Who We Are


Anne is a Certified Job and Career Transition Coach and Academy Certified Resume Writer. She has headed the Career Center since 2008. Before joining the Career Center, Anne spent several years in human resources, most recently as HR Planning Manager for an international management consulting firm. Anne received a Bachelor of Arts from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, and a Master of Arts from the University of Bonn in Germany.


Lynnette is a Certified Professional Resume Writer who has been with the Career Center since 2014. She loves the work that they do: helping people find jobs, offering career guidance, and making a positive difference in the world. Lynnette presents seminars, conducts practice interview sessions, guides clients in resume creation, and handles all Career Center staff training and cross-training. She also manages the Career Center’s blog, website, newsletter, event calendar, YouTube channel, and 3 social media platforms. Prior to her library experience, Lynnette was an English teacher and private tutor. She graduated from Louisiana State University summa cum laude with a degree in education.


Cynthia is a Certified Professional Resume Writer who joins the Career Center after working in several other library departments. Prior to this, Cynthia spent several years as a supervisor at Louisiana State University where she created training manuals, developed policy, and conducted workshops. While working full-time she obtained her bachelor’s degree and progressed toward her master’s degree in community counseling. Cynthia’s philosophy as a life-long learner is simple: Nothing ventured is nothing gained!


André de la Fuente enjoys coaching patrons to develop their skills and achieve their career dreams. ​He brings over 20 years of Labor Market Information experience, specifically in employment, industry, occupational, safety, health, and workers’ compensation statistics, from the Louisiana Workforce Commission. Having taught college classes, facilitating learning is his lifelong passion. ​André is fluent in Spanish.


Matthew joins the Career Center after several years of experience as a Library Aide, assisting patrons with computer use in the Reference department. Matthew’s experience in Reference has helped develop his guiding principle: be helpful. Being helpful could mean listening to people, it could mean being patient, it could mean being empathetic, it could simply mean being a competent employee. Matthew is eager to translate his experience from Reference into assisting patrons in a more concentrated manner in the Career Center.