Meet Our Career Advisers

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

Stephen Pidgeon T’07

Executive Director, Career Services
Phone: 603-646-9615

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 Tuck Career Services 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: Media & Entertainment


Marc Aquila T’07

Director, Business Development
Phone: 603-646-8828

Marc Aquila T'07Marc has held marketing, operations and general management roles across multiple industries and in higher education at both Columbia and Dartmouth. After his Tuck degree he was in a global leadership development program at John Deere and a Director at RSG doing strategic product marketing consulting.

Education: Columbia University, Tuck MBA
Sector Focus: General Management, Health Care


Erica Bower T’19

Associate Director, Career Services
Phone: 603-646-8825

ShieldErica comes to Tuck from eBay where she served as a manager of Enterprise Strategy, and formerly, McKinsey & Company where she was an Associate on the Implementation team. She also served as the McKinsey Staffed Ambassador to Tuck to assist with interview and case preparation. While at Tuck, she worked at The Gap as their Global Supply Chain Strategy and Product Operations Intern.

Education: Wake Forest University, Tuck MBA
Focus: Consulting, Marketing, Retail, Consumer Package Goods (CPG)


Sarah DiGiacomo

Associate Director
Phone: 603-646-8986

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, Social Impact


Andrew Kaestle T’17

Associate Director
Phone: 603-646-9361

Andrew Kaestle Prior to pursuing his MBA, Andy worked in transaction diligence as a CPA in both the US and Europe. Upon graduating from Tuck in 2017, Andy joined Bain, where he spent four years serving clients focused on consumer products, agile innovation, and commercial diligence.

Education: University of San Diego, Tuck MBA
Focus: Consulting


Laura Mogilner T’08

Associate Director, Career Services
Phone: 415-359-4642

Laura Mogilner T'08Laura brings fifteen years of leadership experience in product management and business strategy & operations across the technology, fintech and clean tech industries, including Google and two Silicon Valley startups. She resides in the Bay Area and is focused on the technology sector.

Education: University of Illinois, Tuck MBA
Focus: Technology, West Coast, Entrepreneurship


Deirdre O’Donnell

Director, Career Services and Advising
Email: deirdre.c.o’
Phone: 603-646-8185

Dierdre O'DonnelDeirdre joined Tuck Career Services 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 (all aspects, including real estate)


Agnieszka (Aga) Sypniewska

Associate Director, Career Services
Phone: 603-646-0875

Aga SypniewskaPrior to Tuck, Aga worked at three different business schools: University of Central Florida, Florida Atlantic University, and Nanyang Business School in Singapore where she taught business communication courses and provided career, language, and writing coaching to undergraduate, graduate, executive, and doctoral students. Aga is originally from Poland and has lived and worked in four countries and on three continents. She has devoted her career to helping international and globally-minded students and professionals to achieve career success in the US and in other countries.

Education: Szczecin University, University of Central Florida MBA
Focus: International Students, Global Careers