Business Career CenterBusiness Career Center Staff

John Nykolaiszyn

John Nykolaiszyn
Director
305.348.5947
jnykolai@fiu.edu

John serves as Director for the Business Career Center bringing with him over 13 years of recruitment and talent management experience. He is responsible for developing new relationships with companies that might have an interest in establishing a college relations/college recruiting program with the College of Business.  John has a BBA from FIU, an M.S. in Health Services Administration from Barry University, and his Senior Professional in HR (SPHR) certification.

Elise Rodriguez

Elise Rodriguez
Associate Director
305.348.3880
rodriel@fiu.edu

Elise serves as the Associate Director for the Business Career Center. Having over 20 years experience in education, Elise works with the Business Career Center Assistant Directors in providing programming and advising services to undergraduate students and alumni.  She counsels undergraduate Finance and Real Estate students/alumni and assists them with their career development.  Additionally, she provides advising support for MBA/MS students and alumni.  Elise earned both her BBA in Management and M.S. in Educational Leadership (Human Resource Development Track) from FIU.

Sammi Rosin-Lewis

Sammi Rosin-Lewis
Assistant Director
305.348.1232
sammi.rosin@fiu.edu

Sammi serves as an Assistant Director, bringing over five years of corporate recruiting experience and human resource development experience. She oversees career development for students and alumni of the School of Accounting and Marketing undergrads.  She also manages employer relations for organizations seeking to hire in those areas, event and program planning for all College of Business students, and analyzing/reporting data gathered through the College of Business placement survey completed by students upon graduation. Sammi earned a B.S. from Minnesota State University-Moorhead, an M.S. in Human Resources Management from FIU, and a Senior Professional Human Resources Certification from the HR Certification Institute.

Grace Salgado

Grace Salgado
Assistant Director
305.348.1669
gsalgado@fiu.edu

Grace is an Assistant Director for the Undergraduate Programs. She is primarily responsible for working with undergraduate students majoring in Management, Human Resources, and the Professional BBA program. Grace earned both her Master of Science in Higher Education Administration and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from FIU.

Michelle Alvarez Romero

Michelle Alvarez Romero
Assistant Director
305.348.4911
micalva@fiu.edu

Michelle serves as an Assistant Director for the Business Career Center, bringing with her over ten years of business and legal experience. She works with MBA/MS students and alumni on all aspects of their domestic/international career development. Michelle earned both her BBA in International Finance and Marketing and JD from the University of Miami.

Juan Ruiz

Juan Ruiz
Assistant Director
305.348.7396
ruizju@fiu.edu

Juan serves as an Assistant Director for the Business Career Center contributing over 8 years of professional experience working with corporate clients and most recently, undergraduate students. He is responsible for working with International Business and MIS majors as well as students in other business majors. Juan received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from FIU and a M.S. in Education from the University of Miami.

Cristina Lopez

Cristina Lopez
Assistant Director
305.348.1517
Crilopez@fiu.edu

 

Denise Clavijo

Denise Clavijo
Administrative Coordinator
305.348.1111
dclavijo@fiu.edu

Denise serves as the Database/Corporate Relations Coordinator for the Business Career Center bringing with her over seven years of experience in customer service, sales, and operations. She is responsible for developing employer relationships, approving job postings, and coordinating the schedules for employers seeking to conduct on campus interviews and information sessions. Denise earned her BBA degree in Marketing from FIU.

Naomi Hutchinson-Salazar

Naomi Hutchinson-Salazar
Financial Analyst
305.348.2283
hutchinn@fiu.edu

Naomi serves the FIU College of Business Business Career Center team by executing the financial responsibilities of the department. Develops annual budget, generates travel authorizations, expense reports and requisitions, performs procurement card reconciliation and overseas funds including Auxiliary and Foundation. Contributing over nine years of professional administrative experience with FIU, she collaborates with vendors and stakeholders to assist with the organization of successful programming. Naomi earned a BS in Biomechanics and Physics from the University of Michigan (UofM), and completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Washington University in Saint Louis (WashU).

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