Meet the Staff
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Enzo Fonzo, Director
Enzo Fonzo has served as Director, Office of Career Services since September 1999. He had previously served as Associate Director of The Career Development Center at Saint Peter’s since May 1989. Prior to coming to Saint Peter’s, he worked at Seton Hall University in the Office of University Affairs and the President’s Office. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from Seton Hall University. Fonzo also studied for one year at The American University in Washington, DC as a John Fletcher Hurst Fellow in Sociology.
Along with his work in the Office of Career Services, Fonzo is an adjunct lecturer in Sociology at Saint Peter’s. He is Minister of Music at Saint Anthony of Padua Parish, Paterson and has served Church communities for more than 30 years.
Enzo is a member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), New Jersey Association of Colleges and Employers (NJACE), Metropolitan New York City Career Placement Officers Association (MNYCPOA) and the Middle Atlantic Career Counseling Association (MACCA). He also serves as advisor for the Saint Peter’s University Circle K Club.
Sondra Edwards Buesing Riley, Director for Internships & Coop Edu
Director of Cooperative Education & Internships, has worked at Saint Peter’s University in various capacities since 1984. Sondra, a lifelong resident of Jersey City, (that’s pretty amazing), is a graduate of Cornell University, and holds a Management Certificate from the American Management Association. In her first career, Sondra was a Social Worker, Central Intake Director and Counselor which eased her transition into the experiential education field. A Past President and member of the New Jersey Cooperative Education and Internship Association, Sondra served on the organization’s Executive Council.Sondra feels privileged to be involved in the work of co-op and interships, which enables her to help students begin the process of articulating and often realizing their dreams. (How awesome is that!) Throughout her twenty seven years at SPC, she has found inspiration in a host of incredible and inspiring students. Much to her delight, Sondra’s son, Patrick Edwards Buesing, is a Saint Peter’s University graduate and former co-op student who took full advantage of the Program. interning at the Jersey Journal and NBA, while studying Communication.
A fan of libraries, Sondra is fortunate to have served as Treasurer and member of the Jersey City Free Public Library Board of Trustees for several years. In 2000, Sondra was recognized for her positive contributions to the community by the Our Towne Civic Association. For her work on behalf of the Adopt-A-School Program, a joint initiative of the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce and the Hudson County 4 College Consortium, she was named a Woman of Action in 1996.
Sondra is passionate about choral music and currently advises and sings with the University’s Voices of Praise Gospel Choir which celebrated its 15th anniversary in April 2011. In addition, Sondra is a member and secretary of the internationally acclaimed Jubilation Choir, which won a Grammy , and received a Dove Award nomination in 2010.
Daryl Levy, Manager of Employer Relations
Janice Hurley, Recruitment Coordinator
Janice joined the Career Services team as Recruitment Coordinator in January 2012. Janice previously worked at Holy Family Academy for past ten years as the Assistant to the Guidance Director. At Holy Family, she thoroughly enjoyed interacting with the students, specifically the seniors, as she guided and encouraged them through the college application process and ultimately into the college of their dreams. Prior to working at HFA, Janice worked in New York City as an Administrative Assistant for various large brokerage firms and eventually for General Electric and Company. The combination and experience of working in both the corporate world and in education field allows Janice to have a better understanding of the needs of today’s workforce and guiding students in their career paths. Outside of her work, Janice’s other passions in life are being a mom, spending time at home cooking and baking and travelling around the country to visit her family. She is a parishioner of Saint Andrew’s Church in Bayonne and enjoys helping people.
Taina Cutler ’14, Senior Career Coach
Taina joined Career Services in August 2014 and is enjoying the opportunity to assist students in achieving their career goals. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in May 2014 and is currently enrolled in the MBA Health Administration program at Saint Peter’s University. Taina has over 20 years combined experience working in the private, civic, and non-profit sectors. Since 1997 she has trained in Buddhist meditation and has also led workshops in stress management and conflict resolution. She is an active member of several student organizations on campus including the Social Justice Club, Cool Cats for Comprehensive Immigration Reform, and Researchers of Latino Education. Born in Puerto Rico and raised in California, Taina is fluent in Spanish and now resides in Jersey City with her husband Mitchell and son Cody.
Ally Therese Ongsuco, STEM Career Coach
Krystel Charles, Work Study Office Assistant
Krystel Charles joined the Office of Career Services as a Work Study Office Assistant in October 2012. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Krystel hopes to continue her education at Saint Peter’s Graduate Program and obtain her Master’s degree and hopefully Doctorate to become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or a Pediatric Oncology Nurse Practitioner. Krystel supports the office by updating our student registration and filing system as well as resume forms and answering phone calls when needed. Krystel enjoys her time at Saint Peter’s by attending any University events during her free time. When not in school, Krystel enjoys spending time with family and close friends.