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Meet the Team

Our team of career coaches and staff are here and ready to support you along your career journey! We celebrate the value and diversity of our team, and we strive to offer the same to our students. We strike to make sure EVERY Pepperdine student has the tools, resources, information, and a partner in the college-to-career journey.

All student appointments can be made online through Handshake. Request an appointment with an Industry Specialist by clicking on the "Appointments" tab on the left navigation panel, then "Schedule a New Appointment."


Marla Pontrelli Headshot ImageMarla Pontrelli

Director of Career Education

Maile Hetherington Headshot ImageMaile Hetherington

Director of Career Opportunities

Career Advisors

Christine Gist Headshot ImageChristine Gist

Career Advisor

Lauren McGrath Headshot ImageLauren McGrath

Career Advisor

Mia IslasMia Islas

Career Advisor

Khadijah Ojo Headshot ImageKhadijah Ojo

Director of Pre-Health Advising

Operations & Events

Madelline Abourched Headshot Image

Madelline Abourched

Operations & Technology Manager
Charlee Rae Headshot

Charlee Rae Bender

Events Manager