Staff

Susan Bauer: Executive Director: susan.bauer@yu.edu 

Todd Lotcpeich: Director, Employer & Alumni Relations: todd.lotcpeich@yu.edu 

Naomi Kapp: Associate Director: kapp@yu.edu 

Tina Lin: Associate Director: tina.lin@yu.edu 

Marina Mazina: Associate Director:  marina.mazina@yu.edu

Daniel Coleman: Assistant Director: daniel.coleman@yu.edu

Matthew Garcia: Assistant Director: matthew.garcia@yu.edu 

Hannah Zucker: Employer Relations Specialist: hannah.zucker@yu.edu 

Aris Amador: Career Center Office Coordinator: aris.amador@yu.edu

Staff Bios

Susan Bauer

Susan joined the Yeshiva University Career Center in 2016, first as the Director of Employer & Alumni Relations and now as the Executive Director of the Career Center. She began her career working in fashion editorial as an editor before becoming the Fashion Director for MTVNetworks where she collaborated with executive producers and recording artists on the overall programming and branding. Susan’s transition into higher education was originally as adjunct faculty at the Fashion Institute of Technology and LIM College, teaching career development courses at both institutions. Before joining Yeshiva University, she was the Senior Director of Experiential Education & Career Management at LIM College. Susan earned her Associate of Applied Science from the Fashion Institute of Technology, her Bachelor of Science in Human Resources from the University of Delaware, and her Master of Science in Education from Fordham University. She enjoys being a soccer mom, cooking, Mad Men, and doing anything close to the ocean with her family. 

Todd Lotcpeich

Todd joined Yeshiva University in November, 2018. Previous to YU, he worked at LIM College for over eleven years in the employer relations, career management, and experiential education functions. Todd earned a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Manhattan College and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Fashion Merchandising from LIM College. In addition to his higher education career, experience has experience in industry at organizations such as Eastern Mountain Sports and Neiman Marcus. In his spare time, Todd enjoys the great mountains of the Northeast (especially in winter), the ocean, and walking around his small town on the coast of NJ. 

Naomi Kapp

Naomi has worked most of her professional career at Yeshiva University in the various incarnations of the YU Career Center. Prior to YU, she worked at Touro College, founding their first Career Center, and then moved to FEGS and the YMCA, coaching professionals interested in career change or professional advancement.  Naomi completed her BA at NYU double majoring in Political Science and Sociology and earning a NYS Teaching License in Social Studies. Afterwards she attended Brooklyn College’s MSEd in Guidance and Counseling program and earned an Advanced Certificate in Counseling to work as a Guidance Counselor in NYS.  In her free time she hosts Shabbat meals, loves all types of music (except opera), and is an avid movie goer. 

Matthew Garcia

Matthew began his professional career at Florida International University as a Residence Life Coordinator overseeing community development in residence halls occupied by first-year and upperclassmen students. He oversaw the development of the Honors College Living-Learning Community, collaborating with Honors College to create and implement programming initiatives exclusively for Honors residents. Above all, Matthew sought to transition from Residential Life into his role at YU’s Career Center to follow his passion of supporting students in pursuit of their careers after college. He is a native New Yorker who earned his BA in Psychology from St. John’s University and his M.Ed in College Student Affairs from Rutgers University. In his spare time, Matthew loves to watch movies, often on opening weekend, exercise, and spend time with his family in Queens.

Tina Lin

Before engaging in career counseling at YU, Tina held various roles over the past decade in both finance and non-profit. Most recently, she was on the Investor Relations team at a private equity fund of funds group based in New York.  Tina holds a BA from Colgate University and MA from St. John’s University. As a born-and-bred New Yorker, Tina loves the diversity and multi-culturalism that defines her hometown. Tina is passionate about service, volunteerism and civic engagement in the personal, professional and leadership development of the next generation and honored to be a part of Yeshiva University's mission in "bringing wisdom to life." 

Hannah Zucker

Hannah graduated from Binghamton University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. Being in the business school allowed her to take classes in a variety of areas such as operations, marketing, finance, and management.  In her free time she likes to cook, watch TV, and stay active.