Meet the Staff

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Lakeisha Mathews, Director

Lakeisha oversees the Career and Professional Development Center and is responsible for fostering an “all hands on deck” approach to career development at UB. Lakeisha is a Certified Professional Career Coach, Resume Writer and Global Career Development Facilitator. As an administrator with ten years of experience in higher education, Lakeisha’s experience includes residence life, new student orientation, academic advising and career services. Mrs. Mathews views herself as a bridge between education and employment and likes to say that she has helped students gain admission into college, remain in college and exit college—with a job! | 410.837.4030

Top 5 Strengths: Achiever | Learner | Discipline | Responsibility | Relator

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Charles Jennings, Associate Director

Charles develops, maintains and manages key employer relationships with the goal of promoting on-campus and remote recruitment of UB student talent to employers. Charles has 15 years in the career services arena, in which he has worked in private industry, state government and workforce development. Charles’ professional experience has allowed him to work with numerous national and local employers, and has had an integral part in coordinating job fairs and hiring events. Charles is thrilled to exercise his relationship building skills to connect employers with the UB students. | 410.837.5476

Top 5 Strengths : Input  | Learner | Restorative | Positivity | Futuristic

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Amy Diggins, Program Coordinator

Amy is responsible for organizing and coordinating office operations and procedures in order to ensure departmental effectiveness and efficiency. She also supervises student workers in the Center to provide excellent customer service to students, faculty, staff and employers visiting the office. Amy has 7 years of student support services experience and is very passionate about developing students to maximize their utmost potential. “I am most proud when students return to the office and inform me that I contributed to them reaching their goals.” | 410.837.4702

Top 5 Strengths: Maximizer | Positivity | Arranger | Developer | Empathy


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Anthony Moreira, Job Development Coordinator

 Anthony develops and implements the Job Location and Development Program, in addition to assisting with the numerous services the center offers. He brings more than six years in human resources and talent acquisition experience, in addition to working in student affairs during his undergraduate studies. Additionally, he is a certified career development facilitator, and desires to create career clarity for his clients. He is excited to work with UBstudents, as well as the employment community.

Connect on | 410.837.5439

Top 5 Strengths: Restorative | Context | Analytical | Harmony | Intellection


Lori Bielek, Career Coach

Lori strives to provide personalized career coaching so that students feel prepared and confident in their career development journey. Lori has advised students and alumni from a variety of majors and is skilled in social media marketing and utilizing technology for career development.  Lori acquired her M. Ed. in Higher Education Administration at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and her B.A. in Psychology and Women’s Studies at the University of Rhode Island.

Connect on | 410.837.5441

Top 5 Strengths: Adaptability | Connectedness | Ideation | Empathy | Input


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