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Our Staff

We are a team of career development professionals and graduate assistants serving the College of Business and Economics.

COBE Career Services Staff

  • Laura Chiuppi

    Laura Chiuppi

    Director

    Laura works with students to help identify their strengths, choose a field that fits their skills/interests, and accomplish their career goals. She also interacts with employers to identify talent and enrich Boise’s workforce. Laura grew up on the east coast and graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a Masters in Administrative Education. When she’s not helping map out futures, Laura can be found running on Boise’s trails with her Labradoodle, Mabelle.

    Ask Laura about:
    • Career Coaching
    • Employer Engagement
    • Bronco Corps

    Laura works with students to help identify their strengths, choose a field that fits their skills/interests, and accomplish their career goals. She also interacts with employers to identify talent and enrich Boise’s workforce. Laura grew up on the east coast and graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a Masters in Administrative Education. When she’s not helping map out futures, Laura can be found running on Boise’s trails with her Labradoodle, Mabelle.

    Ask Laura about:
    • Career Coaching
    • Employer Engagement
    • Bronco Corps
  • Brandon Armstrong

    Brandon Armstrong

    Career Coordinator

    Brandon assists students in identifying career next-steps through individual coaching. He provides the tools and knowledge needed to grow a business focused career. Brandon also assists faculty/staff with incorporating career development into their classroom. He grew up in Idaho and holds a BA in German from Brigham Young University, as well as an MBA from Boise State University. Outside of work, Brandon enjoys cooking, cycling and hiking.

    Ask Brandon about:
    • Career Coaching
    • Faculty and Staff Collaboration
    • Take a Bronco to Lunch

    Brandon assists students in identifying career next-steps through individual coaching. He provides the tools and knowledge needed to grow a business focused career. Brandon also assists faculty/staff with incorporating career development into their classroom. He grew up in Idaho and holds a BA in German from Brigham Young University, as well as an MBA from Boise State University. Outside of work, Brandon enjoys cooking, cycling and hiking.

    Ask Brandon about:
    • Career Coaching
    • Faculty and Staff Collaboration
    • Take a Bronco to Lunch
  • Monique Halgat

    Monique Halgat

    Career Coordinator

    Monique connects business students to high-impact career tools and programming. She also co-manages Bronco Corps, an internship funding program, and oversees the Career Closet. Monique holds a BA in Communication from Lewis and Clark College and is working on an Masters of Educational Technology from Boise State. Outside of our office, you can find Monique trying to teach her dogs to swim and bargain shopping for second-hand jigsaw puzzles with her husband.

    Ask Monique about:
    • Career Coaching
    • Career Closet and the Connect Room
    • Bronco Corps

    Monique connects business students to high-impact career tools and programming. She also co-manages Bronco Corps, an internship funding program, and oversees the Career Closet. Monique holds a BA in Communication from Lewis and Clark College and is working on an Masters of Educational Technology from Boise State. Outside of our office, you can find Monique trying to teach her dogs to swim and bargain shopping for second-hand jigsaw puzzles with her husband.

    Ask Monique about:
    • Career Coaching
    • Career Closet and the Connect Room
    • Bronco Corps
  • Mattie Honea professional photo

    Mattie Honea

    Administrative Assistant

    Mattie helps connect business students with the different opportunities COBE Career Services has to offer.  Mattie grew up in Star, Idaho and attended Utah Tech University before graduating from Boise State University in 2019 with a degree in Geoscience and Nonprofit Management. Outside of work, Mattie can be found reading fantasy novels, playing video games, and hanging out with her cats, Josie and Dizzy.

    Ask our Admin about:
    • Booking Our Services

    Mattie helps connect business students with the different opportunities COBE Career Services has to offer.  Mattie grew up in Star, Idaho and attended Utah Tech University before graduating from Boise State University in 2019 with a degree in Geoscience and Nonprofit Management. Outside of work, Mattie can be found reading fantasy novels, playing video games, and hanging out with her cats, Josie and Dizzy.

    Ask our Admin about:
    • Booking Our Services
  • Sydney Butler wearing a white blazer while standing outside MBEB

    Sydney Butler

    Graduate Assistant

    Sydney is a fourth generation Idahoan and a Boise native. Serving as as Miss Rodeo Idaho in 2018, her home-state pride shines through strong. Sydney graduated from Boise State in 2017 with a degree in Communication. Currently, Sydney is working as a Public Relations and Marketing Director for Kryptek Outdoor Group, while also pursuing her Career Track MBA. When not busy with school and work, Sydney can be found enjoying the outdoors with her dog Cooper, and horses Simone and Sonny.

    Ask Sydney about:
    • Our Social Media
    • Upcoming Career Events

    Sydney is a fourth generation Idahoan and a Boise native. Serving as as Miss Rodeo Idaho in 2018, her home-state pride shines through strong. Sydney graduated from Boise State in 2017 with a degree in Communication. Currently, Sydney is working as a Public Relations and Marketing Director for Kryptek Outdoor Group, while also pursuing her Career Track MBA. When not busy with school and work, Sydney can be found enjoying the outdoors with her dog Cooper, and horses Simone and Sonny.

    Ask Sydney about:
    • Our Social Media
    • Upcoming Career Events
  • Professional portrait of Charlotte Rose

    Charlotte Rose

    Graduate Assistant

    Charlotte grew up in Southeast Idaho. She graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho in 2020 with a degree in psychology. Charlotte is excited to pursue her Career Track MBA here at Boise state. When she is not studying or working in our office, you can find her roller skating on the greenbelt.

    Ask Charlotte about:
    • Making College Count
    • Resumes

    Charlotte grew up in Southeast Idaho. She graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho in 2020 with a degree in psychology. Charlotte is excited to pursue her Career Track MBA here at Boise state. When she is not studying or working in our office, you can find her roller skating on the greenbelt.

    Ask Charlotte about:
    • Making College Count
    • Resumes