Meet the Staff

Piper Center for Vocation and Career Staff


Kirsten Cahoon '98
(Interim Director) Senior Associate Director, Career Education & Operations

Coaching areas: Business (Consulting, Finance, Management); Sales & Marketing; Media & Communications. Liaison to International Students and responsible for On-Campus Recruiting, Finance Scholars, Peer Advisors, Ole Biz, First Destination Survey.


Kris Estenson
Associate Director, Alumni Engagement

Coaching areas: Alumni Communications. Responsible for the Connections Program (Chicago, Denver, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington, D.C.) and the Alumni in Residence Program.

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Grant Eustice
Assistant Director, Fellowships

Coaching areas: Fellowships & Scholarships; Post-Grad Service; Gov. & Public Sector; Education; Undecided. Responsible for administering the St. Olaf Fulbright process, Focus on First Years, & collaborating with the Faculty Fellowships Committee.


Libby Glimsdal
Administrative Assistant

Libby provides administrative support for Piper Center activities.

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Nate Jacobi
Associate Director, Internships & Leadership Development

Coaching areas: Gap Year/Post-grad Service; Nonprofit & Social Services; Environmental; and Ministry. Responsible for Academic Internships, Internship Funding, Quo Vadis, Social Entrepreneurship Scholars, & Oles for Public Interest.


Kristi Kehrwald
Career Coach

Coaching areas: Nonprofit & Social Services; Undecided. Responsible for Workshops, Oles for Public Interest, Career & Grad School Fairs, & Focus on First Years.


Susie Kramer
Assistant Director, Career Education and Coaching (Pre-Health Advisor)

Coaching areas: Healthcare & Medicine; Sports Management/Recreation; Undecided. Responsible for Ole Med, HPC, Rockswold Health Scholars, Health Scholars at the Mayo Clinic, Clinic Health Care Program–Allina Clinic, Liaison to TRiO-SSS, Posse.


Leslie E. Moore
Director, Piper Center

As director, Leslie will oversee all activities of the Piper Center.


Liz Musicant
Career Recruiting and Technology Coordinator

Liz is responsible for managing Ole Career Central, the Peer Advisor Program, internship funding, Academic Internships, and budget management.


Bryan Shealer
Associate Director, Employer Relations & Marketing

Coaching areas: Business (Consulting, Finance, Management); Sales & Marketing; Media & Communications; Fine Arts & Arts Administration. Coordinator of On-Campus Recruiting program, social media, and marketing.


Roberto Zayas
Associate Director, Entrepreneurship (Pre-Law Advisor)

Coaching areas: Entrepreneurship; Legal Professions; Graduate School; Science & Lab Research; Technology; Engineering; Healthcare. Responsible for pre-law advising, Ole Law, Svoboda Legal Scholars, Ole Cup, Innovation Scholars, Finstad Grant.