Advisors in the Ciocca Center are available to help students understand program options and to develop a plan for completion.

Advisors are available during office hours: 

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Rob MurnerRob Murner

Phone: 508-793-2206
Office: Stein 129C

Rob Murner joined Holy Cross in the spring of 2019 as an adjunct professor. Prior to that he spent 30 years as a strategic and global executive where he focused on building enterprise value for public, private, and start-up organizations in the aerospace & defense, materials sciences, healthcare, manufacturing, and software industries.  Rob is a graduate of the University of Michigan (Aerospace Engineering), and Wright State University (MBA). He is a life member of the Beta Gamma Sigma academic honor society and U of M alumni community.

Cassie GevryCassie Gevry

Associate Director
Phone: 508-793-3502
Office: Stein 129E

Cassie manages the operations, student programming and marketing communications for the Center. She is the advisor for the business clubs and the Women in Business Conference organizing committee. She currently serves on the board of ArtsWorcester, served on the Worcester Women's Leadership Committee for three years, and is a 2020 graduate of the Leadership Worcester Program.  Cassie holds a B.A. in communications and is currently pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Leadership and Administration towards an M.Ed. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Kathy Kinnarney

Program Coordinator
Phone: 508-793-3047
Office: Stein 129E

Kathy handles all logistical details for the Center. As a supporter for HCF1RST students, she welcomes opportunities to engage this community. She earned her associate degree in marketing from Massachusetts Bay Community College. She first started at Holy Cross in 2006 working in the Center for Career Development.



  • Katie Browne '25:  Managing Director, HC Launch
    Women in Business Committee Member
    Studies: English and Computer Science
    Finance and Banking Certificate

  • Alexander Christie '24: Office Assistant
    Studies: International Studies
    Business Fundamentals Certificate

  • Liz Garfield '24: Managing Director, HC Launch
    Women in Business Committee Member
    Studies: Economics 
    Finance and Banking Certificate

  • Maeley Nakamura '26: Office Assistant
    Studies: Economics & Ethics, Society and the Institution of Business
    Business Fundamentals Certificate

  • Will Sampson '24: Managing Director, HC Launch
    Studies: Political Science and Pre-Law
    Entrepreneurship Certificate