Staff Directory


William Zwikelmaier, Ed.D. (he/him)

Director of COER

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Will Zwikelmaier obtained his Bachelor in Music Education from Central Methodist University in May of 2006 and his Masters of Education degree from Central Methodist University - St. Louis in December of 2016.  He completed his Educational Doctorate in STEM Education Enhancement at the University of Missouri – St. Louis.  Prior to joining the COER team in August of 2018, Dr. Zwikelmaier worked in public education as a music educator, at Apple as a Creative teaching music recording software, and in higher education leading in the fields of Adult Education, Student Diversity and Women’s Programs, Human Resources, Global Learning and Educational Technology.  Will’s priority as the Director of the COER is to make sure each and every student gets the best opportunity to start their career path off on the correct foot and to share with employers all over the globe the exponential benefits to hiring S&T Miners to help their businesses grow and thrive.

Ramona Giddens (she/her)

Business Support Specialist

Employer Relations

Sara Earl (she/her)

Assistant Director of Employer Relations

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After completing her B.S. in Animal Sciences from Missouri State, and working in diverse industries – from insurance to agriculture – Sara found COER as her home base in 2006. Sara loves working with students and staff, but her favorite part of her job is forming friendships with employers over the years. Her primary roles are acting as administrator for HireMiners, scheduling on-site interviews, responding to the diverse needs of employers, coordinating the Career Fair, and reporting employer recruit annually and end-of-semester. Sara is a 19th century history buff who loves to be outside doing yard work and landscaping. She is also an avid fan of AMC’s The Walking Dead.

Julie Mayfield (she/her)

Recruiting Assistant

Student Service Coordinators

Stephanie Finley (she/her)

Student Service Coordinator

Molly Crowley (she/her)

Senior Experiential Learning Specialist

Meet Molly

Molly completed her Bachelor of Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in History and Classical Civilizations. She found her place at COER in 2021 after working in a variety of fields, including sports, sales, and media. Having grown up in the St. Louis metro area, she is passionate about St. Louis sports teams. As Senior Experiential Learning Specialist, Molly works with students and employers on co-op and internship opportunities. In her spare time, she loves cooking, reading, and spending time with her family, friends, and dog.

Sara Mitchell (she/her)

Student Service Coordinator

Student Workers

Kai Blair (she/her)
Aiden Davis (he/him)
Emily McCole (she/her)
Laurana Mitchell (she/her)
Tony Petruso (he/him)
Jane Thompson (she/her)
Henry Volkmann (he/him)