gunn, Assistant Professor
Midwestern University - Physician Assistant Program

NATURAL RESOURCES

Robert Sliwinski
Senior Wildlife Biologist/Resource Specialist

Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd.



Environmental Planning
Ron Deverman, Associate Vice President
HNTB



Veterinary
Kristine Preiser, Veterinarian
Preiser Animal Hospital


Jaimie Wisnowski, Veterinary Technician
Preiser Animal Hospital









































 

Wednesday, November 12
Engineering & Industrial Technology
Business & Computers

Wheeling High School

 

ENGINEERING

Biomedical Engineering
Laura Letellier
Biomedical Engineer

Baxter Healthcare (Retired)

Broadcast Engineering
Alan Skierkiewicz
Broadcasting Engineer 

WTTW/WFMT

Chemical Engineering
Alan Zdunek
Director of Undergraduate Studies

University of Illinois at Chicago

Civil Engineering
Steve Kuscsik
Principal Engineer

Underwriters Laboratories

Electrical Engineering
James Massarelli
Director of Engineering

Village of Arlington Heights

Environmental Engineering
Jason Polakow
Land Development Manager
K.Hovnanian Homes



Mechanical Engineering
Peter Kaczor & Joe Nelson
CS2 Design Group



Quality/Process Engineering
Laura Cardona
Operations Excellence Engineer
AbbVie


Tim Freedlund
LIMS & Equipment Manager
Hospira, Inc

Software Engineering
Chris Smith
Senior Staff Software Engineer
Motorola Solutions


INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY


Architecture
Kenneth Turner
International Design Architect
Turner & DeCelles Architects


Automotive
Dave Koebernick, Owner 
Dakota K Auto Repair & Tire Center

Aviation
Jim Kwasek
Owner and Chief Pilot
Chicago Executive Flight School

Buiding Trades
Joe Rodriguez, President
AAA Rodriguez Plumbing, Inc

Marc Sears, Instructor
PAC/District 214 Building Trades

Construction Management
Craig Dannengger
Pepper Construction

Manufacturing

Global Sourcing and Supply Chain

Angelo Campanella
Category Director, Beverages
Topco Associates, LLC

Industrial Technology
Mark Fricke, Sr Technical Manager
Packaging Innovation
Beam Suntory


BUSINESS & COMPUTERS

Accounting
Leanne Berry
CPA/Supervisor
Kessler Orleans Silver & Co, P.C.


Actuarial Science
Mehb Khoja, Principal
Actuary, Health & Benefits Practice
Mercer

