Staff

The Career Center is located in Fowler 270 across from the Book Store.

Office hours are 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. 

Meet Our Staff 

Rocky Campbell ’00 | Executive Director                                    

Strength Themes: Strategic | Learner | Arranger | Futuristic | Positivity

Rocky has more than 10 years of experience in management and corporate strategies. As chief operating officer of Relocation Coordinates International, he developed and managed global service supply chains, information technology and digital initiatives, and employee training, while serving as a subject matter expert on global mobility and recruitment assistance for corporate clients. Rocky has additional experience in publishing, sports, and nonprofit management.

Rocky has a master’s degree in sport studies from Miami University and a graduate certificate in strategic management from the University of California, San Diego. Among other roles at Lewis & Clark, he has served on the Board of Alumni for nearly five years.

 

Nina Olken | Senior Associate Director
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Strengths Themes: Empathy | Relator | Restorative | Intellection | Developer 

Nina is Senior Associate Director of the Career Center at Lewis & Clark. She began her career in Boston, MA at M.I.T. and Tufts University and has been a part of the Lewis & Clark community since 2011. Nina enjoys helping students make meaningful connections between their academic pursuits and their career aspirations. In particular, she is passionate about helping students find their path to meaningful work through internships and experiential learning. In addition to working with students during 1:1 appointments, Nina teaches an internship for credit class; Career Development 145 (CDEV: 145). Nina received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Washington and a Master of Education in Administration of Higher Education from Suffolk University. In her free time, Nina enjoys spending time outdoors with her family.

 

Tasia Sullivan | Associate Director

Strength Themes: Empathy | Relator | Learner | Futuristic | Harmony

Tasia has spent over 10 years in the field of social work serving the Pacific NW region and is excited to bring her passion for community-centered work to L&C.  Tasia loves to explore future possibilities with students that invite wonder and curiosity over potential opportunities.  She has a Masters in Business Administration (Louisiana State University in Shreveport) and Bachelors of Science in Community Health Education (Portland State University) and above all considers herself to be a perpetual student of life eager to discover more.

 

Holly Hisamoto | Career Advisor

Holly Hisamoto (she/her) joined the Career Center team in Fall 2023 as a Career Advisor. Prior to her time at L&C, she served as an Exploratory Studies advisor and career decision making educator at Oregon State University. Before pivoting to her career in higher education, Holly was a Buddhist chaplain for 8 years in pediatrics, emergency care, and hospice.

Holly received an MDiv in Buddhist Chaplaincy from University of the West, CA, and a Bachelors in Religious Studies from Naropa University, CO. Holly identifies as Mixed Race and grew up in Fairbanks, AK, embedded in her very large, loving, and exuberant Japanese American family, Ashkenazi Jewish family, and adjacent to Alaska Native communities. Holly enjoys storytelling and story listening, studying Japanese arts (Haibun, Chado), translating dreams into action, finding comedy on the bumpy path of growing up, and eating a wide variety of snacks.

 

Sam Williams | Assistant Director, Employer & Student Engagement

Sam (he/him) serves as the Assistant Director of Student & Employer Engagement at the Career Center. Graduating from New York University with a bachelor’s degree and earning a Master’s in Student Affairs from UCLA, Sam has cultivated a career dedicated to equity and access in higher education and the workforce. With a foundation rooted in experiences at the Posse Foundation, followed by roles as a Coordinator of UCLA’s Undocumented Student Program and an Assistant Director of Admissions at the University of Southern California, Sam has consistently championed the creation of supportive environments. Beyond the professional sphere, he draws inspiration from the simplicity of a cup of coffee and finds solace in the timeless rhythms of 90’s R&B.

 

Kristin Baker | Administrative Specialist

Strength Themes: Consistency | Deliberative | Responsibility | Developer | Analytical

Kristin has worked at L&C for over 17 years. She began as a legal assistant in the law school’s civil practice clinic in 2006. When the clinic closed in 2015, she transitioned to the CAS campus, where she now serves as an administrative specialist. She enjoys the vibrant atmosphere of working on a college campus and finds fulfillment in the important work carried out at the Career Center.

 

 

Ret. Ambassador Niels MarquardtNiels Marquardt ’75 | Diplomat in Residence

During his 33-year diplomatic career, Ret. Ambassador Niels Marquardt served as America’s top diplomat in Madagascar, Cameroon, the Comoros, and Equatorial Guinea with additional service in Germany, France, Thailand, and the Republic of the Congo. His final State Department assignment was as U.S. Consul General in Sydney, Australia, where he remained and served another four years in the private sector as CEO of the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia. He also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Zaire and Rwanda.

After graduating from Lewis & Clark with a bachelor’s degree in German Studies, Niels earned his master’s degree in global management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and his master’s in international security strategy from the National War College. In 2017, Lewis & Clark honored Marquardt with the Distinguished Alumnus award.