Assistant Vice President for Careers and Corporate Partnerships
Caroline Baker promotes the talent and expertise of UMBC faculty and students to businesses, agencies and organizations across the country. In her current role, Caroline oversees the Career Services Center, which helps students and alumni achieve professional success, and the Corporate and Foundation Relations team, which builds high-value partnerships for UMBC.
Associate Director, Foundation Relations
Bruce Lyons cultivates and stewards relationships between the University and local and national foundations. His work supports scholarships, research, and special projects across campus, with a specific focus on the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.
Associate Director, Corporate Partnerships
Syntyche Walker builds and strengthens relationships with local, regional and global businesses seeking high-value university partnerships. Her work includes connecting companies with a wide variety of campus resources, securing philanthropic support for students and programs, and facilitating industry research collaborations. Syntyche’s primary focus is on the College of Engineering and Information Technology and the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences.
Executive Administrative Assistant
Leslie Waters supports the Corporate and Foundation Relations team as well as the Major Gifts team in the Office of Institutional Advancement.