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Bastian Family Center for Career Success
222 Alumni Hall
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
The Bastian Family Career Center is located at Alumni Hall 222. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Executive Director of Career Development
Scott has 26 years of experience in career services at a variety of colleges and universities including Johns Hopkins, George Washington, Wabash College, Adrian College, Wichita State, Valdosta State and U Missouri Kansas City. A University of Arkansas grad, for both his bachelors and masters degrees, Scott enjoys planting things, fixing up old houses, traveling, and entertaining his 3 rowdy dogs. Scott lives in Galesburg.
Assistant Director of Career Development
Kendra Hein is a Midwest native, but has lived on the west coast and abroad in Thailand. She's a fur baby mom to two wonderful pups, adores everything plant related, loves decompressing in the woods, travels whenever possible, and going thrift shopping and yard sale hopping. She graduated from Northern Kentucky University with a B.A. in International Studies and an M.A. in Public History (archaeology focused). Kendra lives in Galesburg.
Kelsey has lived in Central Illinois for over 30 years. Her favorite part of working at Knox is being able to get to know students and what their career interests are and hearing about the career paths they take after Knox. When she is not at Knox, she enjoys being around family and friends as well as coming up with new projects for her house. Kelsey lives in East Peoria.
Lindsey Steele grew up in Knox County and returned here 13 years ago with her husband to live and work on the family farm. She and her husband have two children, one cat, three dogs, and about 300 cows. In her free time Lindsey enjoys being outside, going to her kids' activities, and volunteering at their school. Lindsey graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.S. in Finance. Lindsey lives outside Maquon, but actually lives a bit closer to Gilson. However she tells people she lives in Knoxville.
PostBacc, Manager of Peer Career Leader Program
Poorva is a 2019 Knox graduate with a double major in Economics and Integrated Business Management. She is an Indian citizen born in South Korea and has lived in 7 different countries, and visited over 20 countries. At Knox she was involved in multiple research projects with the economics and business department. Her primary research focused on issues related to economic development such as education and women empowerment. Additionally, she held numerous leadership roles in organizations including International Club, UNICEF, Student Senate and Mortar Board. Poorva lives in Galesburg.
Associate Director of Alumni Engagement, Campus Connections