MBA/RMC Community Meeting Forum – Putting Our AUNE Degrees to Work – Lessons Learned
40 Avon St
Keene, NH 03431
An alumni panel from the MBA in Sustainability, Sustainable Business Certificate and Resource Management & Conservation programs will share their experiences and reflections of how their learning at AUNE has played a role in their career paths and work as sustainability advocates, and how it has impacted and influenced them as both people and professionals.
Liza Casabona, MBA ’16, is currently managing editor for a business publisher based in Washington DC. Prior to her time at Antioch Liza spent 14 years as a reporter and editor for business-focused publications in New York and DC covering everything from financial and legal news in the fashion world to investment management. She is passionate about business, workplace trends, legal reporting, sustainability, and telling good stories,.
Katie Kinsella, MS ’17 and Sustainable Business Certificate ’17, has been working in the engineering and environmental consulting industry for both large and small companies since 2004. Her focus has always been in natural resources (the “clean” side of environmental work) with a large focus on permitting and regulatory compliance. Katie has extensive experience in project management; Geographic Information Systems, including spatial analysis; Global Positioning Systems; wetland delineations; wetland mitigation; natural resource inventories; environmental impact statements; floodplain management and site design. In addition, she has provided lead and backup support for threatened and endangered species surveys on over 40 species in five states.
Dave Morrill, MBA ’09, graduated from Antioch New England’s MBA program knowing he wanted to use business to create positive change. He has worked in the areas of waste stream reduction, commercial composting, and renewable energy production. He now works for W.S. Badger Company in Gilsum, NH as the Production Scheduling Coordinator. Dave has had many volunteer projects over the years including working as a member of the Keene Cities for Climate Protection Committee, volunteering at the Monadnock Humane Society, and most recently is the Vice Chair of the Keene City Democrats Committee.
Jenny Smith, MBA ’17, is Chief Operating Officer, hirealliance in Bedford, NH. In the search and talent acquisition industries, Jenny’s roles have included working as recruiting consultant, the development and leadership of an executive human resource search practice, as well as director of organizational development, where she ensured the alignment of learning and development and talent management practices with strategic organizational objectives. Outside of recruitment and human resources, Jenny has experience with admissions, as well as operations, marketing and business development in various industries. She has served as the general manager for two small businesses in her home state of New Hampshire. Jenny obtained her Senior Certification (SCP) as a human resource professional through the Society for Human Resource Management, and is a Certified Diversity Recruitment Professional.
The Community Meeting is open to all students, alumni and interested guests.