Jessica McNamara, HR associate at UST Global, posing in front of palm trees.

Jessica McNamara ’18, HR associate at UST Global, one of the panelists at the Dec. 3 event at Mihaylo College.

The Cal State Fullerton chapter of the Society of Excellence in Human Resources will feature an Alumni Panel of human resources professionals on Monday, Dec. 3. The free event, which will be held in the O’Brien Center on the third floor of Steven G. Mihaylo Hall from 7 to 9 p.m., will include a discussion by two alumnae of the business college and a graduate of the CSUF public relations undergrad program. Dress code for attendees is business casual.

Open to students of all majors and sponsored by the Business Inter-Club Council, the symposium is designed to showcase the opportunities available in the human resources profession, which, according to, employs more than 800,000 people in the U.S. across all industries – from high-tech startups to education to manufacturing.

The event will feature the following panelists:

  • Jessica McNamara ’18 (management), HR associate for Aliso Viejo-based digital and IT services solutions firm UST Global
  • Kathleen Geriak ’92 (public relations), director of human resources for Laguna Hills-based software company Altec Inc.
  • Sheer Best ’17 (management), HR coordinator for South Orange County homebuilder Pardee Homes.

For more information on opportunities in human resources, including a concentration devoted specifically to this field, visit the Department of Management online or by calling 657-278-2251.