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The Business Placement Center has a dedicated staff who are here to offer their support to College of Business students, recruiters and alumni. 

Meet the Business Placement Center Staff

Jasmine Robinson

Business Placement Coordinator

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Rehn Hall, Rm 113
618 | 453-2603
cobjrobinson@business.siu.edu

Jasmine joins the team from the windy city and is focused on student career planning and communication. You will catch Jasmine in Rehn Hall working with students and planning the Business Placement Center events. She received her Master of Science in Higher Education- College Student Personnel from SIU. When she is not working with students on developing their career plans or planning events for Career Services within the College of Business she enjoys spending time with her daughter Zakaria.


Noppadol “Champ” Tuksakulvith

Data Collection and Analysis

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Rehn Hall, Rm 113
618 | 453-2604
cobchamp@business.siu.edu

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Noppadol Tuksakulvith, or Champ, is a familiar face in the College of Business. A native of Bangkok, Thailand, Champ received his Bachelor’s degree in Management – Supply Chain Management at SIU. Champ is a second year graduate student in the Quality Engineering & Management program. Champ utilizes his analytical skills and passion with MS Excel to collect, prepare, and analyze the Business Placement Center’s data throughout the year. He also oversees and improves the Business Placement Center’s website.

Outside of classes and work, you can find Champ spends his free time biking, hiking, or watching baseball. Champ is also a founding member and past president of APICS SIU Student Chapter; he is currently serving as a board member.


Amber McDonald

Internship Specialist

Rehn Hall, Rm 113
618 | 453-5758
cobamberm@business.siu.edu

 

Amber joins our team from Chicago, Illinois. Amber is the Internship Specialist in the Business Pacement Center and assists students with internship opportunities, resume reviews, mock interviews, and more. She is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Counselor Education, with hopes to become a High School Guidance Counselor in the future. Amber enjoys helping students focus on professional and career development.

Outside of classes and work Amber enjoys spending time with her sorority sisters, attending campus events, and volunteering in the Carbondale community. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, watching movies, and shopping.


Neimoya Woods

Graduate Assistant

Rehn Hall, Rm 113
618 | 453-5758
cobanwoods@business.siu.edu


Lisa Clanton

Rehn Hall, Rm 113
618 | 453-2604
coblclanton@business.siu.edu

 

Lisa is from Springfield, IL and is returning to her alma mater in pursuit of an  PhD in Education Administration and Leadership. Lisa earned both her undergraduate and graduate degree from the College of Education at SIU. Prior to returning to SIU to complete her terminal degree, Lisa worked in Housing and Residence Life at several institutions throughout the Midwest and South, gaining progressive leadership and professional experience. Upon her return to SIU, Lisa worked  in the BPC and CoB as a Student Support Specialist and GA for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, formerly Minority Affairs. Prior to returning to the BPC, Lisa  worked as an academic advisor in Saluki Athletics. When not assisting with data analysis or student development, Lisa enjoys exploring the beauty of southern Illinois and spending time with family and friends.


Thomas Becker

Programming and Communication Specialist

Thomas Becker Photo

Rehn Hall, Rm 113
618 | 453-2604
cobtbecker@business.siu.edu

Having lived in Sothern Illinois his whole life, and coming from a house with two SIU Alumni, Thomas truly does bleed Saluki Maroon. Thomas was very active in his undergrad years at SIU, having been on the E-board of both the American Marketing Association and Pi Sigma Epsilon Business Fraternity. Thomas also worked as a Resident Assistant for three years of his undergrad, where two of those years were in Brown hall (the business resident hall). Completing his undergrad in Marketing and Business Economics in Spring 2017 he knew furthering his education and obtaining a MBA at SIU was the right choice.

If Thomas is not in the office planning employer visits or career trips, you can find him working at his Chicago style hot dog cart Saluki Dawgs. Which he started with business partner Chris Weatherwax on December 1st 2016.


Dane Inman

Office Assistant

Rehn Hall, Rm 113
618 | 453-2603
placement@business.siu.edu

Dane W. Inman is from Cobden, Illinois and coming to SIU as a freshman. He is pursuing a degree in Marketing and plans to graduate in May 2022. He is also in the Army ROTC program and plan to become an officer of the United States after he graduates. In his free time, he loves to fish, working out with friends, and cooking.


Holden Johnson

Office Assistant

Rehn Hall, Rm 113
618 | 453-2603
placement@business.siu.edu

Holden Johnson is a Senior pursuing a degree in Finance with a minor in Accounting. Prior to coming to SIU, Holden spent his years growing up in the small village of Weldon. He's an active member of the American Marketing Association and Saluki Student Investment Fund and loves to give back to SIU. Holden's personal interests include painting, music, and reading up on the latest market news.


Kelsey Byars

Office Assistant

Rehn Hall, Rm 113
618 | 453-2603
placement@business.siu.edu

Kelsey Byars is from Shelbyville, Illinois and came to SIU as a transfer student. She is pursuing a double degree in Accounting and Finance and plans to graduate in May 2019. In her free time, she loves to read anything she can get her hands on, spend time with family and friends, and binge watch TV shows.