08/28/2017

Lakeisha Mathews bio

Lakeisha M. Mathews

email:lmathews@ubalt.edu

 

Lakeisha Mathews is Director of the Career and Professional Development Center at the University of Baltimore and is also the owner of a career coaching business called Right Resumes & Career Coaching, LLC which she launched in 2012. 

Mrs. Mathews holds several industry certifications as a Certified Professional Career Coach, Certified Professional Resume Writer, Global Career Development Facilitator, Certified Business and Employer Services Professional, and is certified to teach Etiquette to Adults and Professionals.  She received her M.S. in Human Resource Development from Towson University and a B.A. in Communication from the University of Maryland College Park. Lakeisha is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Education in Higher Education Leadership and Innovation from Wilmington University.

Lakeisha is committed to the field of career development and has served on several association committees.  In 2011, she was elected as president of the Maryland Career Development Association.  Under her direction MCDA was honored with the 2012 NCDA Southern Region Award.  In 2016, Lakeisha co-authored a chapter in the book Find Your Fit, published by the Association of Talent Development.

Lakeisha is a native of Baltimore, MD and seeks to give back to the greater Baltimore community by serving on non-profit boards and supporting workforce programs.  Lakeisha has provided pro bono employability skills training to disadvantaged youth and currently partners with the Baltimore City Youth Works program and Cristo Rey Jesuit High School to provide work opportunities for at-risk youth.

Of most importance is Lakeisha’s student-centered approach to career services.  Hearing student success stories continues to be the favorite part of her job as a Higher Education Administrator, Educator and Career Coach! 

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