The Ohio State University Alumni Association

Marilyn Bury Rice

Marilyn Bury Rice, Director

Marilyn has 30 years of experience in the career management field within higher education, non-profit, and corporate settings. She has advised students and alumni at Purdue University, Hanover College, the University of Notre Dame, Ohio Wesleyan, and The Ohio State University. She had the privilege of assisting women in becoming financially self-sufficient as a career consultant for Center for New Directions (a United Way Agency). And Marilyn spent 15 years working with experienced professionals in career transition at Right Management, a global talent and career management firm.

Marilyn holds a BS in communication and psychology and an MS in counseling and higher education administration from Purdue University. She values assisting alumni in their ongoing career development and connecting with fellow Buckeyes around the globe.

Natalie K. Fike

Natalie K. Fike, Career Consultant

Natalie offers over a decade and a half of experience in career development consulting and programming including service to small private, mid-sized regional, and large research universities, as well as volunteer advising in a community nonprofit setting.

She’s a Certified Professional Résumé Writer and Certified Professional Career Coach. Her Master of Arts specializing in Higher Education and Student Affairs, additional year of graduate coursework in counseling, and undergraduate degree were completed here at Ohio State.

Natalie K. Fike

Kioshana LaCount, Career Consultant

Kioshana has more than eight years of experience in career and life coaching, having held positions in the non-profit, private and public sectors. She has six years of experience in management and consulting for U.S Department of Labor contractors, and now uses her invaluable industry expertise to advise alumni in the Office of Career Management.

Kioshana holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and International Business from Alabama State University, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from Faulkner University.