Meet Our Staff


The Career & Professional Development staff are here to serve your career development and employment needs. We look forward to meeting you!

O. Ray Angle

O. Ray Angle, Assistant Vice President for Career & Professional Development

  • University of Central Missouri, Master of College Student Personnel Administration
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Bachelor of Business Education

        First Job: Newspaper Delivery Boy | 509.313.4086

Katherine Brackmann

Katherine Brackmann, Recruiting & Research Specialist

  • Gonzaga University, Bachelor of Education in Sport Management, 2010

        First Job: Nanny | 509.313.4237

Karen Franks-Harding

Karen Franks-Harding, Manager, School of Engineering & Applied Science

  • Gonzaga University, Master of Arts in Organization Leadership, 2008
  • Gonzaga University, Bachelor of Arts in General Studies, 2006

    First Job: Roy Rogers Roast Beef Sandwich Shop | 509.313.4085

Michael Gerety

Michael Gerety, Manager, Career Education & Experiential Engagement

  • University of Idaho, Master of Music in Composition, 2015
  • Eastern Washington University, Bachelor of Music in Composition, 2013

    First Job: Deep Fryer at Señor Froggy Mexican Restaurant | 509.313.4235

Mary Heitkemper

Mary Ritter Heitkemper, Director, Academic Engagement

  • Gonzaga University, Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership, 1998
  • Gonzaga University, Master of Arts in Administration & Curriculum, 1990
  • Washington State University, Bachelor of Arts in English, 1988

    First Job: Bank Teller | 509.313.4231

Vicki Hucke

Vicki Hucke, Manager, Employer Engagement

  • Montana State University, Bachelor of Arts in Communications, 1988

    First Job: Chinese Takeout | 509.313.4021

Mel McNair

Melissa McNair, Program Assistant III

  • Gonzaga University, Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership, 2016
  • Gonzaga University, Bachelor of Arts in History, 2012

    First Job: Tiger Caretaker | 509.313.4234

Brittany Leland

Brittany Leland, Associate Director, Career Education, Experiential Engagement, & Professional Development

  • Gonzaga University, Master of Arts in Education, School Counseling, 2012
  • Gonzaga University, Bachelor of Arts in Applied Communications, 2008

    First Job: IMAX Theater | 509.313.4250

Molly Spilker

Molly Spilker, Office Assistant

  • Gonzaga University, Bachelor of Arts in History, Music

    First Job: Driver | 509.313.4234

Erin Shields

Erin Shields, Associate Director, Alumni & Employer Engagement

  • Western Washington University, Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Minor in Theater, 2000
  • Gonzaga in Florence, 1999

    First Job: Barista | 509.313.4048

Sr. Joy Milos

Sr. Joy Milos, Career & Professional Development Staff Affiliate

Schedule an appointment with Sr. Joy Milos to discuss career and spiritual discernment. | 509.313.6714

Crosby Center
Suite 104
502 East Boone MSC 2462
Spokane, WA 99258-0098

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