Career Management Center Staff

The Career Management Center provides one-on-one career planning for all Freeman students and facilitates connections with mentors and potential employers.  

Dale Klamfoth, Exceutive Director
Dale Klamfoth
Executive Director
(504) 865-5533
dklamfoth@tulane.edu

As executive director of the Career Management Center, Dale Klamfoth represents the career interests of Freeman School students and alumni. Dale is responsible for developing and maintaining key relationships with employers around the world. Prior to joining the Freeman School, Dale was a senior vice president and area director for Lee Hecht Harrison and previously served as Senior Partner, Southeastern Managing Director Talent Consulting with Korn Ferry International. Dale holds a B.B.A. in accounting from Capital University.


Carla Coury, Interim Director of Operations
Carla Coury
Interim Director of Operations
(504) 865-8492
ccoury@tulane.edu

As the interim director of operations for the Career Management Center, Carla Coury leads a team of career and employer relations professionals to develop students and connect them with career opportunities. Carla formerly led the career team in Tulane’s Newcomb-Tulane College and served as the executive director of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program in the Gulf South Region. Along with more than 20 years of experience in higher education, career management, and corporate relations, Carla earned the Senior Professional in Human Resource designation to complement her masters’ degree in speech and organizational communication and bachelor’s degree in workforce education and development from Southern Illinois University.


Career Consultants

 

Donn Barclay, MBA Career Consultant
Donn Barclay
Career Consultant
(504) 314-2950
dbarclay@tulane.edu
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Donn Barclay is a career consultant for MBA candidates. He joined the Freeman School in 2006 after a 25-year career at JVC Company of America. He holds a B.S. in marketing and an MBA from St. John’s University.


Michelle Behrend, Career Consultant
Michelle Behrend
Career Consultant
(504) 314-2493
mbehrend@tulane.edu
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As a career consultant in the Freeman School, Michelle Behrend helps undergraduates pursuing a BSM in Finance launch and manage their careers. Prior to joining Tulane, she worked for 15 years in global markets as a corporate bond trader. At BNP Paribas, she was the business sponsor and program manager for the Global Markets internship and analyst programs. She earned her B.A. in mathematics and economics from Cornell University and is a CFA charter holder.


Sarah Covert, Career Counselor
Sarah Covert
Career Consultant
(504)314-2480
scovert@tulane.edu
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Sarah Covert is a career consultant for undecided students at the Freeman School. Prior to joining the Career Management Center, she was the policy and media coordinator for Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana. She is also the founder and owner of Sarah’s Pet Care Revolution. Sarah holds both a B.S. in psychology and a B.A. in women’s studies from Tulane University.


Jeannine Coxen, Career Counselor
Jeannine Coxen
Career Consultant
(504)865-5426
jcoxen@tulane.edu
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Jeannine Coxen counsels finance students in career assessment, industry research, networking, resume development and cover letter development, interviewing techniques and salary negotiation. Prior to joining the Freeman School, she held roles at Sanford-Brown Online and Entergy. She earned her master’s degree in human resources management from Troy State University.


Tori Lane, Career Counselor
Tori Lane
Career Consultant 
(504)314-2432
vlane1@tulane.edu
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In her role at the Career Management Center, Tori Lane supports management and legal studies students in achieving their career goals. She holds an MBA from Florida Institute of Technology and a B.A. in human resource management from the University of Alabama. She is a certified professional in human resources (PHR) and has a demonstrated history of working in talent, performance and career management. Skilled in succession planning, talent review, interviewing, recruiting, sales, and management; she is able to provide corporate experience as an additional resource to her students.


Leslie Long, Career Counselor
Leslie Long
Career Consultant
(504) 865-5404
llong3@tulane.edu
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An experienced career consultant with expertise in career development, college recruiting, and employee training, Leslie Long joined the Career Management Center in 2019. Previously, she held roles at Delgado Community College, Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology, and ITT Technical Institute. She has a B.S. in information systems and decision sciences from LSU.


Denise Peery, Career Counselor
Denise Peery
Career Consultant 
dpeery@tulane.edu
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Denise Peery brings over 25 years’ experience in human capital management, with deep expertise in talent management, leadership development, executive search, career transition, executive coaching and diversity training to the Career Management Center. She has worked with complex integrated senior level teams and C-level division makers with multi-industry Fortune 500/1000 global corporations. She currently supports Freeman graduate students enrolled in the Master of Business Analytics and Master of Management in Energy programs. She earned her MBA from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington.


Paige Pinter, Career Counselor
Paige Pinter
Career Consultant 
(504)314-2955
ppinter@tulane.edu
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With over 15 years of experience in career counseling, recruiting, and human resources, Paige Pinter joined the Freeman School in 2012. She earned both a B.A. and an M.A. in developmental, educational and social psychology from Boston College.


Marco Tejeda-Kemp, Career Counselor
Marco Tejeda-Kemp
Career Consultant 
(504)862-8006
mtejedakemp@tulane.edu
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Marco Tejeda-Kemp is a career consultant who specializes in helping students launch careers in the finance industry. He graduated from Florida International University (FIU) with a B.A. in International Relations and has earned a Consultative Sales designation. Prior to joining the Freeman School, he worked in the insurance and finance industry for 9 years in recruitment, sales management, corporate training, business planning and consulting. He is bilingual in English and Spanish.