Education & Human Development
Patricia has been affiliated with Texas A&M and the Career Center for over 20 years. With a passion for career development, her niche involves assisting and directing students toward their career aspirations. Her life-long pursuit is for quality and enlightened Education evidenced by her certification as a secondary business teacher. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Education from Delta State University. During her tenure at A&M, she has pursued continuing education coursework in Human Resources Development. Her previous experiences have involved counseling and teaching in high school and proprietary, business school settings with retail sales and product marketing in the business sector.
Mays Business School (Juniors & Seniors)
Primarily serving juniors and seniors in Mays Business School, Lisa helps students polish their professional skills and presence. She is actively involved in the American Business Women’s Association and serves as the campus advisor. Prior to joining the Career Center in 2012, Lisa had a successful career in sales and marketing in retail, special events, and nonprofit. Lisa holds a BFA in Radio-TV-Film from Sam Houston State University and an MS in Marketing in from Texas A&M University. Lisa calls College Station home with her husband and two adult sons.
Architecture & Engineering (Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical & Ocean)
Brad graduated with a degree in Family Financial Planning and Counseling and a Minor in Japanese Language and Literature from Brigham Young University. After graduation, he worked for a private consulting company and for Fidelity Investments before coming to Texas A&M for his MBA degree. Brad began working in the Career Center in 1994. During this time he has been involved in all aspects of student career development advising; including career opportunities, resume assistance, interviewing skills, job search assistance and especially, experiential education (co-op/internships).
Engineering (Mechanical, Nuclear, Petroleum, Eng Technology, BioMedical, Industrial Distribution)
Bob brings an attitude of service first with years of extensive experience. Graduating from Texas A&M in 1969, his first career experience was as a combat pilot in the US Air Force. After fulfilling his five-year commitment, he spent 30 years in the petroleum industry in multiple management roles including project management, financial analysis, regulatory affairs, commercial activities, business development, and operations. Upon retirement from industry, he taught public school math for 6 years. In his career development advising role, he works with engineering students, students interested in federal employment, and veterans.
Engineering (Aerospace, Industrial, & Mechanical)
David graduated from Texas A&M with Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Industrial Engineering. After serving 2 years in the US Army, he spent 31 years in the chemical industry in various aspects of logistics, safety, quality, production, consulting and environmental operations. For over 20 years, he also served as the Recruiting Team Leader between his employer and Texas A&M. Upon retirement from industry in 2004, he joined the Career Center where he works primarily with engineering, Co-op, and veteran students.
Jennifer Ann Scasta
Jennifer Ann joined the Career Center in 2011 and serves Aggies pursuing undergraduate degrees in agriculture. She is responsible for coordinating and facilitating the AGLS Career Fair. Jennifer Ann holds a Master of Science in Agricultural Communications from Oklahoma State University and a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Leadership and Development from Texas A&M University. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications. She and her husband, Andy, were married in May 2015.
University Studies (all concentrations) and General Studies
Thinking about changing your major? Michael joined the Career Center in 2009 and manages career services targeted to undecided students as well as University Studies majors, including topics such as career and major exploration. He also serves as the primary advisor for Aggie Career Team. Michael earned a B.S. in Psychology from Texas A&M in 2002, a M.S.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Baylor University in 2009, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Human Resource Development. Michael is married with two wonderful children.
Graduate Students (All Disciplines)
Katie joined the Career Center in 2012 after completing her doctorate at the University of North Texas (yes, I finished and you can too!). Assisting graduate/professional students, she’s part career advisor and part dissertation-support therapist. Katie also serves as liaison for international students and Aggie Allies. Katie is the proudest member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie class of 2005 and does NOT enjoy long walks on the beach because wet sand is icky. She lives in Bryan with a sensible, patient husband and a toddler she’s somehow responsible for.
Mays Business School (Freshmen & Sophomores)
Amy joined the Texas A&M Career Center team in a newly created position in July 2013 as the Career Coordinator for 1st and 2nd year students in Mays Business School. Since starting, Amy has developed several new initiatives focused on helping Mays freshmen and sophomores realize and pursue their dreams and passions! With a background in marketing and branding, her previous experience includes overseeing marketing and programming efforts for a national convenience store chain. Amy received her undergraduate degree from West Texas A&M and her Master’s degree from Texas A&M.
Sciences, GeoSciences & Vet Med
Marilyn has had a lifelong love of science. Her career path is an example of how a science career can change in ways you could not imagine as an undergraduate student. In her first career she conducted marine and freshwater environmental monitoring and assessment for a consulting firm, a state agency and a city bureau. Marilyn then came to TAMU, earned a MS degree in Oceanography, and continued working as a research associate in a paleo-oceanography laboratory. For her third career, Marilyn joined the Career Center in 2005 to help Aggies identify, explore and pursue their science career goals.