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Eleanor Cartelli
Senior Associate Director, Center for Career Development, Boston University

Eleanor Cartelli is Senior Associate Director at Boston University's Center for Career Development, which serves all BU students and alumni. In her role, she oversees operations, technology, business improvement and innovation, data/reporting, marketing, and the student ambassador program. Prior to joining Boston University in 2010 as Associate Director of Marketing & Communications, Eleanor was Associate Director of Publications and Acting Director of Communications at the University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy Studies. She received her bachelor of arts in religious literature and history from Smith College and her master of arts in religious studies from the University of Chicago.

The President of AU3CP leads the Board of Directors, collaborates with the Board to develop and implement the long-term vision for the Association, chairs meetings, directs the creation of the Association’s annual report, and communicates on an ad hoc basis to the general membership.

Vice President & Secretary

Anders Croft
Marketing & Communications Manager, Career Development Center, Emerson College

Anders Croft has served as the Marketing and Communications Manager for Emerson College’s Career Development Center since 2017. His work with Emerson’s team has focused primarily on student engagement and self-service through the introduction of new marketing strategies and technologies. Anders’s background in higher ed began in 2015 at his alma mater, Bridgewater State University, where he served as the Communications Coordinator for the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management. Outside of work, Anders is an active screenwriter and voice actor.

The Vice President & Secretary creates meeting agendas, records minutes of each meeting, submits meeting notes for board approval, maintains and archives business records (including bylaws, meeting notes, bylaws), and manages board reports and cloud storage. 

Vice President, Finance & Treasurer

Sarah Thomas
Marketing & Communications Manager, Center for Career Development, Boston University

Sarah Thomas joined Boston University in 2014 and the CCD in 2016. She manages marketing efforts and communications projects, including social media, email newsletters, the CCD website, and more. She received her bachelor of arts degree in history and English literature from Alfred University and her master of science degree in journalism from Boston University. In her spare time, Sarah likes to sew, play video games, and enjoys musical theater and strange museums.

The Vice President of Finance & Treasurer manages revenue and expenses, manages and submits the Association’s taxes, ensures nonprofit status is maintained, prepares financial statements/documentation for the Association’s Annual Report, and manages vendor contracts.

Vice President, Marketing & Outreach

Rick DelVecchio
Director of Career Development, College of Arts and Sciences, Quinnipiac University

Rick DelVecchio is the Director of Career Development for the College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT. Since joining Quinnipiac University in 2014, he has been assisting senior leadership to develop and implement a unique faculty-driven advising program incorporating academic advising, experiential and work-integrated learning, and career development. Prior to joining Quinnipiac, he spent 9 years as the Director of Career Placement at Sacred Heart University (Fairfield, CT). Prior to transitioning to a career in higher education, Rick spent 10 years in various marketing, operations, and management roles.

The Vice President of Marketing & Outreach chairs subcommittee(s) for marketing, communications, and outreach efforts (including social media, open discussion forums, Association website, etc.); manages marketing for Association membership; manages contact lists; manages Association email (designs, creates, sends, etc.); and manages editorial/communications calendar

Vice President, Membership & Nominations


Vice President, Programs & Conferences

Riky Hanlan
Career Advisor, Career Development Center, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Riky serves as a Career Advisor in WPI’s Career Development Center, where she oversees student facing marketing and communication efforts, including graphic design and social media. Her work mainly focuses on career education and student engagement. Riky has been at WPI since 2010, previously serving six years as Administrator of Theatre Technology and Instructor of Theatre in WPI’s Drama/Theatre Program. Riky holds an MBA from WPI in addition to a BS in Business Administration from Worcester State University and a BA in Fine and Performing Arts with a Concentration in Arts Management from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Riky is also a mother, a therapeutic crafter, and a tabletop game enthusiast.

The Vice President of Programs & Conferences chairs conference planning (manage proposals, sponsorships, speakers, logistics), chairs webinar planning (manage proposals, sponsorships, speakers, logistics), chairs associated subcommittee(s) for all programs and conferences, manages Communicating Careers website, and manages marketing for programs and conferences in conjunction with Vice President of Marketing & Outreach.

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