MARIA B. PERSICO
Maria Persico is President of Career Management Consultants, Inc. She
has been associated with the company since her late husband, Louis
Persico, founded it in 1986. She has provided career management,
coaching and assessment services to companies and individuals in
transition. In addition to career management services, Maria has
extensive experience in training, teaching, assessment, counseling,
cross-cultural communications, and foreign language training for
executives in major companies. She speaks fluently Portuguese, French,
Spanish and English and is certified by the State of Pennsylvania to
teach foreign languages.
Maria has a M.S. Degree in Psychological
Services (Counseling and Assessment) from the University of Pennsylvania
in Philadelphia. She received her B.S. Degree in Education from Temple
University. She has been an instructor of foreign languages at Messiah
College, Grantham, PA in the Languages, Literature and Communications
Department. She has also served as an instructor and supervisor of
student teachers at Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA and at HACC
(Harrisburg Area Community College), Harrisburg, PA.
JOSEPH F. SCHATT
Joe Schatt is Chief Executive Officer of Career Management Consultants,
Inc. Joe is a senior business executive with a corporate career
spanning over 35 years in Administration, Human Resources/Labor
Relations and 13 years as a Corporate Officer. During his career, he
has been an advisor to executive management and served as a company
spokesperson with Allegheny Teledyne, Bethlehem Steel, McLouth Steel and
Detrex Corporation. Joe also served as Senior Vice President for the
Troy, MI based Executive Search Firm of Harvey Hohauser and Associates.
Throughout his professional career, he has been responsible for all
Human Resources functions including recruiting, career
planning/development and outplacement services.
Joe received a B.S.
degree in Finance from LaSalle University. He is a certified Life
Options Retirement Planning Coach assisting individuals with their
career decisions and directions. A dedicated community leader, he is a
member of the Rotary Club of Harrisburg; the Harrisburg Regional Chamber
of Commerce; Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce; Hispanic Chamber of
Commerce of Central Pennsylvania; Board of Directors member (Board
President-3 years) Catholic Charities (Diocese of Harrisburg); Holy
Spirit Health Systems Patient Safety Committee member and Board of
Directors member for Spirit Physician Service, Inc
Sponsler is the Chief Operating Officer for Career Management
Consultants, Inc. and has been with Career Management Consultants over
15 years. She earned her Associate Degree from Central Penn College and
has over 20 years of diversified office management experience in Human
Resources consulting and outplacement in medical, and academic
environments. Evelyn’s medical office experience including both
Obstetrics and Veterinary Science along with her academic experience at
Penn State University add to her excellent office skills and ability to
work with a diverse population of clients. Her expertise is in
maximizing resources in a highly cost effective managerial approach.
Evelyn’s outstanding interpersonal skills, combined with her marketing
and sales experience are an excellent fit with candidate expectations.
Her flexible, “can-do” approach allows for calm, creative solutions to
meet daily and long-range goals.
Evelyn is also active in the Community with the Harrisburg
Chamber of Commerce and several women’s volunteer organizations in
the Diocese of Harrisburg.
RUTH S. KARABCIEVSCHY,
Ruth Karabcievschy is a Career Consultant with Career Management
Consultants, Inc. She has over 20 years experience in Human Resource
Management in private and public sector organizations. Ruth has served
as Vice President of Human Resources to The Boyds Collection, Ltd. and
as Human Resources Manager for Cowles Magazines / Primedia Special
Interest Publications. She has been an advisor to senior management,
having overall responsibility for all Human Resource functions, employee
relations, policy and program development, benefits and compensation and
legal issues. She was also Director of Social Services for the
statewide headquarters office of the Pennsylvania Association for the
Ruth received her B.S. degree from The Pennsylvania State
University and earned an M.A. in Human Resource Management from St.
Francis University. She has been certified as a Senior Human Resource
Professional by the Human Resources Certification Institute and has
received training certification from Development Dimensions
International and Achieve Global. In addition, Ruth is a Life Options
Retirement Planning coach certified to assist individuals transition to
their post-retirement careers.
MAUREEN N. PUGH, PHR,
Maureen Pugh is a Senior Career Consultant with Career
Management Consultants, Inc. Maureen has been in the human
resources field for the past 20 years and has worked in a variety of
industries including Human Services, Manufacturing, insurance, Higher
Education and Long Term Care.
Maureen holds a Master's Degree in Human
Resources Administration from the University of Scranton. She
earned her Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management from King's
College. Maureen is an active member of the National Society for
Human Resources Management (SHRM). She is also a member of several
local human resources organizations and serves as a member of the Board
of Directors for the Susquehanna Human Resources Management Association.
Maureen holds the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) designation from
the HR Certification Institute and was recently designated a SHRM-CP
through National SHRM.