Join us on August 21st at 5:30 p.m. for the Fall Career Bash! This will be held at Jupiter’s at the Crossing, featuring HR professionals, some of whom are LER alums. Students will have the opportunity to speak with them individually afterward and gain insightful knowledge. All students are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Becca Mosk is a two-time UIUC alum. Before her graduation from LER in the fall of 2022, she attended the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign for her bachelor’s degree in Communication and a minor in Spanish. She now works at AbbVie as part of their Human Resources Leadership Development Program. In her first rotation, she supports AbbVie’s HRConnect- a “one-stop shop for all things HR.” While still early in her career, she’s looking forward to continuously applying her LER knowledge and sharing her lessons learned with our current students.

Kelsey Friis is a Fall 2022 LER alum. She graduated from Ball State University in 2021 with her undergraduate degree in Psychological Sciences. She is currently in her first rotation at RTX (formerly Raytheon Technologies) in their HR Leadership Development Program. In her current role, she is part of the Leader Effectiveness and First Year Experience team, where her projects focus around career development for new college hires and the new employee experience. Kelsey works remotely in Chicago.

Darby Halper is from Long Beach, CA and is a part of the LER Class of Fall 2022. She is currently a Human Resources Specialist at Lear Corporation, located at their manufacturing plant in Hammond, IN. They build the seats for the Ford Expedition, Police cars, and Lincoln Aviator at this plant. In her free time, I love to eat and travel.

Carlisle Gallo is the Senior Director of HR Operations for Keurig Dr. Pepper. She is responsible for oversight of the myHR shared services team in the US and Canada as well as benefits operations.  With over 10 years of experience in human resources, she joined KDP in 2016 as an HR Manager and has since held a variety of leadership positions within the organization to include: Director, HR Business Partner for Supply Chain Corporate Functions and Senior Director, HR Business Partner for Supply Chain Manufacturing. Prior to joining KDP, Carlisle held key HR Business Partner roles at Precision Castparts Corporation and Raytheon Technologies. Carlisle holds a master’s degree in Business Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering both from the University of Illinois.

Sloane McDermott joins us with over 6 years of Human Resources experience after graduating from LER in 2017. She previously has worked at GE Aviation and The Boeing Company, holding various roles in Corporate HR, Employee Relations, Learning and Development. Her biggest career highlight was an international assignment in Amsterdam supporting the Boeing continental Europe, UK, and Ireland teams.

Sloane’s current role is a People Business Partner and Talent Programs Lead at Workday in Chicago. After just over 1 year at Workday, she has been able to launch HR Talent Programs to the Product and Technology function of over 8,000 “workmates” and support a Global Software Engineering VP organization. Sloane is originally from Mokena, Illinois and a proud UIUC alumni. You will find her cheering on her old varsity swim team at the ARC pool and attempting her first triathlon this upcoming weekend in Chicago!