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The Career Development Leadership Award

Frank Tartarone '14

2014 Career Development Leadership Award

This year’s recipient of the Career Development Leadership Award is Frank Tartarone. Frank has been working in Career Development since his first semester of freshman year, and is always eager to lend a hand and promote our services to his fellow classmates. He not only promotes our department on campus, but continuously speaks to industry professionals, encouraging them to post their opportunities with Career Development for a qualified Iona student. His ambition can be seen through his dedication in advancing his skills and knowledge by always working towards his ultimate goal of building a career in the Accounting world. His efforts have proven to be successful, as he has completed five internships, including one with KPMG, where at the conclusion of his internship, he has been offered a full time position.


Justin Reed, Finance '13

2013 Career Development Leadership Award

Congratulations to Justin Reed, Finance '13, on being awarded this year's Career Development Leadership Award. The Career Development Leadership Award was created to recognize a senior who exemplifies the Career Development mission.

Justin has an exceptional work ethic and represents the quality professional student that Iona College produces. His efforts have proven to be successful, as he has utilized our programs and services landing him with a CO-OP position at IBM. As an intern he has promoted our services and the opportunities that are available at his company, to assist other students in their experiential learning search. His focus throughout his college career was to learn as much as he could from his academics and take advantage of the professional opportunities offered to him; which has now translated into fulltime employment at graduation.

It is with extreme pleasure that we awarded the 2013 Career Development Leadership Award to Justin Reed.


Emily  Schneider, Marketing '12

2012 Career Development Leadership Award

Congratulations to Emily Schneider, Marketing ’12 on being awarded the first ever Career Development Leadership Award.

The Career Development Leadership Award was created to recognize a distinguished senior who exemplifies the Career Development mission.  Emily Schneider has constantly been proactive in seeking and creating opportunities where she has positively demonstrated her skills, talents and abilities. 

Emily continuously portrays exceptional performance and represents the high quality professional student that Iona College produces.  Her efforts have proven to be successful, since at the completion of her internship in May, she has been offered and accepted a full time position and Head & Hand Public Relations.

It is with extreme pleasure and honor that we dedicated and presented the first ever Career Development Leadership Award to Emily Schneider.