Director of Alumni Career Management
Elizabeth Wallencheck has 25 years of experience as a multi-skilled career-management professional, including 13 years in career development within higher education. She comes to Kenan-Flagler from Columbus, Ohio, where she was a Career Management Consultant for Right Management, delivering comprehensive career-transition services to clients at all levels within diverse businesses and industries, including executives. In addition to her work with professionals in transition, Elizabeth also served on a team delivering in-depth assessment centers to senior executives to assist with their professional development and succession planning. She also was president of her own career-consulting and training firm, Nexus Career Strategists. Prior to this, Elizabeth served as Assistant Director, Career Services, at Ohio University.
Her professional affiliations include membership in the National Career Development Association and the local chapter of the American Society of Training and Development. In addition, she previously served as a board member for the American College Personnel Association’s Commission for Career Development and the Ohio Association for School, College, and University Staffing; as well as an Associate Editor of AAEE’s Higher Education Job Search: A Guide for Prospective Faculty Members. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, she earned a B.A. in Political Science from Ohio University and an M.S/C.A.S in Counseling from the State University of New York in Albany.