Our Staff

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 is a fierce student advocate with next-level networking skills. 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 50-pound Labradoodle,┬áMabelle.

    Ask Laura about:
    • Career Advising
    • Employer Relations
    COBE Career Services, MBEB 1123D

    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 is a fierce student advocate with next-level networking skills. 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 50-pound Labradoodle,┬áMabelle.

    Ask Laura about:
    • Career Advising
    • Employer Relations
  • Brandon Armstrong

    Brandon Armstrong

    Career Coordinator

    Brandon assists students in identifying career next-steps through individual career coaching. He provides the tools and knowledge needed to grow a business focused career. Brandon also facilitates employment development by connecting students and faculty/staff to employers. 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, hiking, and talking cars.

    Ask Brandon about:
    • Career Advising
    • Faculty and Staff Relations

    Brandon assists students in identifying career next-steps through individual career coaching. He provides the tools and knowledge needed to grow a business focused career. Brandon also facilitates employment development by connecting students and faculty/staff to employers. 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, hiking, and talking cars.

    Ask Brandon about:
    • Career Advising
    • Faculty and Staff Relations
  • Monique Halgat

    Monique Halgat

    Office Manager

    Come by MBEB 1120 and you will likely see Monique at our reception desk. She helps students, staff, faculty, and employers take advantage of high-impact career programming. She also manages the Boise State Career Closet and Skype Room. Additionally, she supports our office by maintaining our budget, tracking data, and planning events. Monique holds a BA in Communication from Lewis and Clark College and is working on an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies from Boise State. When away from our reception desk, you can find Monique trying to teach her dogs to swim and building jigsaw puzzles with her husband.

    Ask Monique about:
    • Career Closet and Skype Room
    • Upcoming Events
    • Anything Else!
    COBE Career Services, MBEB 1120

    Come by MBEB 1120 and you will likely see Monique at our reception desk. She helps students, staff, faculty, and employers take advantage of high-impact career programming. She also manages the Boise State Career Closet and Skype Room. Additionally, she supports our office by maintaining our budget, tracking data, and planning events. Monique holds a BA in Communication from Lewis and Clark College and is working on an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies from Boise State. When away from our reception desk, you can find Monique trying to teach her dogs to swim and building jigsaw puzzles with her husband.

    Ask Monique about:
    • Career Closet and Skype Room
    • Upcoming Events
    • Anything Else!
  • Kelsey Hausman

    Kelsey Hausman

    Graduate Assistant

    Kelsey is a Career Track MBA student. She works as a graduate assistant for our office and for the Business Communication faculty. When she is not engrossed in her studies, Kelsey enjoys a variety of outdoor actives. She loves spending time with her boyfriend and dog canyoneering, shed hunting, and more.

    Ask Kelsey about:
    • Take a Bronco to Lunch
    COBE Career Services, MBEB 1120

    Kelsey is a Career Track MBA student. She works as a graduate assistant for our office and for the Business Communication faculty. When she is not engrossed in her studies, Kelsey enjoys a variety of outdoor actives. She loves spending time with her boyfriend and dog canyoneering, shed hunting, and more.

    Ask Kelsey about:
    • Take a Bronco to Lunch
  • Braydon Bringhurst

    Braydon Bringhurst

    Graduate Assistant

    Braydon is a Career Track MBA student. He runs a media business with his wife that specializes in film and video. As a father of two, he enjoys setting and accomplishing personal goals, spending quality time with his family, and riding the local trails on his mountain bike.

    Ask Braydon about:
    • Networking on Social Media
    COBE Career Services, MBEB 1120

    Braydon is a Career Track MBA student. He runs a media business with his wife that specializes in film and video. As a father of two, he enjoys setting and accomplishing personal goals, spending quality time with his family, and riding the local trails on his mountain bike.

    Ask Braydon about:
    • Networking on Social Media