Who We Are

ANNE NOWAK
anowak@ebrpl.com

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 LEE
llee@ebrpl.com

Lynnette is a Certified Professional Resume Writer who has worked for the EBRP Library since 2011. She leads seminars, conducts mock interviews, and also manages the Career Center’s blog, social media, and website. Prior to her library experience, she was an English teacher and private tutor. Lynnette graduated from Louisiana State University summa cum laude with a degree in education.

CYNTHIA PAYTON
cpayton@ebrpl.com

Cynthia 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!

KARLA STEWART
kstewart@ebrpl.com

Karla has worked for EBRP Library since 2013. She started in the Children’s department, then moved to Circulation before joining the Career Center staff. She plans to use her writing and editing skills to help Career Center patrons land their dream jobs. In addition to her full-time job at the library, Karla is pursuing her master’s in Library and Information Science from the University of Southern Mississippi.

ANDRE DE LA FUENTE
adelafuente@ebrpl.com

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.