Business Technology
Dave Kamath, Vice President
AITP - Chicago

Entrepreneur
Bob Achettu, CEO
Accerated Growth Advisors

Financial/Investment Planning
John Scruton-Wilson

Marketing
John Guccioni
Advergroup

Sales
Gary Braaten, Sales Engineer
Sikich

Sports Marketing
Michael Gordon, President 
Chicago Wolves

Web Development
Margarita Reyfman
Senior Creative Art Director

M & M Art Studio

2013 Career Night Information

Wednesday, October 9
Arts & Communication/Human Services
Elk Grove High School
 
ARTS

Art Careers

Columbia College


Music Careers
Carrie Gatz, Musician & Music Therapist

Theater
Kelli VanAntwerp, Theater Tech

Harper College & Sears Centre

Interior Design
Nicole Klemundt, Interior Designer
Interwork Architects



COMMUNICATION

Advertising
Mike Sakoff
Salem Communications


Author

Marian Cheatham 

Broadcasting
Colleen Green
WCKG


Journalism
Madhu Krishnamurthy, Journalist
Daily Herald



HUMAN SERVICES

Culinary Arts
Chris Rybicki, Chef
The Yard House

Education
Danielle Witkowski, Teacher
Devonshire Elementary School


Eileen Senteno, Teacher
Rolling Meadows High School


Dianne Schocker, Special Education
Rolling Meadows High School


Law
Patrick Fanning, Attorney
Zurich Insurance


Psychology
Nick Nichols, Psychologist
Rolling Meadows High School

Steve Wodka, Psychologist
Personal Growth Associates


Public Safety
James Denna Jr, Fireman
Elk Grove Fire Department


Mike Carlson, Police Officer
Elk Grove High School


SA Mark J Prejsnar, FBI

Social Work
Isabel Reyes, Social Worker
Vista Health Center of Cook County


























 
Tuesday, October 22
Health/Natural Resources
Buffalo Grove High School


HEALTH

Athletic Training

Kelly Vanderstappen
Athletico


EMT
Christopher Dunn
Northwest Community EMS

Gastroenterology
Michael Hersh, MD

Medical Assistant
Denise Katz
NCH Medical Group

Occupational Therapy
Christina Grey
June Rowley

Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization

Orthodontist
Dr. Mike Durbin
Durbin Orthodontics

Pharmacy
Jeanie Kim, Pharmacist
Walgreens


Psychiatry
Michael Feld, M.D.

Physical Therapy
Michelle Price
Athletico


Physician 
Dr.Gregory Lindsay
Dr. Heidi Wehlus
NCH Medical Group


Physician Assistant
Kathi Bowman
Derick Dermatology, LLC


NATURAL RESOURCES

Agriculture Careers


Lucas Allen, Agriculture Program Advisor
Illinois Agricultural Education


Environmental Careers

Norman Rose 
Illinois Water Environment Assoc

Landscaping

Jamie Wallace
ValleyCrest Companies


Veterinarian

Michelle Price
Wheeling Animal Hospital and Pet Resort

































 
Wednesday, November 13
Engineering & Industrial Technology
Business & Computers

Wheeling High School

 

ENGINEERING

Biomedical/Software Engineering
Laura Marie Letellier 
Retired Baxter Labs and U.S. Navy


Chemical Engineering
Jenny B. Ross, PE
Federal Aviation Administration


Civil Engineering
Karie Koehneke
Patrick Engineering


Electrical Engineering
John Niklewicz, Manager
Underwriters Labs

 
Environmental Engineering
Jason Polakow

Mechanical Engineering
Grace Warmbir, Project Manager
exp.

Chicago Department of Water

Process Engineering
Dawn Keppler
Boeing



INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY

Advanced Manufacturing
Tim Iida, President
Bridgestone

Architecture
Dan Tessarolo
Chipman Design


Aviation
David Koch, Executive Director
Center for Airmanship Excellence


Automotive
Terry Johnson, Service Manager
Stasek Chevrolet


Buiding Trades
Marc Sears
High School District 214


Construction Management
Bill Bennett
Pepper Construction


BUSINESS & COMPUTERS

Accounting
Eve Fugiel
Joe Franz

Weiss & Company LLP

Actuarial Science
Suzanne Chapa, Asst Vice President
Midland National Life Insurance


Business Careers
Curtis Hall, Manager
Weed Man Lawn Care


Entrepreneur
Ron Cacinim Owner
The Ballpark

Financial/Investment Planning
Daniel Moy
Edward Jones

IT Careers
Lori Scott
Bosch LLC


Sports Marketing
Dan Zarzynski, Sales Executive
Chicago Wolves


Web Design
Mitch Levinson
Marketing Relevance



HUMAN SERVICES

Public Safety
Mark Prejsnar, FBI Agent
Federal Bureau of Investigation

 
 

2012 Career Night Information

Arts & Communication/Human Services
Rolling Meadows High School
 
ARTS

Art
Marjorie Lang, Artist & Associate Director
The Art Institutes

Culinary
Lucia Biscaglio, Executive Chef & Owner
Piatti Pronti

Graphic Arts
Joe Johnson, Graphic Designer & Interactive Developer
Pepper Group


Music
Caitlyn Walsh, Choir Director
Rolling Meadows High School


Theater
Andy Hite, Artistic Director
Marriott Theater

Interior Design
Marcia Kalina, Interior Designer
Caitlin Muhr, Interior Designer
Chicago Design Team


COMMUNICATION

Advertising
Gary Davis, Owner & Partner
BKA Promotions and Marketing
 

Author
Libby Hellman, Author

Broadcasting
Edgar Ybarra, Career Services Director
Illinois Center for Broadcasting

