Kelly Parker

VP of Student Affairs

As the VP of Student Affairs, Kelly sets the overall strategy and the vision for both the Student Services and Career Services Department and engages internal and external stakeholders to help prepare TFC students to live, work and lead in a digital society. In addition, Kelly leads the organization for all Career Fairs, Portfolio Shows, and Career Services Week - a 5 day event held in the Spring, dedicated to hosting various panels, workshops, and Q&A sessions with top industry professionals. Both students and alumni are welcome to set up a one-on-one meeting with Kelly at any time, by sending an email or calling her direct line at: 312-506-4624.


Carlos Baldizón Martini

Director of Career Services

As the Director of Career Services, Carlos is the link between employers and TFC alumni and students. As a career advocate, Carlos' role is part recruiter and part Career Services advisor. He focuses on providing alumni and students with the tools and resources necessary to undergo an effective and successful job search, and pays close attention to the essential etiquette required for the process. He also builds relationships with employers in order to properly assist them with their hiring needs. Carlos manages the Alumni Job Board, the Career Services website and helps organize Career Services Week, Career Fair, and Internship Fair as they are key events specifically geared towards connecting employers and TFC talent. Once you graduate, you'll be hearing a lot from him, so be sure to check your inbox and voicemail regularly to avoid missing out on industry events and employment opportunities. These opportunities may consist of freelance, part-time, full-time or paid internship opportunities. 

Brittany Zahora

Student Services Manager

As the Student Services Manager, Brittany is your main point of contact and specialist for all things related to student life while you're in school. She provides academic guidance, leadership, engagement, and maintains partnerships across campus for the purpose of improving both your academic and professional success. Brittany partners with the Registrar as well as Faculty in order to track and monitor student retention. You'll be getting a lot of emails from her, so be sure to check your inboxes regularly to avoid missing out on very important information. If you have any questions, make sure to reach out to Brittany and she'll assist you further.

Brittany Bautista

Career Services Student Coordinator

As the Career Services Student Coordinator, Brittany is your point of contact for all things related to Career Services while you're in school. She assists current students with their internship and part-time job search by updating the Internship/Part-Time Job Board on the Student Portal. In addition, Brittany offers workshops on various topics such as, Professional Correspondence, Proper Interviewing Skills, Networking, etc. She also assists in organizing Career Services' annual Internship Fair and field trips to local employers. You'll be getting a lot of emails from her, so be sure to check your inboxes regularly, to avoid missing out on internship leads, part-time job leads and other very important information.

Brittany's weekly schedule is as follows:

Tuesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Thursday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

If you have any questions, make sure to reach out to Brittany.

Candie Bowle

Student Services & Career Services Candy Bowl

As the Student Services & Career Services Candy Bowl, Candie is your sugar rush specialist and your "got to" for all things yummy while participating in campus events. She frequents workshops, office hours, and guest speaker presentations. You'll be getting a lot of sweet treats from her, so be sure to brush your teeth regularly! Candie looks forward to making your acquaintance.





9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


28 N. Clark St. 

Suite 500 

Chicago, IL 60602


Students (Career Services)


Students (Student Services)





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