Elaine M. (Lanie) Damon, M.S., NCC, LPC, DCC has worked in career management and development for more than 20 years, counseling adults and students to career decision making and career transition. She has worked with Georgia Tech undergraduate students since 2009.
Her professional background includes teaching at the undergraduate and middle school levels, recruiting, sales, consulting, supervising career counselors, and counseling. She has worked in small entrepreneurial environments, for major Wall Street firms, in for-profit and private educational settings, the federal government, and in public universities. Her experience from these varied work settings and roles is a helpful resource in aiding students in their decision-making process of identifying a major, possible career direction, and potential professional roles.
Lanie holds an M.S. in counseling and a B.S. in secondary education from the University of Kansas. She certified as a Distance Credentialed Counselor, a Licensed Professional Counselor, to interpret the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, the Strong Interest Inventory and the Birkman First Look, has worked with the DISC, and is a Highlands Company affiliate, certified to interpret the Highlands Ability Battery. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, and the National and Georgia Career Development Associations.
Lanie currently is also a Career Advisor to undergraduate students majoring in Architecture, Biochemistry, Biology, Building Construction, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computational Media, Computer Science, Industrial Design, Music Technology, Physics, and Psychology.