Associate Directors

Brittany Baron

Brittany Baron | 212.998.4750

Brittany joined the Wasserman Center in 2014 and currently serves as the Associate Director of Global Communications and Strategic Outreach. She previously held roles as the Manager of Operations and Events and Senior Assistant Director at the Wasserman Center at the School of Professional Studies. Brittany received her bachelor's degree in Early Education from The Ohio State University and is currently pursuing her master's degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs at NYU. Prior to joining NYU, she worked as a program manager in the non-profit sector supporting early education and advocacy programs. Outside of work, Brittany enjoys traveling and spending time exploring NYC with her family.

Genevieve Boron

Genevieve Boron | 212.998.4738

Genevieve joined the Wasserman Center at the NYU School of Professional Studies as an Assistant Director and Career Coach in January of 2015 and now serves as an Associate Director at the Main Office. She worked as a Career and Leadership Consultant for Teach for America and also as a Consultant for Pearson Education. Most of her career has been spent in K-12 Education as a high school guidance counselor and in school administration. She was also Community Liaison for a large nonprofit. She began her career teaching in Phoenix with Teach For America. Genevieve earned her M.Ed. in School Counseling from Xavier University and a B.A. in Psychology from Miami University in Ohio. She enjoys adventures with her family, volunteering, taking dance classes and going to dance performances.

Rachel Frint

Rachel Frint | 212.998.7208

Rachel Frint is an Associate Director of the Wasserman Center at the School of Professional Studies. She spearheads and manages the career development strategy for experienced professionals, career changers, and new professionals as well as collaborates with stakeholders to provide added support to the international student community. In her role, she works closely with students through one-on-one coaching appointments, designs and executes engaging career programming, and partners with employers to increase career opportunities for students.

Previously, Rachel worked at the NYU Stern School of Business in the MBA Office of Career Development. Prior to joining NYU in 2008, she worked in legal recruiting. Rachel earned a master's degree from NYU in higher education and student affairs, with a focus on global education, and a bachelor's degree in business administration from Muhlenberg College. Outside of the Wasserman Center, Rachel enjoys yoga, spinning, traveling, exploring Hoboken, and spending time at the New Jersey Shore.

Joanne Garce-Rodriguez

Joanne Garcé-Rodríguez | 212.998.4757

Joanne Garcé-Rodríguez is the Senior Associate Director of Multicultural & Global Programs. She strategically develops and directs an array of programs and services related to global and multicultural career exploration, planning, and development. Joanne initiates, develops and maintains relationships with new and current global partners to expand the professional scope of the NYU global network. She leads the Center’s Global and Diversity committees.

Prior to joining NYU in 2015, she lived abroad and worked in learning and development. Her higher education experience in the areas of admissions, recruitment, enrollment management, and operations includes Columbia University, INSEAD Business School, Murdoch University and St. Thomas Aquinas College. Joanne earned a B.A. in architecture at Barnard College and an M.A. in Higher Education Administration from Teachers College. She holds a Professional in Human Resources certificate and is fluent in Spanish. Joanne enjoys gourmet cooking, global adventures, and spending time with her family.

James Kostenblatt

James Kostenblatt | 212.998.4974

James has been with the Wasserman Center since August 2013 and now serves as an Associate Director. Prior to coming to NYU, James supervised the Peace Corps' Northeast Recruitment Office, and spent a number of years working in the not-for-profit and government sector. He also spent three years teaching English and planning and managing community development projects in Mozambique. James holds an MPA in Nonprofit Management and Policy from NYU Wagner, and a BA in International Relations from Boston University. In his free time, James loves spending time with his family, particularly outside in the Hudson Valley - hiking, biking, kayaking, camping, geocaching - and is a life-long Yankees fan.

Erica McMahon

Erica McMahon | 212.998.9128

Erica McMahon is an Associate Director of the Wasserman Center at the School of Professional Studies. She oversees developing the employer relations strategy to promote NYU SPS students and programs. In addition, she manages the day-to-day operational strategy for the office and its dynamic team members. Prior to joining NYU, Erica worked as a diversity recruiter for Credit Suisse and served in Kazakhstan for two years as a Peace Corps volunteer. She earned a Bachelor's in Information Management from Syracuse University and is currently pursuing the M.S. in Human Resources Management at NYU SPS. Erica loves traveling, has been to over 15 countries, and plans to visit many more.

Rebecca Salk

Rebecca Salk | 212.998.4761

Rebecca joined the Wasserman Center as a Career Development Counselor in 2010 and now serves as a Senior Associate Director. Prior to joining Wasserman’s team, she was an Admissions Counselor at NYU's School of Continuing and Professional Studies and previously served as a Senior Assistant Director on the Wasserman Center's graduate student career development team. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Sociology from The George Washington University and her M.A. in Higher Education Administration from NYU. Rebecca has studied and worked in Spain and Japan and still travels whenever she can, especially to destinations with good food. Closer to home, she enjoys reading, skiing, and spending time with family and friends.