Bridget Holmes, Senior Director, Career Initiatives
Bridget Bowers Holmes is a career services professional having dedicated 12+ years to assisting students and alumni in reaching their career goals. Bridget’s career began as a Career Counselor at Villanova University where she then became an Assistant Director. Bridget left Villanova in 2006 to head back to her hometown, and has since served as the Director for Alumni Career Services and, most recently, Senior Director of Career Initiatives, at Georgetown University. Under her leadership, the Alumni Career Services team has grown from serving 300 alumni a year in FY06 to more than 18,0000 in FY13. This unprecedented growth is due to her approach in both utilizing one on one resources to meet individualized needs as well as technology to leverage expertise for large number of alums. Bridget has a BA from Lehigh University, a MSEd in Psychological Services from University of Pennsylvania and is an EdD candidate at Widener University. She lives in Maryland with her husband, 8 month old son, and 3 year old daughter.
Sarah Adler, Associate Director, Alumni Career Services
Sarah Adler is the Associate Director of Alumni Career Services at Georgetown University, serving as connector between 160,000+ alumni worldwide and office resources. Sarah manages all aspects of the award winning webinar program, planning over 50 sessions that engage over 17,000 alumni touch points annually. She designs the Alumni Career Services’ social media strategy and is the point person for all frontline office communications. Partnering with colleagues and groups around campus, Sarah coordinates large scale networking events that bring together students and alumni for career related discussion. Prior to joining the Alumni Career Services team, Sarah led student and class fundraising and engagement efforts on the Georgetown Class Programs and Reunion Campaigns team. Sarah has a BS from Georgia Tech, and will earn an MA in Liberal Studies from Georgetown in Fall 2018. A native of south Georgia, Sarah has called the DMV home for 5 years.