About the CDO

The staff of the Career Development Office is here to help you create a bridge to your future. We spend our days working towards the goal of seeing you become a success as you graduate with your degree from Northern Arizona University-The W. A. Franke College of Business.


Ron Smith, Director

Wendy Tappan, Program Coordinator

Diane Scherpereel, Career Coach

Jana Carpernter, Career Coach

Jordan Farinsky, Student Intern

Natalie McMillan, Student Intern

Casey Trier, Student Intern

Larissa Rodriguez, Student Intern