Career Services

Meet the Staff

Louisville/Ft. Knox


Mahkala Burdenmeyer

Employer Relations Specialist

Mahkala joined the Sullivan University Career Services team in March 2022 from Bowling Green where she worked in Human Resources at Bluegrass Supply Chain for two years and prior to that as a Human Resources Assistant at ARC Automotive. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from Western Kentucky University and believes in the power of communication and authenticity. She is passionate about helping graduates develop their professional skills and find the job best suited to them.

Whitney Rowland

Whitney Rowland

Employer Relations Specialist

Before joining the Sullivan University Career Services team, Whitney was a part of the Louisville Free Public Library staff where she worked closely with the public to promote learning and reading. Prior to that, Whitney was a receptionist at Spalding University’s Library and Residence Hall. Whitney has her Bachelor of Science in Communications from Spalding University.

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Andrea Ransdell

Employer Relations Specialist

Before joining the Sullivan University Career Services Team in the Spring of 2021, Andrea was working for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana assisting high school students with career-readiness skills. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Educational Ministries at Campbellsville University. Andrea has over 13 years of experience working with youth and families in the nonprofit world and is excited to help students and alumni achieve their career goals.



Julie Saifullah

Senior Director of Career Services

Julie joined Sullivan University’s Career Services department in 2006 and has over twenty years of experience in career counseling in higher education and vocational rehabilitation. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ohio University, and a Master of Science in Human Resource Leadership. Julie is an active member of KACE (Kentucky Association of College & Employers) and SHRM (Society for Human Resource Managers).

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Kelci Marsee

Career & Student Services Coordinator

Kelci joined Sullivan University in January 2019, and was promoted to Career Services & Student Services Coordinator in November. Kelci has nearly completed her Bachelor Arts degree in Education from the University of Kentucky, and is a graduate of the Disney College of Knowledge and authorized Disney Travel Agent. She assists both the Career Services and Student Services departments with various projects, event planning, and acts as a liaison with employers and community partners.

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William Reddington

Employer Relations Specialist

Will has been with the Sullivan University System since 2021. He worked in the Admissions department for over a year, where he helped students start their college journey by finding the program that best fit them. He now works as an Employer Relations Specialist, helping students find jobs after they graduate. He assists students with mock interviews, finding available jobs & resume development. He also works with employers, connecting them with our students before & after graduation.