Christine Russell - College of Business Career Coach

Christine joined the Lehigh Career Center in 2017 as a career coach.  In August 2018, she acquired the role of Liaison to the College of Business.  She manages the Externship Program, facilitates the Career Interns, provides career counseling and job/internship search guidance to business students, and leads career education programs and activities. Christine earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Education from Bloomsburg University and is currently a Certified Professional Career Coach, Certified Professional Resume Writer, and Certified Employment Interview Professional. Prior to her time at Lehigh, she was a high school business teacher which allowed her to integrate career development into her classes.


Christine is passionate about career education and is here to help you reach your highest potential and find a fulfilling career.

Andrea Reger - Arts & Science Career Coach

With more than a decade of experience in Career Services, Andrea Reger supports students from the Center for Career & Professional Development at Lehigh University. She completed a Master of Science in College Student Development, Educational Leadership from Oklahoma State University where she also spent several years with the Career Services team. In 2019 she became a Certified Strength Coach, allowing her to utilize strength-based coaching to help students explore academic or career options. Andrea manages Lehigh Connects, the alum to student mentor program, and is also the primary writer and editor for the Hire Lehigh career blog. With a Bachelor of Arts in Photography, she also has a deep passion for serving and supporting students within Arts & Science academic programs and first generation students. Her work in the Career Center focuses on preparing students for internships and careers in a wide range of industries and positions related to science, math, communication, research, government, non-profit, technology, design and art. Andrea’s creative skills are displayed on the Career Center's Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts. Her success as a career coach, counselor, educator, presenter and advocate has resulted in a reputation for leading others as they identify career goals and facilitating action plans that allow individuals to pursue their passions successfully. When not on campus Andrea is often found at the beach, spending time with her two young daughters and enjoys calling Bethlehem, PA home. 

Patty Reina - All majors & 1st year student Career Coach

Patty joined Lehigh University in 2010 and the Career Center in 2016. She holds a Master of Science in School Counseling degree and is a National Certified Counselor with over 10 years of coaching and advising experience with students. Patty enjoys coaching students and helping them design their career paths because it is an exciting time with so many possibilities. Patty serves students across all of the undergraduate programs at Lehigh University and plans programs and workshops to serve first year students. Her artist talent and interests (including a passion for painting) allow her to oversee and manage the visual branding and advertising created in the Career Center. If you see a poster, flyer or logo shared by the Career Center, it was likely designed by Patty! In addition to her work in the Career Center, Patty has 3 very young children and is an avid animal lover!  

Autumn Moser- Pre-Professionals Advisor

Autumn joined the Lehigh Career Center in 2021 as the Pre-Professional & Pre-Graduate Study advisor. She completed her Master of Education in Student Affairs in Higher Education at Kutztown University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Penn State Berks. She works with pre-health, pre-law, and pre-graduate study students to explore the idea of graduate school, build strong applications, and make informed post-undergraduate decisions. In addition, Autumn manages the Health Profession Advisory Committee in support of student applications to Medical and Dental School. Prior to Lehigh, Autumn worked with the career center at Cornell University, helping students explore career paths in the arts & sciences. When not working at the Career Center, she enjoys yoga, hiking, and a good cup of coffee!

Alison Erk - Graduate  Programs Career Coach

Ali joined the Lehigh Career Center in 2019. She attended Lehigh University for undergraduate and graduate study earning a Masters in Education. Ali is a Certified Career Services Provider dedicated to helping individuals pursue their career goals. She has worked with students and families in public education as a school counselor and in the non-profit sector as an education specialist. Ali enjoys designing programs and coaching students because she loves to see individuals take control of their career journey. She serves graduate students in three colleges from 60+ academic programs. Ali provides assistance in the form of individual and group career counseling, collaborative programming and presentations, career events, and virtual resources for career and professional development. When she is not working at the Career Center, she enjoys spending time with her family which includes her four children who range from elementary-age to college-age.

Bill Burden - P.C. Rossin College of Engineering Career Coach 

Bill joined the career education team in 2021 and serves as the liaison and career coach for the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering & Applied Science. He completed a Master of Education degree in Higher Ed. Student Affairs at Kutztown University and has a passion for supporting college student success and achievement. With a background in academic advising, academic coaching, and career exploration programming, Bill is excited to assist Lehigh engineering students with identifying and pursuing their professional goals! Outside of work, you might find Bill doing something crafty, shopping at HomeGoods, playing with his dogs (Lincoln and Helen), or traveling somewhere fun with his husband (Scott Burden, Director of the Pride Center at Lehigh!). 

Lisa Keller - College of Health Career Coach 

Lisa joined Lehigh University in 2019 and the Career Center in 2021.  She is a first-generation college student who earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling and Human Services from The University of Scranton and her Master’s Degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration from the University of Vermont.  Lisa has experience in career coaching, student leadership development, civic engagement and service, fraternity and sorority life, student conduct, women’s rights and gender advocacy, and residential life.  Throughout her undergraduate, graduate, and professional career, she has fostered her mission for helping individuals connect their values, strengths, and passions to create a meaningful life for themselves.  She’s excited to serve as the inaugural Career Coach for students in the College of Health at Lehigh.  Outside of work, she enjoys hiking and finding local parks with her husband, young son, and dog, trying out new gluten-free recipes, and visiting her adopted home state of Vermont.

Christine Russell


Andrea Reger


Patty Reina


Autumn Moser

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Alison Erk


Alison Erk

Bill Burden


Lisa Keller

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