Meet our Team

Matt Real headshotMatt Real
Director, Career Development

Connect with Matt for conversations involving health care, including nursing and clinical sciences, aging care, movement & rehabilitation, and pre-med programs as well as advises biology, chemistry, and environmental studies/science. Matt also leads the First-Destination Survey, EPIC Student Employment initiative, and day-to-day Career Development operations.

Jackie McNatt headshotJackie McNatt
Associate Director, Career Development Center

Reach out to Jackie to engage with the School of Education and Bellarmine College programs involving the humanities, languages and international studies, as well as social sciences. Jackie leads career education initiatives, advises undeclared students, and manages students involved in Bellarmine’s Alumni Mentor Program.

Lauren Pieper Coffey headshotLauren Coffey
Assistant Director of Employer Relations & Experiential Learning

Connect with Lauren for conversations involving the Rubel School of Business as well as careers in the arts, communication, and technology sectors. Lauren also serves as the point of contact for off-campus part-time employment, the liaison for Community Engagement, and leads experiential learning and internship programming at Bellarmine.

Alex Werner HeadshotAlex Warner
Administrative Assistant

Alex provides administrative support for the Career Development Center, Center for Community Engagement, Accessibility Resource Center, and International Student Support Center.

If you have general questions about the Career Development Center or our services, please contact our office at 502.272.7243 or


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