Meet The Staff

Apprenticeship Development and Coordination Specialist

Jennifer Strasle is a motivated, driven, and compassionate addition to the Career USA team. Jennifer brings her background of sales and higher education to the County College of Morris. She has worked in higher education for 5+ years, serving as a career advisor and instructor to students to enhance their professional development skills. Jennifer is committed and dedicated to student success and loves being able to help mentor students throughout their pre-apprenticeship program. She is a great addition to the team because of her history of working with both students and employers in an educational setting.

Apprenticeship Development and Coordination Specialist

Kimberly Whelan is a passionate, enthusiastic, and energetic addition to the Career USA Team. She brings experience in Human Resources as a recruiter in a corporate setting and collaborated with manufacturing personnel. She is eager and driven to assist students in developing their skills and knowledge in Advance Manufacturing through our Boot Camp Program. She is a great addition to the team because of her recruitment strategies, manufacturing background, and corporate experience.

CareerAdvance USA Program Manager

Amber Pantiliano is the impassioned and ambitious Program Manager for the CareerAdvance USA grant. She has a 10+ year background in higher education leadership and brings nearly 5 years of experience working on grants. She is a student-centered advocate that wants to help get as many people as possible into a better and more secure job. She is a great addition to the team due to her guidance and organizational skills.

Coord. Adv. Manufac. & Engineering Lab Supervisor

Anthony Horbert is our advanced manufacturing instructor, he is diligent, dynamic and focused. He comes to us with 10+ years in advanced manufacturing. During his time in manufacturing he has held many different types of positions, from prototyping and research and development, to CAD drafter and engineering tech. He will use his knowledge of manufacturing and industry experience to create a unique and engaging environment for his students.

CareerAdvance USA Data Specialist

Bret Babich is a dedicated, detail oriented, and innovated addition to the Career USA team. His background consists of over ten years in specialized research and data management in both the public and private sectors. Bret is committed to the students and programs success by ensuring all the relative data is appropriately recorded and submitted in order to have the program be as efficient as possible. He is a great addition to the team because of his database building and problem resolution skills.