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                               Our Staff and Advisors

CEO and Founder

Dr. Michael V. Mulligan with 40 years of counseling
experience has helped advance the careers of more than
3,000 executives, nonmanagers and young adults.


Steve Blondell, M.B.A. is known in executive circles as a
leading connector, a title earned through his own collective
experience as a Chair of Financial Executives Networking Group (FENG) – Chicago Suburban Chapter, business developer, and a trusted financial leader. He has a proactive desire to match business professionals to their targeted positions so they are successful. His enthusiasm to help those meet their personal goals is a gift that has served him well. He has an M.B.A. from Keller Graduate School and B.S. from Valparaiso University. His career has spanned a broad spectrum of organizations from Fortune 500 industries such as Zurich North America, General Electric

Jerry Donahue, M. Ed. has served as Asst. Director of Career Services at the Medill School of Journalism Career Center at Northwestern University, Director of Career Services and Coordinator of Employer Relations at St. Norbert College, Director of the Career Center at Canisius College, Director of Career Placement Services at Indiana University and Career Consultant in the Engineering Career Resource Center, College of
Engineering at the University of Michigan. He earned an M.ED. in curriculum and supervision from Loyola University and a B.C.E. in Civil Engineering. He is a member of The National Association of Colleges and Employers, Midwest Association of Colleges and Employers and SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management).

Keith North, M.A. has worked as a Senior Vice President for
Mulligan & Associates over 25 years helping hundreds of clients from all industries and functional areas with career planning and finding employment. He has a M.A. in Administration from Northern Illinois University and B.A. from Cornell College. His earlier career included being a teacher and administrator in School District 214.

Suzanne Starmann, C.C.I., has been a member of our staff
for over 25 years and helped over 2,000 individuals plan and
advance their career. She has an English major from Alma
College and is certified as a Career Counselor by the  International Career Certification Institute.

Tiffany Rose Creative Media LLC - Web Director


Dr. George M. Gazda - Research Professor Emeritus, College of Education, University of Georgia, Served as Past President American Counseling Association, President of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, President and Co-Founder, Association for Specialist in Group Work, President of Counseling Psychology of APA, Authored and Co-Authored 16 Books

Dennis Hall - Chairman: European multinational roofing company headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Chairman: US/Japanese joint venture global shipping container company, Managing Director: Publicly listed Australian manufacturing company, President: NYSE listed multi-industry, multi-national manufacturing company.
Owner and partner of private equity firm. Adjunct Professor at Syracuse University.

Dr. William Muse - Former President of Auburn University, East Carolina University, University of Akron, and former Executive Director of the National Issues Forum Institute and now serving on Kettering Foundation Board.

Ben Sacor is presently a junior at The University of Missouri
majoring in finance and minoring in IT. He provides feedback on the needs of college students today. He played varsity baseball at Maine South High and was named best player on the team by his coach.

Amy Sacor- Math Teacher in Park Ridge School District, Mother of college student, Maine South High School student and Emerson Junior High Student, Park Ridge, IL

Richy Waller - Mechanical Engineering Major, Graduate of
Michigan State University. Richy provides input to us based
on the mentoring needs of young adults in their 20s.

Richmond Waller- Chief Technology Officer for Microsoft, Midwest Region

Milton Wordlow- A mentee of Dr. Mulligan, Father of four children who have attended and will be attending the Chicago Public Schools. Provides feedback on needs of disadvantage students.

Contact Dr. Mike Mulligan at 847 533-5488 to discuss any of the four programs or order a UBS memory stick with information. His two emails are or
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