Meet Our Staff

You can get in touch with us in the following ways!

Phone: (540) 458-8595
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Office Location: Elrod Commons 301, Lexington, VA 24450
Mailing Address: Elrod Commons 301, 204 West Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450

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Dean of Career and Professional Development

Jensen III, John A.

John A. Jensen III '01
Dean of Career and Professional Development
Elrod Commons 320


Melvin, Kelley

Kelley Melvin '08
Director of Communications
Elrod Commons 313

Advising Focus Areas: Marketing & Advertising; Communications & PR; Journalism; and Entrepreneurship

Steele, Molly

Molly Steele '04
Director of Advising
Elrod Commons 305

Advising Focus Areas: STEM; Health & Pre-Med; Environmental; Tech; and Fashion

Associate Director

Olan, Lorri

Lorri Olan
Associate Director of Advising
Elrod Commons 304

Advising Focus Areas: Pre-Law; Government & Public Policy; Non-Profit & Public Benefit; Arts & Design; and Publishing & Editing

Vance, Lauren

Lauren Vance
Associate Director of Advising and Recruitment
Elrod Commons 307

Advising Focus Areas: Banking & Finance; Consulting; Real Estate; and Accounting

Assistant Directors

Pickett, Gabe

Gabe Pickett
Assistant Director of Employer Development
Elrod Commons 306

Advising Focus Areas: Sports; Entertainment; Education; Hospitality; HR & Recruitment; Sales; and Diversity


Peccie, Brooke

Brooke Peccie '17
Career Operations Coordinator
Elrod 312