Meet Our Career Coaches

Tuck's coaches bring a wealth of industry expertise to help you develop your post-MBA career.


Stephen Pidgeon T’07

Executive Director, Career Development Office
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Stephen Pidgeon T'07Before attending Tuck, Stephen directed and produced multiple television series and a movie. Post-MBA, he worked as an engagement manager at McKinsey in London, focusing on health care consulting with a functional specialty in organizational design. Stephen joined the CDO in 2010. He is the author of the bestselling books “How To Get A Job In Consulting” and “Case Interviews for Beginners.”

Education: University of Westminster, Tuck MBA
Focus: Consulting, Media & Entertainment


Caroline Cannon T'98

Associate Director
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Caroline is a co-founder of the non-profit InspiringKids, Inc., and a consultant in business start-up and turn-around. Her past experience includes management consulting with Renaissance Consulting (now the Balanced Scorecard Collaborative) and CEO or President roles of several niche businesses in Chicago and the Upper Valley.

Education: UNC-Chapel Hill, Tuck MBA
Sector Focus: Consumer Packaged Goods/Retail, Entrepreneurship, and Social Impact


Sarah DiGiacomo

Associate Director
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Sarah DiGiacomoPrior to Tuck, Sarah worked in Career Services at Thayer and Dartmouth, coaching both undergraduate and graduate students. She was also a career adviser and admissions interviewer at St. Lawrence University.

Education: SUNY Potsdam, St. Lawrence University (M. Ed.)
Focus: Targeted Job Search, Energy, Real Estate


Mathias Machado T’09

Director, Career Services and Resources
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Mathias Machado T'09Bringing a unique global perspective to Tuck’s CDO, Mathias worked with the Volkswagen Group, Siemens, Booz & Co. (now Strategy&), and TomTom. He specialized for five years in B2B sales in IT services and telecom before Tuck and worked as a product manager in tech post-MBA.

Education: Instituto Tecnologico de Buenos Aires, Tuck MBA
Focus: Technology, Industrial Goods, International Students


Deirdre O’Donnell

Director, Career Services and Coaching
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Dierdre O'DonnelDeirdre joined the Tuck CDO in 2008 after a 24-year career at Lehman Brothers in their fixed income division. While at Lehman, Deirdre also took an active role in recruiting as head of Lehman’s core recruiting team for sales and trading and ultimately became global head of diversity recruiting for the firm.

Education: St. Lawrence University
Focus: Finance, Insurance, Investment Management, Private Equity, Health Care