Professionals In Residence
Center for Career & Professional Development
L72.00 New Building
524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 237-8754
Fax: (212) 237-8440
Mon. 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tues. 9:00AM - 7:00PM
Wed. 9:00AM - 7:00PM
Thurs. 9:00AM -5:00PM
Fri. 9:00 AM -5:00PM
Monday through Friday: 1:00PM - 5:00PM
John Jay Careers Online Student & Alumni Log-In
The Professionals In Residence series is an initiative of the John Jay College Center for Career & Professional Development to provide opportunities for career exploration, networking, and mentorship to students and alumni. Since debuting in 2012, the Center has brought senior industry leaders to John Jay College to offer advice and guidance as students develop the “soft skills” of networking and interviewing and make informed, thoughtful career decisions.
Professionals In Residence events are followed by an opportunity for students and professionals to engage in one-on-one mentoring and networking. All students and alumni should RSVP on John Jay Careers Online to attend!
Upcoming Professionals In Residence Events:
PATRICIA GUY, Diplomat in Residence, United States Department of State
“PRACTICING PUBLIC DIPLOMACY”
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013, 9:30 AM TO 10:30 AM & 1:45 PM TO 2:45 PM, L72.00 New Building
Before being named Diplomat in Residence at City College New York, Patricia H.H. Guy was the Counselor for Public Diplomacy at the U.S. Embassy in Bucharest, Romania, where she was responsible for the Embassy's press and cultural programs throughout Romania. Prior to joining the Foreign Service, DIR Guy enjoyed a 21-year career as a journalist, covering the courts and judiciary for the Honolulu (Hi.) Star-Bulletin and reported on the media industry for USA TODAY.
CID WILSON, Managing Director, Princeton Securities Group
“A CAREER IN FINANCIAL ANALYSIS”
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2013,9:30 AM TO 10:30 AM & 1:45 PM TO 2:45 PM, L72.00 New Building
Cid Wilson has worked in the financial services industry since 1993. In 2006, Wilson was ranked #1 equity financial analyst in the Specialty Retailing sector by Forbes in its annual ranking of the Best Wall Street Financial Analysts in America. He is currently Managing Director of U.S. Equity Research at Princeton Securities Group. He is best known for his in-depth retail knowledge of the consumer automotive aftermarket industry and the consumer automotive dealership industry. He has been cited in various financial media for his investment analysis. Since 2002, Wilson has been a Senior Equity Analyst covering the specialty retailing industry at various firms. Immediately prior to this position Wilson served as the Senior Equity Research Analyst for Cabrera Capital Markets LLC in New York City. Before this he served as a Senior Vice President and Retail Analyst at Kern Suslow Securities in New York City.
NORMA POLL-HUNTER, Director of Human Capitol Portfolio in the Association of American Medical Colleges
"A CAREER IN PSYCHOLOGY AND MEDICINE"
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2013, 1:45 PM TO 3:00 PM, L76.00 New Building
Dr. Poll-Hunter leads a portfolio of career development programs and initiatives with a focus on diversity and inclusion across the medical education continuum starting at the early stages of the premedical pipeline to professional development for faculty. She serves as the Co-Deputy Director for the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP), a national pipeline program to increase diversity in medicine and dentistry. She also leads initiatives focused on cultural competence in medical education, and she is engaged in research and evaluation projects focused on diversity in the health care workforce. Her research interests are in the area of the career development of racial and ethnic minorities, cultural competence, and diversity in the health professions.
JOHN LENOIR, Managing Director of Key Point Government Solutions
"A CAREER IN SECURITY MANAGEMENT"
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2013, 1:45 PM TO 3:00 PM, L72.00 New Building
John Lenoir joined Key Point Government Solutions in 2007 as a Managing Director in the Investigative Services Group. In this role he is responsible for administrative investigations and compliance monitoring initiatives. Mr. Lenoir worked as a prosecutor in three of the largest and most active offices in the United States – the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and U.S. Attorney Offices in Southern Texas and Eastern New York. Mr. Lenoir led investigations and prosecutions of homicides and other violent crimes, directed one of the nation’s first multi-agency money laundering task forces to uncover areas of fraudulent activities, and prosecuted civil rights violations. As a supervisory prosecutor he was responsible for the development of training and crime prevention programs.
