Prior to serving OSU, Brian held several positions across the University of California System, including senior-level posts at both UCLA and most recently, Berkeley's Career Centers. Outside of his roles within the University of California system, Guerrero has worked in various career services positions at New York University (NYU), both at the NYC campus and in creating their career development center in the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi.
Guerrero has served the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) as a member of the Finance Committee, Leadership Advancement task force, the Graduate Student Membership task force and has co-chaired the Ambassador Program as well as the 2015 Conference & Expo in Anaheim. He is currently on the 2018 - 2019 NACE Board of Directors. Additionally, Guerrero has co-authored articles for the NACE Journal and regularly presents on various topics such as issues impacting diverse and underrepresented students, emerging technologies and leadership. He was awarded the Association's Mentor of the Year Award in 2015 as well as the Innovation Award for Global Initiatives in 2010. Beyond his involvement in our profession, Guerrero was a consultant for US Agency for International Development, working on projects that advance the growth of university career services in the Philippines.
Stephanie Ford, Ph.D.
Director, Career Communities
Stephanie has been with the Arts and Sciences Career Services Office since August 2005. Prior to joining the office, she was the Director of the Career Center at Wittenberg University and held a Career Counselor position with Ohio State’s Career Connection office from 1997-2000. She has a doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Southern Illinois University/Carbondale and has worked in Higher Education, holding positions in counseling, career services, human resources, and course instruction, since 1990. Her bachelor’s degree is in Psychology from The Ohio State University.
Scott Kustis, MBA
Director of Industry Connetions
After serving as the Director of Career Services at a two year institution, Scott joined the Arts and Sciences Career Services Office in October 2005 as Assistant Director and Career Prep Advisor. Scott advises students seeking internships, volunteer roles, research positions, and other resume building experiences in the following career clusters:
- Business, Management, and Administration
- Information Technology
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
In addition to his advising duties, Scott serves as the employer relations manager for these career clusters, advising organizations on their Ohio State recruitment strategies. He is also the coordinator for the annual Ohio State Spring Career Fair.
Randy Dineen, M.A.
Career Prep Advisor
Randy joined the Arts and Sciences Career Services Office in September of 2007. Randy advises students seeking internships, volunteer roles, research positions, and other resume building experiences in the following career clusters:
- Arts, A/V Technology, & Communication
- Hospitality and Tourism
- Marketing, Sales, and Service
- Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
- Recreation, Gaming & Sports
In addition to his advising duties, Randy serves as the employer relations manager for these career clusters, advising organizations on their Ohio State recruitment strategies. He also coordinates the annual Summer Internship and Opportunity Fair at Ohio State and facilitates the office's two internship courses, ARTSSCI 3191.02 and ARTSSCI 1191.
Brandy Williams, MLHR
Career Prep Advisor
Brandy joined the Arts and Sciences Career Services Office in October 2005. Brandy advises students seeking internships, volunteer roles, research positions, and other resume building experiences in the following career clusters:
- Education and Training
- Human Services
- Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
- Health Sciences
In addition to her advising duties, Brandy serves as the employer relations manager for these career clusters, advising organizations on their Ohio State recruitment strategies. She also serves as liaison to Arts and Sciences Recruitment and Diversity Services. In this role, she facilitates individualized career workshops and distributes internship and career information to the staff to share with DSO students.
Career Technology & Data Coordinator
Christian's primary duties include overseeing the day-to-day management of Handshake, Ohio State's university-wide job and internship database, and developing and implementing Handshake training materials for core user groups. Christian also collects data and prepares reports for a variety of purposes and manages the on-campus recruitment program for employers.
Victoria assists with promoting and coordinating the Peer Career Coach Program and the Career Services office. In addition, Victoria supervises the student staff in the office. She also assists with employers looking to recruit Arts and Sciences students through the office’s various events such as information sessions, career fairs, workshops, and other on-campus recruiting efforts.
Bruce Houtz, M.S.
Bruce joined the Arts & Sciences Center for Career & Professional Success in 2018, bringing 13 years of professional content creation and marketing experience to his role. Bruce’s primary duties include marketing & promoting events and services of the department to students, alumni, campus departments, and industry. He does this through digital, social, and traditional media. Bruce also assists with events such as career fairs and leads the Center’s marketing internship program.
Jess Parker, M.S.
Resource Planning Analyst
Jessica joined the Center for Career & Professional Success in 2018, bringing over 4 years of experience in higher education and 3 years in information technology. Her role is to ensure the success of our initiatives through the analysis and assessment of data. Additionally, Jessica generates and designs reports and presentations of findings for delivery to key stakeholders. Through teamwork and interdepartmental collaboration, her work supports many different functions and elements of the center’s daily operations.