Director of Internships | Career Coach
Over 21+ years at Isenberg, Kim has built her career around coaching, developing expertise in both accounting and finance areas and leveraging her wide network to create programs and a robust community that supports Isenberg students. Kim works with both undergraduates and specialty master’s students on their career development and job search success. Kim is also Isenberg’s internship director and interacts with employers, students and university programs to ensure quality field experience opportunities while guiding students through the internship credit and co-op process. Kim earned her M.Ed. in Student Development from the University of Maine and a B.A. in Music & Art History from Bowdoin College. Her career has beenanything but linear, illustrating that being open to opportunities could just lead you to the career you love!
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Specialties and InterestsAccounting | Finance | MSA | MFAI
Brian Hentz, PhD
Senior Lecturer, Business Communication Program | Communications Coach
A senior lecturer with the Business Communication Program, Brian is also a professional writing and communication coach for students in Isenberg’s MBA and Specialized Masters programs. For over two decades, he has helped emerging and seasoned professionals communicate with impact and influence. Brian earned his PhD in Adult Learning from the University of Connecticut in 2016; he also holds an MA in Composition and Rhetoric from the University of Oklahoma and an MBA from Iowa State University’s Ivy School of Business. While at Iowa State, he co-founded the school’s Business Communications Center and served as a managing editor for the American Accounting Association.
Brian’s particular interests include reflective practice, plain style writing, and mid-career professional transitions.
Specialties and InterestsCover Letters/Presentations/Professional Branding
Director of MBA Alumni & Corporate Relations
Trista Hevey earned her BA Degree in Computer Information Technology and Media Management from Elms College in 2005. She returned to school online and completed an MBA Degree at Isenberg in 2018. Trista has built her career on developing effective systems, protocols and best practices for consumer relationships. She prides herself on authentic relationship building and continuous engagement strategies. This passion has brought her to the alumni and corporate relations space within academia for the past 9 years. Learn more…BusinessWest 40 Under 40 Class of 2019.
Supports On-Campus MBA students with:
Networking strategy (in-person & virtual)
LinkedIn profile development and outreach
Specialties and InterestsContact for MBA Alumni & Corporate Recruitment
Assistant Director Career Development | Career Coach
Inclusive and approachable, Rachel (she/her) enjoys assisting students and alumni with professional development through career counseling and mentorship, and is passionate about building mutually beneficial partnerships for Isenberg students and employers as a means to advance professional and organizational goals and outcomes. She holds an MBA from the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst and a BA in Communication from the University of New Hampshire.