Daemen College Career Services offers a variety of services to undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni to assist them in their career decision-making and job search process. All of our services are voluntary, with student/alumni choosing the services that are best suited to their needs.
Mr. Lamark Shaw is the Director of Career Services and an adjunct professor who teaches CFE101 at Daemen College. Mr. Shaw also is the Sales Manager/Buyer for United Men’s Fashion in Buffalo, New York. He has a BS in Design from Buffalo State College, MS in Organizational Leadership from Medaille College and an Entrepreneurial Leadership Certificate from the University of Buffalo. Mr. Shaw is currently working on his Ph.D. in Organization and Management at Capella University.
- Business Administration - all specializations (BS/MS and Certificate Programs)
- Leadership & Innovation (MS)
- History & Political Science
- Modern Language
- Paralegal Studies (BS & Certificate Programs)
- Social Work (BA/MSW)
- Visual & Performing Arts (BFA/BS/MS and VFX)
Tiffany Dillon is the current President for the Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Association (BNHRA). She has also served as the BNHRA’s College Relations Director which allowed her to work with students from various colleges across Western New York. It is with this experience that she realized her passion for working directly with students and assisting them with their career and professional development. Tiffany has previously worked as both a Recruiter and Staffing Manager for one of the premier staffing agencies in Buffalo. Tiffany’s earlier career stemmed from her culinary degree from Johnson & Wales University which lead her to intern at Rich Products Corporation in their Talent Acquisition department. She received her Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Medaille College.
- Accounting (BS/MS)
- Applied Behavior Analysis (MS/Advanced Certificate)
- Athletic Training (BS/MS)
- Education (BS/MS)
- Health Promotion (BS/MPH)
- Liberal Studies
- Natural Science (BS/MS)
- Nursing (BS/MS)
- Physical Therapy (MS/DPT)
- Physician Assistant (BS/MS)
- Public Health (MPH)
Originally from Rochester, New York. I attended the University At Buffalo where I completed my undergraduate degree in the field of Health and Human Services with a constriction of community Mental Health with a minor in Counseling. Currently in my last semester of the Graduate School of Education for my Maters in Higher Education Administration.
Michelle Thompson is the Employer and Student Relations Coordinator. In addition to providing administrative support and supervising the Career Peer Coaches, Michelle is responsible for the project management of career fairs and onsite employer recruitment. Having previously worked at Autism Services, Inc. and the Research Foundation of SUNY Buffalo, she brings with her an extensive background in projects management, grants management, budget development, fiscal forecasting, personnel and office management.
Originally from New York City, Eduardo Ortiz is a current graduate student in the Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration program at SUNY Buffalo State. Eduardo Ortiz has past experience working in Residence Life and is passionate about building meaningful interactions with students. His knowledge of advising and programming enables him to use his talents to assist Career Services.
Career Services Office Assistants
My name is Lexie Blackwell. I am a 4th-year student in the Social Work Program. In my spare time, I like to hang out with my friends and participate in community service events. Currently on campus, I am a member of the Greek organization Delta Phi Mu as well as the Social Work Alliance.
I am a third-year Biology major, and I am preparing to apply to the Cytotechnology program. In my spare time, you can find me hanging out with my friends or walking my dog.
My name is Destinee and I am a 2nd-year student in the Animation program. In my spare time I hang out with my roommates and we can either be found in our room having fun or in the lounge. I want to be a member of both the Anime Club and the Pride Club.
My name is Michelina Ricotta, but I go by Micky! I am a freshman in the Physical Therapy program. I am a friendly, outgoing person and am always excited to meet new people. I enjoy music, spending time with friends and family, and also my cats. I also consider volunteering as a big part of my life.