JESSE HARTNES, Acting Director of Save The Children USA
"A CAREER IN INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS"
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2013, 1:45 PM TO 3:00 PM, L72.00 New Building
Jesse Hartness is the Acting Director of Emergency Health and Nutrition at Save the Children. Jesse has responded to health and nutrition emergencies in over 1o countries and traveled throughout over 40. He leads a 14 member team in defining the strategy, research and capacity building direction for Save the Children in emergency health and nutrition. He ensures the compliance of Save the Children’s emergency health portfolio’s financial and operational objectives through strategic, operational and financial planning and monitoring; provides technical support in emergency health and nutrition to Save the Children country offices; builds global capacity in emergency health and nutrition through regional trainings and technical resource development; and deploys to emergency responses.
Kira Cordoba-Brown, Vice President and Consumer Banking Program Manager of Citibank
“A CAREER IN BANKING AND FINANCE”
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013, 9:30 AM TO 10:30 AM, L72.00 New Building
Kira Cordoba-Brown is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the Analyst and Management Associate development programs within Citi’s Consumer Business, including Citi Cards, Citi Mortgage, Citi Retail Services (among others). This includes coordinating training and program rotations, as well as handling immigration and employee relations matters. Prior to that role, Kira served as a Diversity Recruiting Manager on Citi’s Graduate Recruitment team responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of strategies to attract and recruit top diverse talent into Citi's Summer and Full-time Analyst and Associate Programs.
Rossana Rosado, Publisher and CEO, El Diario La Prensa
“A CAREER IN JOURNALISM AND PUBLIC SERVICE”
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2013, 1:45 PM TO 2:45 PM, L72.00 New Building
Rossana Rosado has spent 19 of her twenty seven years in the New York media at El Diario La Prensa. She has been Publisher and CEO since 1999, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the oldest Spanish-language newspaper in the country where she is responsible for over $22 million in annual revenue. Prior to becoming publisher Ms. Rosado was Editor in Chief of the paper where she also worked as a journalist in the early 80’s. She was the first woman to hold that position at the now 97 year old paper. Her many awards include an Emmy, a STAR award from the NY Women’s Agenda, and a Peabody Award for Journalism. She served on Mayor Bloomberg’s transition team in 2001 and as one of six co-chairs for Governor Eliot Spitzer’s transition team.
CLINTON LACEY, DEPUTY COMMISSIONER IN THE NYC DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION
"A CAREER IN SOCIAL SERVICES"
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2013, 1:45 PM TO 3:00 PM, L72.00 New Building
Clinton Lacey is the Deputy Commissioner of adult operations in the New York City Department of Probation. In this capacity he is responsible for oversight of a division that supervises some 27,000 clients on probation and is leading a series of innovative initiatives designed to reform the Probation Department’s key policies and practices. Clinton has over 25 years of experience working with youth and families - 19 of which have been focused in the field of juvenile and criminal justice. From 1992 to 2004, Clinton served as the associate executive director of Friends of Island Academy, developing and managing services for 16 to 24 year olds involved in the juvenile and criminal justice systems of New York City.
Past Professionals In Residence Include:
- Johnny Marines, Manager, Romeo Santos. “A Career in Entertainment Management.”
- Alan Blass, Director, Fuoco Fraud and Forensics. “A Career in Forensic Accounting.”
- Rossana Rosado, Publisher and CEO, El Diario La Prensa. “El Liderazgo De Latinas: A Career in Journalism and Public Service.”
- Ron Moelis, Chief Executive Officer of L+M Development Partners Inc. “A Career In Law, Real Estate, & Public Service.”
- Gregg Walker, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, Sony Corporation of America. “Life Synergies: Community Service & Private Business”
- James G. Sheehan, Executive Deputy Commissioner & Chief Integrity Officer, NYC Human Resources Administration. “Careers in Data Mining & Analytics” & “My Life As An Inspector General”
- Patricia H. H. Guy, Diplomat-In-Residence, United States Department of State. “Practicing Public Diplomacy”
- Patrick Kelly, Senior Official for Privacy at the Office of Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services. “Strategies for Success in Building your Federal Government Career”
- Paul Viollis ’83, CEO of Risk Control Strategies, Inc. “Careers in Corporate Security” & “Understanding Employer Background Checks”
For more information about the Professionals In Residence series, please contact Will Simpkins, Director of the Center for Career & Professional Development, at (212) 237-8754.