Journalism
Melissa Silverberg, Journalist
Daily Herald


HUMAN SERVICES

Cosmetology
Fawn Burnett, Regional Career Planning Specialist
Amanda Peterson, Career Planning Specialist

Empire Beauty School

Education
Ellen Feeney, Elementary Teacher
Greenbriar Elementary School

Carrie Koch, High School Math Teacher
Hoffman Estates High School

Amy Longmore, Special Education Teacher
Hoffman Estates High School


Fire Science
Ryan Lettieri, Firefighter & Paramedic
Rolling Meadows Fire Department


Law
Steven A Kozicki,  Attorney At Law

Law Enforcement
Mark Prejsnar, Special Agent
FBI

Sam Mollenhauer, Police Officer
Rolling Meadows High School


Psychology
Laura Jansons, Clinical Psychologist
Brothers Medical Group


















 

Health/Natural Resources
Buffalo Grove High School


HEALTH

Athletic Trainer
Marianna Vaughan 
Buffalo Grove Fitness Center

Emergency Medical Technician  
Wendy Durkin, Battalion Chief (EMT)
Buffalo Grove Fire Department

Medical Tech Careers
Steven Crow, Sonography Instructor
Alexian Brothers Medical Center

Susan Landers, Coordinator
Harper College Health and Human Services

Mary Hood, Assistant Professor
Harper College Radiology Tech

Nursing
Julie D'Agostino, Director of Nursing
Harper College

Pamela Robbins, Registered Nurse

Orthodontist 
Dr Jacqueline Rosen

Occupational Therapy
Jan Smith, Occupational Therapist
Northwest Community Healthcare

Pharmacy
Asim Javed, Pharmacy Manager
Walgreens

Physical Therapy

Anita Stehmeier
Northwest Community Healthcare

Physician
Mark Stefaniuk, MD
Northwest Community Hospital Medical Group

Physicians Assistant
Myriam Riboh, PA-C
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Psychiatrist

Phillip Epstein, MD
Advanced Neurodiagnostics
 


NATURAL RESOURCES

Green Careers
Taylor McKinley, Urban Planner
Center for Neighborhood Technology
 
Veterinarian
Dr Susan Wilner
Skycrest Animal Clinic































 
Engineering & Industrial Technology
Business & Computers

Hersey High School

ENGINEERING

Aviation
Jeremy Linke, Senior Engineer
Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc

Bio Medical
Donald Trombatore
Alexian Brothers Medical Center

Chemical  
Lance Baird, Principal Engineer
UOP LLC - a Honeywell Company

Civil 
James Masserelli, Director of Engineering
Village of Arlington Heights

Electicial
Emily Wigley, Electro-Acoustical Engineer 
Knowles Electronics

Mechanical  
Troy Livingston, President
Livingston Products

Advanced Manufacturing
Bruce Braker, Director
Chicago Manufacturing Renaissance Council

Rich Nielsen, Director of Engineering
IMS Buhrke-Olson

 

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY
 

Architect
Robert Kirk
Group A Architecture Inc.

Automotive Tech
James Gray, Instructor
Triton College

Construction Management
Bill Bennett
Pepper Construction

Carpenter
Marc Sears, Building Trades Instructor
High School District 214

Plumber
Jason Roszkowiak
Awesome Design Contracting and Plumbing

BUSINESS & COMPUTERS

Accounting
Tony Gurgiolo, CPA/ABV
Gurgiolo  Associates, Ltd. Certified Public Accountants

Actuary
Suzanne Chapa, Assistant Vice President, ALM
Midland National Life Insurance Company

 

Business Careers
David Becker,  Owner
Fast Signs - Arlington Heights

Finance
Nancy Reiser, Financial Advisor
Edward Jones

Information Technology
Mary Jesatko, Senior Software Engineer
John Jeffers, Senior Software Engineer

John Lorens, Project Leader
Connie Pun, Senior Software Engineer
Siemens USA

Sales/Entrepreneurship
Jim & Karen Inman, Owners
Elite Athletic Development - CrossFit  

Sports Marketing
Bryan Van Den Bosch
Manager of New Business
Chicago Sky