Who We Are
The Center for Career and Professional Development provides students, alumni and staff with the resources and skills needed to set career goals, develop resumes, practice interviews, and learn the latest hiring trends. We offer a variety of career resources and work with our clients one-on-one to empower them to find their dream career.
Pictured from left to right: Lori Miller (Administrative Coordinator), Brent Vogel (Director), Katie McCue (Career Development Specialist), Margaret Carelli (Administrative Assistant), Eliza Bennett (Career Development Specialist), Karen Adducci (Career Development Specialist), and Sarah Smith (Assistant Director).
The Regis University Center for Career and Professional Development serves students, alumni, faculty and staff. Our foundation is to educate and empower individuals to achieve their career goals. We accomplish this by building relationships with employers and faculty to connect the Regis community to opportunities.
Brent Vogel, Director
Brent Vogel joined Regis University in 2009 from Buffalo, NY, where he received a Master’s Degree from Canisius College in College Student Personnel Administration. Brent has worked at several institutions for various Student Life departments, including Residence Life at Regis University, the Career Development Center at Hilbert College in Buffalo, NY, Residence Life for Canisius College and the Office of Athletics, Academic & Student Development Services at the University at Buffalo. At every position, Brent has gained experience working closely with college students to develop and prepare them for campus life and beyond.
Since joining the Center for Career and Professional Development at Regis, Brent has established programs targeting sophomores and student-athletes, in order to promote career and leadership development among those student populations. Also, in 2013 Brent earned his Master’s in Business Administration from Regis.
Sarah O. Smith, Assistant Director
Sarah Smith joined the Center for Career and Professional Development in 2015 as a Career Development Specialist, and was named Assistant Director in 2016. Prior to joining Regis University, Sarah provided career counseling to military service members and their spouses as they transitioned from the U.S. Army. Sarah has also worked at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs' Career Center as a Career Development Specialist, and at the University's Counseling Center as a Therapist.
Sarah is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Colorado. She has a Master's degree in Counseling and Human Services from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, and a Bachelor's degree from James Madison University where she majored in Psychology with concentration in Psychology of Leadership, and a minor in Spanish.
Sarah enjoys helping students and alumni with their career development paths by challenging and empowering them to find commitment and happiness in their work.
Karen Adducci, Career Development Specialist
Karen Adducci joined the staff of the Center for Career and Professional Development as the Employer Relations Developer in 2006 and began work as a Career Development Specialist in 2015. Karen has been employed at Regis for over 10 years and has been involved in a variety of activities on campus, including the Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society. She received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration at Regis and completed her Master’s Degree in Management and Organizational Leadership in May 2006.
Katie McCue, Career Development Specialist
Katie McCue joined the Center for Career and Professional Development staff in 2015 as a Career Development Specialist. Katie received her Master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership from the University of Northern Colorado. She worked as a Career Development Specialist at Colorado State University where she also received a Bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies. As a Career Development Specialist, Katie strives to foster growth and lasting relationships between students, alumni and employers. She has a desire to work in the Center for Career and Professional Development, and greatly appreciates the commitment to service and academic excellence provided at Regis University.
Eliza Bennett, Career Development Specialist
Eliza Bennett joined the Center for Career and Professional Development in 2016 as a Career Development Specialist. She received both her undergraduate degree in English and her Master's degree in Counseling from Regis University. She also has a background in literature, with a Master's in Literary Studies from the University of Denver. Before joining the team at Regis, Eliza served as a Career Counselor Intern for the University of Colorado, Boulder, which further solidified her love for working in community and collaboration with students, alumni, faculty, staff and employers. As a Career Development Specialist, Eliza is invested in working with clients to more deeply discover how career development aligns with the movement of their own stories, passions, and strengths. She believes in a collaborative counseling relationship that fosters the narrative movement toward self-discovery, creativity, and joy. Eliza feels honored and at-home working for her Alma Mater.
Lori Miller, Administrative Coordinator
Lori Miller joined the staff of the Center for Career and Professional Development in 2014. A Colorado native and a proud alumna of Regis University, Lori graduated in 1990 with a B.A. in Communications & Public Relations and a B.A. in Sociology. She later earned her Teaching Certificate and M.A. from University of Colorado, Denver. Lori is proud to be working for her Alma Mater, and strives every day to emulate the Jesuit mission in her work, and in her life.
Margaret Carelli, Administrative Assistant
Margaret Carelli joined the staff of the Center for Career and Professional Development in 2015. She has worked for various offices across the Regis campus including the Office of Admissions and the Department of Physical Therapy. Before coming to Regis University, Margaret worked as an event and marketing specialist for 8 years at a Healthcare Consulting firm. She appreciates the commitment to service that the Regis community embodies, and strives to incorporate the University's mission in work and everyday life.
Carissa Gilligan, Career Counselor Intern (not pictured)
Carissa recently joined the Center for Career and Professional Development as a Career Counselor Intern. Carissa is currently pursuing a Masters in Counseling degree from Regis University, and will be graduating from the program in 2018. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a concentration in Clinical Psychology from Wesley College. Carissa has a deep interest in positive psychology, devoting her time to studying facets of motivation for success. She recently presented her research, "Getting Gritty: Exploring Predictors of Grit Among College Students" at the American Psychological Association convention. Carissa is looking forward to bringing this knowledge to the Center for Career and Professional Development at Regis University to assist clients with their career exploration and development.
Regis University Center for Career and Professional Development
3333 Regis Boulevard, Mail Code F-14
Denver, Colorado 80221-1099
We are located in Clarke Hall, room 214 on the Northwest Denver campus.
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday
Closed from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.
All Regis students, alumni, faculty and staff are served by appointment (in-person, by phone or via Skype)
Call 303.458.3508 or book an appointment online.