Michele DeRosaCareer Counselor, San Bernardino, Fontana, Ventura, Kern and Los Angeles Counties
"Effective Career Management today is about being positive and proactive at work demonstrated by contributing in our own ways to the success of the organization, and knowing when we need to explore and prepare for our next career steps. As Career Counselors, we are here and happy to assist you in a variety of ways to manage your Kaiser career."Michele DeRosa brings expertise in counseling individuals, facilitating groups, designing career and change management programs as well as extensive knowledge of career assessments. Her passion is assisting others to determine career direction and to be effective and satisfied in the workplace. Michele worked in DBM's Career Transition and Retention Services practices consulting with clients such as US Olympic Committee, Disney, Delta, Agilent, and Kaiser. She coordinated Internship Recruitment and Career Development at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab and provided career services at several colleges. Michele is part-time faculty at Antioch University and CSUN. Her B.A. is in English from UCSB and M.A. in Ed Psych: Counseling from Cal Poly SLO. She is active in the American Society for Training & Development and California Career Development Association and recently performed with Cornerstone Theater Company and the German-based Galli Group.
Beverly GarciaCareer Counselor, San Diego
"Consider your passion, purpose and prosperity to identify and reach your career goals. Throughout the phases of your career and life, take the time to create or recreate a career plan that is in alignment with your values, builds on your personal strengths to optimize the opportunity to shine. As a Career Counselor I invite you and want to support you on this journey of growth and development."
Beverly Garcia is an accomplished career counselor, speaker and trainer with over 15 years experience in workforce development, career services, and corporate training. As a career coach, Beverly provides current and practical steps in every phase of the job search process, from career exploration and development to crafting effective resumes and the art of interviewing. Clients report an increased level of confidence and motivation from her personal approach to coaching. During her tenure working for community colleges, she provided support and advice to those interested in continuing their formal education and increasing their skills sets.
As a member of the workforce development community, Beverly has strategized for effective workforce development plans and managed grant-funded training programs increasing employment levels and having a positive economic impact. Beverly has worked for Lee Hecht Harrison, the local One-Stop Career Centers, community colleges, and many private-sector organizations. She has a Masterís Degree in Human Resource Management and Development and a Bachelor's Degree in Economics.
Beth LevinCareer Counselor, San Diego
"Being proactive about your career is important. You are the driver on the road of career options at KP. My job as a career counselor is to make sure you have the best map, information and tools to keep you on your best course."
Beth Levin is a seasoned career counselor and trainer, as well as an Occupational Therapist. She is passionate about career development. Beth is a versatile and resourceful transition and success expert with more than 15 years of coaching and counseling experience.
She has worked as an instructor at local community colleges teaching career courses to students. As an associate with Lee Hecht Harrison, she counseled adults and led workshops on career transition. She has published book reviews for the Adult Development Career Development Network Journal including Taking Control of Your Nursing Career by Gail J. Donner and Mary Wheeler (Fall 2004).
Beth has a Bachelor's Degree of Science in Occupational Therapy and a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology. In her community, she is a past president of Soroptimist International of Oceanside-Carlsbad.
Jeannette MaassCareer Counselor, Riverside and Orange Counties
"Believe in yourself! Each of us is responsible for managing our careers and navigating the journey of life. As a Career Counselor, I welcome the opportunity to assist you through each facet of your career and educational development."
Jeannette Maass has assisted clients explore, evaluate and initiate career options in both individual and organizational development situations throughout her 20+ year career. She has contributed to a variety of organizations — large and small, public and private as Director and Executive Director of Career Resources, Human Resources, Business Relations, Organizational Development and Adjunct Faculty. She developed and facilitated career exploration programs that promoted collaboration among employees and a better understanding of each organization. She has facilitated a variety of programs including career skills development, organizational climate studies, and a portion of the university, accreditation self-study process. Jeannette is currently ABD in Postsecondary and Adult Education; holds a Master of Public Administration; and a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. As a small business owner and active participant in community organizations, she continues to demonstrate her passion for life-long learning and development including providing informational sessions to high school students on career-related skills and the college selection process.
Mary Van HeeCareer Counselor, SCAL and Educational Liaison, National
Tel: 619-641-4591, ext. 3
"Each day offers you a new opportunity to take steps closer to your goals or set a new direction. Career counselors at Kaiser are here to help you with your career direction."
Mary Van Hee is an accomplished workforce development professional with extensive experience in career development and workplace learning in diverse industries including health care, education, bio-tech and insurance. Mary's passion for helping others develop began early in her career as an Occupational Therapist. In her role as Career Counselor in education, she provided individual career counseling and facilitated career management workshops geared toward working learners.
A lifelong learning champion, Mary brings expertise in assessment, career development, employee skill-building and program design and implementation. Her experience includes building partnerships with training providers and educational institutions to deliver targeted programs for learners. Mary has been instrumental in change management and cultural transition initiatives.Mary holds a B.S. in Occupational Therapy from University of Missouri, and M.B.A. from National University. She is active in American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) and is past Programs Co-Director of ASTD San Diego Chapter.